It started In January 2009 au diner… Daniel explains how the Jazz business is screwed up. Marie Christine wonders how this expose will lead to an internship at Sunnyside for Charles
the next morning at breakfast … Daniel continues his speech, to us , to the tree , to the world … and hints at his status of retired executive avec une pantoufle reparee avec de la packing tape q’il a piquee upstairs . Francois est emu…
In the p.m. the same day … Daniel keeps selling, following Francois everywhere: the bathroom , bedroom , stairs …. Francois verifies Sunnyside’s cash flow indicators (blue sky or not) on iPhone ‘s weather channel. Predictions au beau fixe: He agrees to the internship
Week 1 – recommended reading … Charles buys a reference manual , in order to understand the highly intellectual conversations at the office . After one week , he has memorized 350 episodes of Seinfeld and speaks like a local.
Week 2 – learning the digital business Charles and Francois are busy at work .. copying videos they have downloaded from iTunes… John, our in house counsel, consults the police procedure manual to understand how the arrests will go down..
Week 3 – Artists’ visit Legendary saxophonist Lee Konitz visits… He shows off his shoes (nicer than Francois’) and his white glove to honor the memory of Michael Jackson who just passed away .. Not a word is said about jazz…
Week 4 – learning the digital business Metadatos Definitivos …
Week 4 – Artist’s visit Pianist and composer Deidre Rodman visits with her newborn.. Francois talks long term
Week 5 – Working hard … Charles applies himself and scrutinizes his screen…You have to go back years to find a winning Mets game …
Week 6 –No idea what Charles did The owners went on vacation…
Week 7 – Back to the “real” records business … “ Extreme Burning ”
Week 7 – Artist’s visit The young man is fascinated by a Cezanne- inspired “drying dishes” display. The gets a hand shake
Week 7 – Back to the “real” records business (ctn’d) Select, Load, Burn ….. Que du bonheur!!!!..
Week 9 – And the rewards … Yes!!!!! Arsenal won