Klugey musicians

Musicians aren't really any klugier than the rest of us, but a fascinating story in today's New York Times by Daniel Wakin reports that poor Yo Yo Ma is hardly the only musician to leave his instrument in a taxi.

My favorite part refers to an informal survey on violinist.com, according to which

36 percent of participants said they had left their violins somewhere by accident. Of the 93 who said where they'd left the instruments, 18 percent said in classrooms; 16 percent in restaurants; 12 percent in cars; 12 percent in practice rooms; 9 percent on trains; and 2 percent in the bathroom. Three percent said in taxis.

Makes me feel slightly better about the iPod I left last week in Midway airport....