TURN AROUND AND TAKE A BOW! MY MUSICAL LIFE – Mike Dixon (Matador).
Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩
Mike Dixon has been MD-ing in musical theatre since the 1970s and this account of his journey to eminence in 20 West End productions makes encouraging reading – especially for anyone starting out.
Born in Plymouth in 1957 to a church-going family, Dixon recalls being fascinated by music from infancy. There were hymns and an organ at church, classical music records, the school choir and recorder playing at primary school. He doesn’t remember learning to read music any more than most people can remember learning to read words.
A turning point came when head teacher, Mr Parish, spotted the young Dixon’s talent and gave him a piano he was replacing …
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