Every musician I’ve played with cares about the music. To play to the best of our ability, or create the right vibe, or reflect back the energy of the crowd, or do right by the original artist. We don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we aim for quality and the music matters. The notes matter.
I discovered this sentiment may not be universal among all musicians. This photo was taken inside the front entrance at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas:
To each his own!