Audition Protip One-Liners

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by moogieotter, Sep 1, 2019.

  1. moogieotter

    moogieotter Custom Title

    Jun 16, 2009
    Duluth, GA
    I’ll start:
    Be asked to turn up.
  2. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    Do your homework
  3. DirtDog


    Jun 7, 2002
    The Deep North
    Listen and ask questions.
  4. Bunk McNulty

    Bunk McNulty It is not easy to do simple things correctly. Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 2012
    Northampton, MA
    Be punctual, be prepared, be pleasant.
  5. moogieotter

    moogieotter Custom Title

    Jun 16, 2009
    Duluth, GA
    Never a bad idea to smell good
  6. JACink


    Mar 9, 2011
    Bring a P bass.
    alanolynn, joebar, lfmn16 and 12 others like this.
  7. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Supporting Member

    "is the beer cold?"
  8. moogieotter

    moogieotter Custom Title

    Jun 16, 2009
    Duluth, GA
    Knowing, embracing, and following the alcohol expectations is a great idea.
  9. RyanOh

    RyanOh Gold Supporting Member

    What key do you play it in?
    jamro217 likes this.
  10. mapleglo

    mapleglo Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2013
    phoenix, az
    I charge extra for each Eb note.
  11. Bodeanly


    Mar 20, 2015
    Never underestimate the power of an ego.
    joebar, chupacerveza and jamro217 like this.
  12. Never underestimate the effect of your ego when trying to impress others. Keep it in check, don't be a douche.
  13. Bodeanly


    Mar 20, 2015
  14. salcott

    salcott Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2007
    NYC, Inwood.
    Know the material well enough to be able to transpose on the spot.
  15. Keger Jupit

    Keger Jupit Inactive

    May 10, 2018
    The Great PNW!!
    Be humble
    Check all batteries & strings
    Be early
  16. Heyturnup


    Mar 28, 2016
    Let your bass do most of the talking.
  17. RCH


    May 24, 2015
    3 things. Be good looking. Be attractive. Don't be unattractive.
  18. TheMaynorD

    TheMaynorD Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 28, 2013
    Oklahoma City
    Be yourself, unless you are awful. Then be someone else.
  19. Rip Van Dan

    Rip Van Dan DNA Endorsing Artist Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2009
    Duvall, WA
    LOL...bring a Jazz bass, especially if it's a horn band.;)
  20. mc900ftj


    Jan 21, 2014
    This. It is much better to look good than to play well. My looks have gotten me everything that I have in life. It's humbling it isn't. :poop::rolleyes:
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