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My Debut Album, “Pure Imagination”

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For years, I worked behind the scenes for a variety of major recording artists in the fields of Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Pop, Soul and Country. I wrote my compositions and arrangements out of the public eye. If you are familiar with my name it’s only because you came across it in album credits or in […]

GROWING UP IN A RECORDING STUDIO

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Lute Records was founded by violinist, songwriter, band leader and music publisher Al Kavelin in 1960.  I’m his son, Frank.  Before my father ventured out on his own, he ran the publishing division of  Arwin Records, a company owned by Doris Day and her husband, Marty Melcher.  They enjoyed much success–until they didn’t.  Things didn’t […]