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Gary Melvin

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We live in a world of constant change, and music changes along with it, serving as the soundtrack to our lives while we figure things out. Music is a reaction to the past as well as the present, and it attempts to guide us into the future. The last decade has brought a lot of changes to the way we find, listen to and acquire music, but one thing remains constant: humanity’s love of honest and real music, created and performed with integrity, heart and vision. This is the foundation of singer/songwriter, Gary Melvin, and the music he creates.

Born and raised in sunny California, Gary has spent the better part of his life with a guitar in his hands. What started as a curious interest in music blossomed into a life-passion for it, leading him through years of determined and accomplished study and training, as well as several years as a professional musician in Los Angeles. Those years included touring Guam, Korea and Japan, and also included four years touring the U.S. playing guitar for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Along the way, Gary became a part of numerous bands and projects creating and recording original music, until late 2007 when he wrote and recorded his first solo album: “Spare Time.” Made almost completely by himself, Melvin sought to find his voice as a singer and songwriter with “Spare Time.” Focused on allowing the songs to evolve naturally and organically, the album flows without the aid of trends or gimmicks, sparking this comment from journalist, Stephen Ivory: “As a lyricist

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