Look at the title. A recommendation from my friend, Alley, I began reading "Mozart in the Jungle" with some expectations. Scandal! While Tindall does discuss her sexual relationships with various musicians (including
My degree is music education, not music performance. I love to play my instrument (the viola) and had always romanticized life as a professional performer. For me, reading "Mozart in the Jungle" was a constant surprise as to the realities of performan
I had not considered the monotony being a performer. The same pieces of music, over and over. And I had certainly not considered the life of a person performing in the Broadway pit. I have played at
This book was highly informative! Bravo to Blair Tindall! My lasting impression of her words is this - I'm glad I made the career choice I did. It was difficult to read and imagine going from audition to audition, competing against so many musicians for one seat. With each audition, the musician is paying for their air fare, hotel stays, etc. Debt grows each time you go for a job and d
You will be inspired by the courage of Blair Tindall to begin a new career, and the path that she takes to get there. You will be impressed with the honesty in which she displays her feelings a
For more information on Blair Tindall, check out this webpage, with links to her blogs and articles.