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Matt Wallace, For a Season, Available Now!
Matt Wallace is set to release his solo recording, For a Season, with Pinecastle Records on March 11th, 2014. The first single from the album, “Old Man Winter,” has already been released to radio. Also, the album is now available for pre-order on iTunes for for the reduced price of $7.99 until the release date. Wallace is a young, up and coming musician in the bluegrass world. He is currently the bassist for Pinecastle artists Mark Newton and Steve Thomas, and is currently playing tour dates with Terry Baucom as well. He lives in his boyhood hometown of Knoxville, TN, where he started playing bass at the age of ten. After playing collegiate baseball, he began pursuing his passion for music. He has toured with some of the best in bluegrass including David Parmley and Continental Divide, Audie Blaylock and Redline, Pine Mountain Railroad, and Paul Williams and The Victory Trio. Wallace made his Grand Ole Opry debut in 2012 performing with the legendary Jesse McReynolds. When not on tour he stays in high demand as a fill-in and session bass player.
On For a Season, Matt Wallace shows off not only his bass playing and vocal talents but his producing skills as well. He sings lead on five tracks and brings in a few friends for the remainder of the tracks including Jesse Gregory, Jerry Cole, Paul Brewster, and Wayne Taylor. The first single released to radio from the album, “Old Man Winter,” has Matt Wallace as lead vocalist. Where style is concerned, Wallace sticks solidly within the bluegrass genre throughout the album while featuring Jesse Gregory on a cover of the Norah Jones/Dolly Parton hit, “Creepin’ In,” and Paul Brewster on a cover of Neil Diamond’s “Long Gone.” Writers of the remainder of the tracks are mostly from within the bluegrass community and Wallace even shows his gospel side singing the tune, “I Want to Know More About My Lord.” Wallace represents a bright and talented future for bluegrass and he proves himself with this album not only as a performer but a producer as well.
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About Pinecastle Records:
Pinecastle Records was created nearly 23 years ago as a favor to a friend and has since grown into a legendary label with nearly 250 releases in its catalog including titles from some of the most influential musicians in the bluegrass genre such as Eddie Adcock, The Osborne Brothers, Jim and Jesse and Charlie Waller & The Country Gentlemen. Pinecastle has always placed an emphasis on fostering the talents of bluegrass up and comers and has helped with the growth of the careers of Terry Eldredge, Jesse Brock, Josh Williams, and Kristin Scott Benson, among others. Today, Pinecastle is situated in the mountains of North Carolina owned by medical doctor Lonnie Lassiter with CEO Ethan Burkhardt and COO Matt Hood as its executive leadership.
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