Marvin Matthews - This Is Your NOW Event
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Angels
Marvin sings Angels from "Marvin Matthews at home...live!" DVD
About Us

Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.  Jody Mainello will assist you with your event.  

Our company is based on the belief that our clients' and customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.

We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the music industry.

Our representatives are:

Jean Welch-Wilson 
615-496-5183
Jody Mainello
615-822-9714
Lone Oak Entertainment
jody@loneoakentertainment.com


Briefly about Marvin


When Marvin was six years old, his first grade teacher told him he could go to a school closer to his home in inner-city Washington, D.C. to avoid a long bus ride across town every day. Hearing that, Marvin promptly transferred himself to a new school. That take-charge, "do-what-needs-to- be-done" attitude obviously is an integral part of Marvin's personality. His music is simply further evidence of that trait. He sees a need and finds a way to meet it.

Marvin has nine recordings to his credit and two video presentations. As always, there's a touch of jazz, a bit of hip-hop, some light pop and, of course, the traditional gospel music foundation upon which his music rests. He has made sure his projects provide something special for every listening ear while maintaining the integrity of his call as an exceptional artist.

One industry insider stated, "Marvin Matthews is the music industry's best-kept secret." That's high praise indeed for someone who once thought he wasn't cut out for a career in music. Marvin initially planned a career as an attorney. He pursued the study of law at St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico before transferring to Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas. "Everybody I knew as a kid growing up could sing or play an instrument," he says, "so I didn't think I was anything out of the ordinary." But Marvin is hardly ordinary.

He began studying music at age eight. His credits then include the following: he started the first gospel choir at his junior high school in D.C.; toured Romania at 18; was featured soloist with the world-famous Spurrlows; sang contemporary gospel music in opera houses throughout Europe; electrified the Philippines on Martin After Dark the number one rated television show in that country, and the list goes on.

Marvin has performed in some of the finest venues in America, toured Korea, Japan, China, and all of Europe.  He has led corporate leaders and congregations in various conferences including:
M.O. P.S. (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) Convention
OCEA (Ohio Christian Educators Association)
J & J Music Conferences---for music industry professionals
The National Childrens' Pastors Conferences
The Southern Baptist Convention
The Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney
Amway Family Reunions
The Black Tie Dinner
The Fellowship Convocation
Lincoln Center-Avery Fisher Hall
Bill and Gloria Gaither Homecomings
and a score of other national and international gatherings.

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