This was in today's LA Times Calendar on jobs for graduating musicians. The link has the full article and related articles. Louis April 9, 2006 E-mail story * Print * Most E-Mailed THE STATE OF MUSIC EDUCATION Players' prospects With more music school graduates than jobs, what does their future hold? Apr 9, 2006 * Sunday Calendar http://www.calendarlive.com/printed...836937,print.htmlstory?coll=la-home-headlines By Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer "There are now too many musicians in San Francisco, more than enough to fill all the 'jobs.' What we need is work, not musicians. Stay away from San*Francisco. You will find it cheaper in the end." Notice signed "By order, Board of Directors, Local #6, San Francisco" and posted in the American Musician in 1898. Anyone who supposes that American musicians have a tough time finding jobs compared with their forebears obviously hasn't looked into the matter. The advisory at above shows just how little times have changed.