Outside the Jukebox: How I Turned My Vintage Music Obsession Into My Dream Gig

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5.8 X 1.1 X 8.3 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Scott Bradlee is a pianist and musical arranger. His musical collective, Postmodern Jukebox, is best known for its viral "pop music in a time machine" covers and has performed in over 400 live shows in five different continents.


"Candid, hilarious, and wildly fun, Outside the Jukebox is the book I wish I'd had when I was getting my start in theatre."
--Kristin Chenoweth, Broadway and television star

"Bradlee found tremendous success by going his own way, and he turned his passion into a creative movement....I am learning from this read!"
--Mick Fleetwood, cofounder of Fleetwood Mac

"Bradlee's story is a crash course on how to launch a monster career in entertainment."
--Chris Silbermann, managing director, ICM Partners

"Scott Bradlee may just be the most creative musician turned entrepreneur I've had the honor to work with. Read this book and you will be inspired to chase your dreams the way he has."
--John Burk, president, Concord Records

"With an uncanny ability to tap into the cultural zeitgeist time and again, Scott Bradlee has given rise to a whole new crop of mega-talented singers and musicians, blending pop and jazz in a completely novel way....Outside the Jukebox takes us inside his unique method."
--Dave Koz, jazz saxophonist and host of Sirius-XM's The Dave Koz Lounge

"[An] entertaining memoir...Anyone eager to know more about the man behind the music will want to pick this up."--Publishers Weekly

"Outside the Jukebox will be of interest to up-and-coming musicians and Internet performers, not least because of his description of the traits and habits that helped Bradlee flourish....Here's hoping that Bradlee's hunger for success and his love of music keep him producing joyous, winning work for many years to come."--The Weekly Standard

"Fans of Postmodern Jukebox will certainly enjoy this, but anyone who is ready, as Bradlee says, to 'go out and make art' will appreciate his optimistic tone as well...Outside the Jukebox is a feel-good memoir with an inside look at Postmodern Jukebox founder Scott Bradlee's unconventional approach to a career."--Shelf Awareness (starred review)