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A) Inspirational groups (multi genre/non musical) :
- Why they inspire (music, personalities, working style/ethic , sum greater than parts etc)
B) The band leader :
- What is required , gained, lost, traded to fulfill this role (RM opinion only!)
C) Reasoning :
- What does the ensemble represent ?
- Why do you want to begin one?
- Future aims?
- Dream lineup/ Consistent personnel/ flexible membership
D) Styles of running/rehearsal :
- Historical info from well known /lesser known bandleaders and conductors,
- RM personal experiences (as both leader and sideman, agent , promotor )
- the band meeting
- democracy : Some great ensembles sharing leadership.
E) Longevity :
- Examples of / Reasoning for some great short/long lived ensembles.
- Extraction/development of principles from these.
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