Why do we play music "nobody" likes?
Many styles of music are of a minority interest. Especially if your musical interest originates from a country, era, or culture different than your own.
Hanging out and posting online only goes so far.
So why do we persist swinging, shuffling, rocking and improvising decades after demise of these once popular forms in tiny rooms to tiny audiences? We are hardly making art with a capital A. We are essentially paying homage to something that already exists. Yet we continue.
I think there is a bit of all the above in myself.
David Story: Professional pianist, drummer, composer, and educator. Well into his 5th enthusiastic musical decade, David works with adults pursuing musical dreams in the autumn of life, while he maintains an active presence in the Toronto arts scene.