“They messaged me after seeing my profile, and following an exchange of messages through Down To Jam where we talked about the band and what kind of commitment was required, I was invited to come out for an informal audition,” Whyte said.
The audition was a success, and after only a few months of rehearsals, Urban Jive—with newest full-time member Whyte on vocals and strings—co-headlined a benefit show at a jampacked Mod Club in Toronto.
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” The matching algorithm automatically analyzes those answers and the information in each user’s profile, and generates matching percentages that appear next to every musician on the site.
You might ask, ‘If two musicians on the site are actually musically compatible but answered these questions so differently that the site tells them they’re not a great match, why wouldn’t they still try and connect?
But what the matching percentages try to do is provide a preview of how you might get along with that user, both on stage and off.
Indeed you might start a successful project with a musician who is a low match, but the site’s three owners believe you’re more likely to achieve success with a musician who is a high match.
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