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September in the Rain

Postby Rick Averill » Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:29 am

Been reading "September in the Rain," the biography of Nelson Riddle. What I take from it more than anything else is:

First rule of arranging--Keep your client happy.
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Re: September in the Rain

Postby MIDI Life Crisis » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:24 am

That's the first rule in any business! But man, RIddle me a few arrangements like that! ☺ What a master he was.
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