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                                                                               Marcos 'Max' E. Vasquez
                                                             Maxx Vaxx Music Publishing (BMI) & Services


2006 Best Jazz Album of the Year and Best Lounge Artist of the Year by The Los Angeles Music Awards & 2010 Mark Isham Music Score Competition

Employment Experience/Exposure

ScamXposer 2011 - Present // Duties: Investigative reviewer, Research; Content copywriting/Management and dissemination; Social Media Management and admin for ScamXposer social pages including the fb business page, Pinterest, Twitter and LinkedIn pages; Video Production and Marketing Campaign on Youtube and Vimeo.

Syndicated News Network 2015 – Present // Duties: Reporter, Columnist

Gene Stone 2012- Present // Duties: Marketing, promotion and social media admin for Gene Stone and the Jazz Brigade album City The Bay.

Jeff Stetson -“Cycle of Life” 2006-Present (626)449-6282 Jeff Stetson artist/client // Duties: Album Producer, Publisher, arranger, manager, publicist, and sideman/ background vocalist for “Cycle Of Life” due out on Jan 4 2010; Video Director/Producer/Editor for eight songs; Marketing and sales, Inbound/outbound sales calls; Sales Representative, Administrator, Producer; Inbound/Outbound calls for licensing prospecting

The Randy Van Horne Singers 2008-present (818)590-9855 Alan Wilson, Director/Bandleader // Duties: First Tenor, second chair vocalist, Social Media/Marketing; Video Director/Videographer, Record Producer for new album

Encino Community Church 2008-Present  Rev. Margie Ann Taylor-Black, Performer // Duties: Video Director/Producer/Editor, for eleven songs (; Tenor vocalist in the choir, frequent featured artist, Marketing/Promotions, Social Media Admin

Atama Katama 2006-Present Music Publisher and PR-man in the U.S., NYC Tour Production/Documentary 2010, Andrew Ambrose, entertainer // Duties: Writer- business/marketing/tour plans; production coordinator for Atama & The Kings Of Borneo; Cameraman/Director/Producer for documentary in New York City, 2012.

Mark Isham, The Mark Isham Remix Score Contest 2010 // Winning entry- Duties: Composer; Music Editor/Engineer

Link Music 2007-present (323)352-6352 Andrea Bari, CEO // Recently merged Maxx Vaxx Music with Link music as publishing partners and licensing agents for each other's catalogs; Latest release: a multi-volume DVD9 box set of combined catalog for music supervisors // Duties: Sales Representative, Administrator, Producer; Inbound/Outbound calls for licensing prospecting

BestwaymarketingA1 Marketing Campaign 2009-2011 Joe Walker, CEO // Duties: Content copywriting/Management and dissemination; Social Media Plan implementation; PR copywriting

Eye C U 2010 Jared Gerber, Entertainer // Duties: Music Producer/Composer/Arranger/Engineer; Business Consultant; PR

Dawning of the Light Ages II 2011 New Album release // Duties: Composer/Producer/Artist; Marketing & Promotions/Sales; PR copywriting; Video Director/Editor; Marketing Campaign

Social Media profiles Administrator for 7 clients: Patti Kelly / Kingston DuCoeur / Jeff Stetson / Atama / Alan Wilson / The Encino Community Church / The Randy Van Horne Singers // Duties: Managing client social media profiles, adding network contacts, rating, adding favorites, copywriting Press Releases, promo messages, outbound/inbound calls for bookings, improving Google ranking tags, computer encoding and programming, etc. for their YouTube, Facebook and other profiles

The Choraliers Eight Christmas benefits 2009/2013, Kathy Bates, Director // Duties: Tenor vocalist, featured performer, Promotions/Marketing

Johnny Mercer Cancer Research Foundation Benefit at UCLA 2009, Dari Lallou, Producer // Duties: Three musical stage production segments for cancer benefit, Marketing campaign

Raul Ramos Book Opening at Vroman’s Pasadena 2009/2011 Raul Ramos, Author // Duties: Live Performer, Book’s Theme Song Composer for “America Libre” book sales campaign, Promoting book online

Patti Kelly 2009 (818)554-5937 Patti Kelli, Jazz Vocalist/Performer // Duties: Album & Video Producer, Publisher, arranger/engineer and SONY VEGAS video Director/Editor for  eleven songs (, Marketing, PR

Amanda Abizaid U.S. Tour Production 2009 Amanda Abizaid, entertainer // Duties: Writer- business/marketing/tour plans/cross country booking arrangements; Promotions/Marketing; Producer for studio Composition,

Moontribe Performer for 16th year Anniversary Event in Mojave Desert with Treavor Walton; Light Promotions campaign

The Music Shoppe 2007-2008 (626)905-8618 Joanne Ledesma, Host and co-producer // Duties: Producer/Marketing for internet radio show about the music industry (Thursdays from 2-3p.m. PST on; Managing Inbound calls from listeners

Georgie Donovan 2007-2008 (818)704-7310 Georgie, Performer // Duties: Producer for 3 songs
Irene Waters 2006 (818)231-0724 Performer // Duties: Producer for 2 songs

Maxx Vaxx Music (BMI), Los Angeles 1997- present (originally DBA as U.C.P.M 1994-1997) (310)867-0647 Owner and self-employed publisher/producer, Consultant, A&R, artist/composer/arranger/film scoring & synching/musician, engineer/editor/mastering, event producer (planner/promoter/director), etc., Business plan (with inventoried catalog of over 200 songs), reel and CDs available upon request), web designer for (with Danial Adamz)

Tribe Music, Santa Monica 1997-2005 (310)820-6864 Brett O'Brien, owner // Duties: Producer/Engineer/Mastering, A&R, and artist/performer // latest project: 2007 Final Mix & Mastering for 'Living The Blues' CD from the award winning film (shown at Cannes Film Festival)

Spiritus Records, Riverside 1998-2005, manager // Duties: Producer/Studio Chief of Operations, A&R, website co-designer, Administrator (office and networking[4 PCs on Win2K/XP network]), Publicity & Art Director (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc), recording artist and performer, composer/songwriter, engineer

Non-Music Work Experience

ScamXposer Writer 

Interview with Latino Magazine 2009

Best Way Marketing A1 2009-2011 Joe Walker, Owner // Duties: Marketing, Social Media Management, SEO Implementation, Content Writing/Management

Road Runner Marketing, an SEO company Canoga Park 2009 (888)226-8196 // Assistant Administrative Manager, IT technician

Intuit Merchant Solutions 2008 //Duties: Merchant Solutions Account Executive

Irell & Manella, Elite Law Firm 1987-1991 (310)277-1010 Beverly Hills // Duties: Word Processing/Fax Department – processor, incoming/outgoing fax delivery systems for over 500 lawyers

Releases & Shows

Ongoing: Producer for Artist clients' projects

2010 Production/Performance for The Randy Van Horne Singers
2009 Stage Production/Performance for Johnny Mercer Foundation Benefit
2009 Live Audio Recording and Video Production for Patti Kelly
2009 Video production work for Encino Community Church Easter Special Service
2009 Production on How Can I by Amanda Abizaid; Business/marketing plan writing
2009 Temp music Score for Paul Bock Film,
2006-2009 Production on "Cycle Of Life by Jeff Stetson
2008 Placed music materials on SBK Motorcycle Racing Video Game
2006-07 Two songs placed on Pay-Per-View special, and one on TV-1
2006- Entire catalog in the Nokia Ring Tones catalog and on over 100 download sites including iTunes
2005- My Name Is Earl on NBC- Song placed in pilot
2006- Sound For Shadows, While The City Sleeps, Beauty All Around, Return Of The Phoenix, Dawning of the Light Ages, The Magnus Project, Jeff Stetson-Nowhere Street (all releases on MVMBMI), Campaign For Quiet, and Bassland albums released for distribution
2005- Kingston DuCoeur-Then & Now (Black Bird Records), The Robbie Knievel Show(A&E), Latin Lifestyles (theme song)(UPN); i-Tunes (& 108 others) song posting
1999-2005- with Byron Allen (since 2000), WE Channel bumps (since 1999), Judging Amy(2001), Reading Rainbow (2000), 1999 Super Bowl
1999- Psychedelic Lunchbox Creator/Host/DJ of the Central American hit radio show broadcast live from Panama (simultaneously, Resident DJ for 3 major Panama nightclubs)
1998- Butterfly Garden (Maxx Vaxx Music), , October 22(Paramount Films) 1998- Transition Music Box Set(Transition Music) Mastering of 14 CD Set 1997- Hell To Tha Heavens & Beyond(Tribe Music); Lord Runningclam - Fun For The Whole Family (Moonshine Records)
1997-MTV performance on Abducted
1996- Pacific Rhythm(Harthouse Records)
1995- Luminescence(Priority Records)
1991-1993 Al Gori Latin Jazz Group (DMO Records)
1991-1993 Crystal (Venezuelan soap opera), Clutch Cargo (Slater Films) 1990- The Audition(Masters Productions)[submitted to Sundance Festival]

Large Events (involved in production/promotion/coordinator/set const. /etc)

1999- We Are One '99(Panama Canal Exchange Celebration)
1993-1997- Moontribe Full Moon Gathering Monthly
1996-1998- No-I-To-Love & Beauty All Around, Area 51(near actual Area 51), Narnia, DADA
1995- We Are One (Hollywood at the El Capitan/Mason's Lodge)
1986-1990 Dodsworth's (Pasadena[live act 4 nights a week]),
1984-1985 JPL Cultural Festival


2009-Encino Community Church; 2008-Georgie Donovan; 2006-Kingston DuCoeur; 1993-Altadena Dance Academy (4 arrangements); 1989-Paula Abdul, 1985-Count Basie Orchestra; 1984-Manhattan Transfer; 1982-1994- Water Colours


Group IV Recording, Hollywood 1988-1992 Angel Corderero, owner // Duties: Intern 2nd assistant recording engineer, studio assistant; worked on Who Framed Roger Rabbit? The Abyss, Back To The Future III, The War of the Roses, Grammy nominated albums by Will Smith, Joe Pass, Jon Hassell, Ray Brown, etc, and several TV shows including Tracy Ulman (incl. some of the first 'The Simpsons') and Mission Impossible


San Gabriel & Temple City High Schools 1979-82: diploma (top 1% of class in language/writing)
Pasadena City College 1982-1984: A.A. Courses: Music major, Languages minor
Berklee School of Music 1981: cert of completion: composition/arranging
Sonny Phillips Jazz Workshop 1983-'85: performance/composition
Dick Grove School of Music 1985-1987: performance/engineering/production
Platt College 2000-2002: Associate of Science: IT/Networking Major, Journalism Minor
Berklee School of Music 2006 cert: Music Publishing / Entertainment Law Essentials

Private studies with: Robert Rithaller (L.A. Philharmonic), Freddie Hubbard, Jon Hassell, Gary Foster, Clare Fischer, Bobby Bradford and George Belle (protégé of The Beatles' George Martin and Chicago's Roy Halley) 

Skills & Certifications

Computer & Programs: A Certified Computer Technician; Microsoft trained for network administration in Windows 2000 Pro & Advanced Server, XP Pro, NT; networking experience in Linux 7.0, Novell NetWare 5.0, Mac OS X; skilled in MS Word, Excel, Access, Power Point; graphics and video Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Premiere; internet security configuration and implementation; web design experience in Front page, Flash; Cisco routers; firewall implementation;

Audio Editing & Engineering: DAE expert in ProTools, Nuendo, Wavelab, CuBase, Ableton Live, Reason, Sonar, Cool Edit Pro as well as digital boards(ProTools, Yamaha O2R96v2.1, Roland & Mackie), analog gear(Nieve, SSL, Soundcraft mixing boards and Studer 24-track tape machines), digital mastering(Waves Diamond), encoding(mp3, wav, various downloadable formats); Video Editing: on Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Vegas Platinum Pro

Organizations (affiliations): BMI  member since 1991, NARAS, NALIP, DADA
1996-1997(Downtown Artists Development Assoc. [Board member]); Colors United
1992-1993(teacher); SMPTE 1988(Society of Motion Picture Technicians & Engineers),
Kanrisha Yosei Gakko 1991(certified in Japanese Business Management Trainers' Course), registered composer with the Library of Congress since 1984;

Work associations: Kingston DuCoeur(Seabiscuit), Poncho Sanchez, Jean Claude Toran, Sly & Robbie(Bob Marley), John Avila & Johnny Vatos(Oingo Boingo), Styx Hooper & Joe Sample(Jazz Crusaders), Alan Broadbent & Greg Field(Frank Sinatra, Woody Herman), Electric Skychurch, Dimitri(Dee-Lite), Mel E Mel & Whip L Whip(Grand Master Flash), Paula Abdul, Will Smith, etc.

References and Websites

Alan Wilson Director, Randy Van Horne Singers (818)590-9855
Jacob Maguire, Spiritus Records (818) 324-2293
Michael Dobson Transition Music [co-publisher] (323) 860-7074
Danial Adamz [IT Admin] 6087 417379 Malaysia Division
Cheryl Kilcheski [Business Consultant] (619) 218-3293  (currently under renovation)  (search Max Vasquez)


Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Flugel Horn, Fretless Bass, Hammond Organ, Keyboards, Percussion, Piano, Piccolo Trumpet, Synthesizers, Trombone, Trumpet, Voice - Tenor, Voice - Baritone, Voice - Backing, Voice - Lead

Technical Skills

Composing and Arranging

Adobe Photoshop

Final Cut Pro Video Editing



DVD Authoring
Post Production
Surround Sound Mixing

Languages (General)

English (Speak, Read, Write)
Spanish (Speak, Read, Write)

French (Read, Write)
Italian (Read, Write) 
Portuguese (Speak, Read, Write)

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