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Outside the Jukebox
- How I Turned My Vintage Music Obsession into My Dream Gig
- By: Scott Bradlee
- Narrated by: Scott Bradlee
- Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
With student loan debt piling up and no lucrative gigs around the corner, Scott Bradlee found himself in a situation all too familiar to struggling musicians and creative professionals, unsure whether he should use the little income he had to pay the rent on his basement apartment on the fringes of New York City or to avoid defaulting on his loans. It was under these desperate circumstances that Bradlee began experimenting, applying his passion for jazz, ragtime, and doo-wop styles to contemporary hits by singers like Macklemore and Miley Cyrus - and suddenly an idea was born.
- By Minos on 27-11-18
Love love love this book about the rise of PMJ
It was fascinating to hear about the rise of PMJ. I was lucky enough to be at one of their first UK gigs years ago and to watch them return year after year bigger and better, but knew very little about the story behind the eclectic mix of ever evolving singers, musicians and dancers that make up PMJ. Scott's is a fascinating story of someone that didn't quite fit in. Of how having passion, talent, luck and perseverance, and refusing to do things by the book, can pay off. Can't wait for part 2!!