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This book offers lots of wonderful anecdotes about the average hard-working musician's life.
This is a book that you will not put down until it is done and will not give away because you will want to read it again.
Justin Locke's book is a collection of about thirty-five anecdotes about his life as a musician with the Boston Pops.
A good read and in-depth look at the mechanics of classical music players. Loved his writing and honesty.Published 1 month ago by Aurorazdb
Justin's book was recommended to me by a mutual colleague in the TV biz who spent many years broadcasting the Boston Pops. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Donna Judge
Highly accessible and entertaining book demystifying symphony orchestras, pit orchestras and the musicians. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Combray
Interesting read, started out great, but eventually deteriorated into a rah rah Justin Locke book, ending with links to his website, etc. Read morePublished 6 months ago by segoviajr
Great insight into the life of a symphony musician. Book was an easy read. I did think the author thinks a lot about himself.Published 7 months ago by Lowell Bonnett
Mostly enjoyable if rather rambling. Some of the anecdotes were of the "I guess you had to be there" type.Published 8 months ago by Stuart Douglas
Since I am myself a musician, this book made me laugh. Justin Locke is not a real writer, and it shows, but his knowledge of the ins and outs of the professional musician's life... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ernest B. Douglas
Thoroughly enjoyable account of playing in an orchestra. I particularly enjoyed it because I am an orchestral musician and conductor. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Doris Gazda
It is lots of fun reading this account of Justin's experiences. Symphony musicians will laugh out loud many times during the book.Published 11 months ago by Pauline