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'Mozart in the Jungle' on Amazon gets good after woeful pilot
'Mozart in the Jungle' on Amazon gets good after woeful pilot

All that follows the first several paragraphs of this review will constitute an endorsement, so I encourage you to keep reading past the negative opening remarks, as I would encourage you to keep watching "Mozart in the Jungle," whose first season begins Tuesday on Amazon, past its so-so, sometimes off-putting pilot. It gets good thereafter — very good. The 10-episode series, which comes from executive producers Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Alex Timbers — who wrote the pilot, as well — is based on oboist Blair Tindall's 2005 book of the same name, subtitled "Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music." Part memoir, part institutional analysis, it...

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