News, but not the serious kind
When the top brass goes to Europe…
Hey Blog Guy, we could use some of your famous travel advice. My brass ensemble is going to Paris, and we….
Are you out of your mind? Don’t you know the French can’t stand brass instruments? You could be arrested before you play a single note.
No! That sort of Overture is out of the question! If you tried a stunt like that, they’d be playing “Taps” for you. On the cello, of course.
So you don’t think anybody could get by with playing a brass instrument in France? What about yourself? You’re so diplomatic, Blog Guy, could you do it?
Well, I hate to blow my own horn, but…
An anti-G8 protester plays a trumpet while being dragged away by French riot police from a protest in Paris, May 26, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly