I happened upon Michael J. Pfeifer, who fronts the Michael Pfeifer Trio on overcast afternoon as I walked down Palisade Ave. This guy just handed me a flyer -- I figured it was a real estate agency, or perhaps discount suits. But instead, Michael said: "Check me out on MySpace...this is my band." Well, I did, and it's pretty cool stuff, and a definite break from the indie-liciousness usually featured here. Pfeifer's pedal steel wafts and fades around through the trio's "country-jazz" tunes.
Day job: Tractor trailer driver
What's the worst or most interesting thing that's happened to you at work?
Got Frank Sinatra's autograph
Does work ever conflict with your music?
I drive part-time so there isn't much conflict between driving and performing. However, part-time means that I'm poor.
Do you have health insurance?
I have health coverage under my wife's plan
Who are the three people you'd most like to have at one of your shows, in terms of helping your music career?
Paul McCartney, Madonna's agent and Tony Bennett
If Wal-Mart approached you about using your music in an ad, for a large sum, would you do it?
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