New Jersey Stage 2017: Issue 5 - Page 140

this year?’ I said, ‘$450.’ He said, ‘And you play every weekend? What kind of music do you play that you get paid so little?’ I said, ‘I work with a lot of original artists.’ And he looks at the lawyer and says, ‘All right, be seated’ (both laugh). Even the judge knew there was no money in original music. But being able to help these peo- ple, so they can tell their friends, ‘Hey, we’re going to be on the radio tonight. Tune in,’ so far it’s worked out. Corey Glover of Living Colour. And I always tell them I’m a musi- cian, so they don’t think I’m some Joe off the street asking questions. I can relate to what you’re talking about, so talk to me. Here’s one of the funniest stories. My daughter turned 17, so we go to Chili’s for her birthday. We’re not there five minutes, and my phone rings. It’s from New York, and I’m like, ‘I have no idea who that is.’ Ignore! I’m with my daugh- ter. It’s her birthday! I’m not going to sit on the phone. You know? It’s a passion for the underdog So about 30 seconds later, it’s and a sense of nurturing. Parent- ringing again, and it’s the same hood is the best, but it’s a differ- number. I looked at her and said, ent kind of nurturing because ‘You know what? I don’t know compared to your children, you’re who this, but they want to talk to almost nurturing strangers. But me awfully bad. Let me see.’ I say, there is a sense of nurturing to it, ‘Hello.’ ‘Hi, is this Danny Cole- and for guys like you and me, it man?’ I said, ‘Yes, it is. Who’s this feels really good to do that. please?’ He says, ‘This is Corey To help them. Yeah. Glover.’ I said, ‘What?!’ He said, But through the media, I’ve also ‘This is Corey Glover of Living gotten to play with Gary Hoey, Ed Colour? You’re supposed to inter- Roland of Collective Soul and view me at 7 o’clock.’ I said, ‘Yeah, NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX 140