Los Angeles Musicians Get a Makeover Columnist Joel Stein takes us behind the scenes in the world of classical music. When the Los Angeles Philharmonic isn't dressed in evening wear, and the members are allowed to dress as they please, it can be a disaster. He gave a few lucky musicians a makeover.
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Los Angeles Musicians Get a Makeover

Los Angeles Musicians Get a Makeover

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Columnist Joel Stein takes us behind the scenes in the world of classical music. When the Los Angeles Philharmonic isn't dressed in evening wear, and the members are allowed to dress as they please, it can be a disaster. He gave a few lucky musicians a makeover.

Guest:

Joel Stein, columnist for the Los Angeles Times and author of the op-ed "Casual Friday at the L.A. Phil"

David Allen Moore, bassist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic