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Mozart In The Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music

Blair Tindall.
Item #: D02164
Format: Paperback
Pages/Publication Date: 336 / 2006
Publisher: Grove
ISBN: 9780802142535
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In a book that inspired the Amazon Original series starring Gael García Bernal and Malcolm McDowell, oboist Blair Tindall recounts her decades-long professional career as a classical musician—from the recitals and Broadway orchestra performances to the secret life of musicians who survive hand to mouth in the backbiting New York classical music scene. Tindall and her fellow journeymen musicians often play drunk, high, or hopelessly hungover, live in decrepit apartments, and perform in hazardous conditions—working-class musicians who schlep across the city between low-paying gigs, without health-care benefits or retirement plans, all in the name of Art.


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