he obviously is not a house hold name
(ok maybe in some jazz teachers house but not a normal jo six pack house)
so he can’t retire to play golf. Here is someone at the top of the jazz drumming game
with skills that surpass 95% of the drummers on the planet
yet it won’t buy a cup of coffee in this planet…
so ultimately musicsians are worth less monitarily than
say a fireman or productions artist with a pension plan.
the later can retire some day while the former has to become something else to make a crude living.