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Book details
  • Genre:HUMOR
  • SubGenre:Form / Essays
  • Language:English
  • Pages:23
  • eBook ISBN:9781626752924

Rare Wax

Stories from A Life In Music

by Matthew Larkin Cassell

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Overview
Rare Wax is a humorous and inspiring tale. A collection of feel-good stories: learning how to play a musical instrument, the world of record collectors and record deals, Los Angeles beat makers, DJs and spin artists, throw in a few pirates and “lost” recordings, the Bay Area author, musician, recording artist and songwriter weaves a story of life in the Bay Area ‘50s to present day Marin County, with side trips to Mexico City, San Francisco, Tokyo and St. Tropez. After a series of highly unlikely events occur, the pieces of the puzzle come together.
Description
Rare Wax is a humorous and inspiring tale. A collection of feel-good stories: learning how to play a musical instrument, the world of record collectors and record deals, Los Angeles beat makers, DJs and spin artists, throw in a few pirates and “lost” recordings, the Bay Area author, musician, recording artist and songwriter weaves a story of life in the Bay Area ‘50s to present day Marin County, with side trips to Mexico City, San Francisco, Tokyo and St. Tropez. After a series of highly unlikely events occur, the pieces of the puzzle come together.
About the author
Matthew Larkin Cassell is a northern California author and composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. His songwriting style is a fusion of funk, R&B, jazz and pop. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Mr. Cassell has made numerous appearances in the Bay Area and European tours throughout his formative years as a musician. Mr. Cassell is best known for his original, privately pressed vinyl recordings from the 70s and 80s: the LP 'Pieces' from 1977, the EP, 'Matt The Cat' released in 1978, and the untitled 45 released in 1980. Mr. Cassell has seen a revival of interest in his music through the Internet and rare vinyl and beat collectors worldwide Features on the re-discovery of Mr. Cassell's recordings have appeared in The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Marin Independent Journal.
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