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Author Bradlee, Scott, 1981- author.

Title Outside the jukebox : how I turned my vintage music obsession into my dream gig / Scott Bradlee.

Publication Info. New York : Hachette Books, 2018.


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Bradlee,S BRA    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description xii, 244 pages, 8 unpaged pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
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Contents My first gig, or How I got fired from Walmart -- How to skip your lessons and still become a musician -- Falling in love with the process -- Creating the future by embracing the past -- An underachiever's guide to fumbling through higher education -- Finding my niche -- How to pay your bills doing something you kind of enjoy -- Dealing with failure -- Finding a new way forward -- Hey now, you're a YouTube star -- -- The monster called perfectionism -- Embracing changing technology -- From pianist to producer -- Finding inspiration in the most unlikely places -- the quiet birth of postmodern jukebox -- Getting the band back together -- How I earned to stop worrying and love my YouTube trolls -- The internet as amplifier -- Making it on a budget -- How to go mainstream--with the help of Miley Cyrus -- Building the right team -- Constructing a dream factory -- the power of absurdity -- Taking the plunge -- How getting kicked out landed us on Hollywood's map -- Things fall apart -- Uncovering the awesome power of collaboration -- Tapping the authentic self -- Success (and its discontents) -- Making it without a record deal -- Setting up shop -- Making a great impression -- The advantages of an entourage -- The search for freedom -- Thinking outside the jukebox -- The show must go on -- A community thrives -- Returning home -- Epilogue.
Summary The author shares the story of how his experiments in applying his passion for jazz, ragtime, and doo-wop music to contemporary popular hits ultimately led to his project, Postmodern Jukebox, becoming a global sensation.
Subject Bradlee, Scott, 1981-
Postmodern Jukebox (Musical group).
Arrangers (Musicians) -- Biography.
Musicians -- Biography.
Popular music.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780316415736 (hardcover)
0316415731 (hardcover)

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