Entertainment, Music, Nonfiction

This book is written by 17 year old music whiz Matthew Bernstein. The book features 70 musicians including Gene Simmons from Kiss and Chaka Kahn. All proceeds from book sales are being donated to the Fender Music Foundation to keep music programs healthy and vibrant across the nation.

We will be booking media appearances for this Author as well as book signing events in the Author hometown as well as additional cities and states.

“Music Soothes the Soul” features engaging stories from seventy musicians, artists, scientists and entrepreneurs who show how music can positively impact our lives. These personal narratives demonstrate that music truly is a universal language.

“Music Soothes the Soul” reveals the worlds of famous celebrities as well as those who work behind the scenes. Discover how Gene Simmons, Chaka Khan, Dave Wakeling, Riker Lynch, and other artists got their start. Appreciate how nonprofits like Road Recovery and Guitars Not Guns help at-risk youth find emotional strength through making music. Get a peek backstage from musicians who play with Carlos Santana, Beyoncé, and Prince. Learn about performing on reality TVMusic inspired each story and this book tells why.

Matthew Bernstein started his career as a staff writer for Oregon Music News at age 13. He wrote “Music Soothes the Soul” as a high school student, completing it during his senior year. The book is based on his popular weekly Oregon Music News series called, “Music on the Street”.  Foreword by Larry Thomas, Founder of the Fender Music Foundation Music is a powerful force. The benefits of music run as deep as one’s soul, and it has always taken me to a special place. Music Soothes the Soul is a must read for anyone who loves music. Matthew Bernstein, at age 17, has interviewed 70 fascinating music leaders from many countries who share a common passion, which is their love of music. In writing this book, Matthew’s goals were to inspire his readers and provide opportunities for children to imagine, create, and express themselves through music.”