Embark on a musical journey by helping to fund my new world fusion album!
Thanks for checking out my Kickstarter campaign! The production of my new solo album is nearing completion and I am asking for your help to reproduce it. Your money will go toward making the first 200 full color, glossy copies of the CD plus the fancy "eco-wallets" they'll be packaged in!
I'm going to give you three GOOD reasons why you should help fund this project:
1. You will help to make this music possible.
The album is an eclectic mix of sounds from around the globe, including some from my American "back yard." The music will get your soul moving even if you're quietly enjoying the music from your living room. Or it might also keep you company while you drive to work...it might even make you feel like your commute is some kind of crazy mission to recover a long-lost treasure. Just be careful you don't get carried away and end up with a speeding ticket (it's happened to me).
2. You will help to make my dreams come true.
I am currently working as a full time band teacher. I enjoy my job, but my dream is to work as a freelance composer, arranger, and performer. I would love to work from home, spend more time with my family, and occasionally venture out to exotic locales to promote and perform my music. Okay, they don't even have to be exotic, as long as they give me a nice steak dinner or, at the very least, a good cheeseburger and some sweet potato fries.
3. The world needs more art.
According to Burt Bacharach, "what the world needs now is love, sweet love." I'll grant that he's partially right, but great music, art, films, and food are right up there...not to mention a good drink, which makes all of the above more enjoyable. What I'm getting at is this is your chance to make the world a better place!
Okay, I'm getting a little too lofty for my britches, but seriously now...I believe this music could add a splash of diversity to your musical life. It could expose you to some new sounds, evoke some new, imaginative thoughts...or it could just simply make you feel slightly cooler knowing that you helped to make it happen!
The great thing about Kickstarter is that there's nothing saying I can't raise more than my goal amount. Anything beyond the $700 I need to make the physical product will be put toward mixing and mastering. As of right now, I will be completing this step myself. If I have the money to do it, however, I would love to have an additional professional "ear" help to make this musical journey the best it can possibly be!
Want to hear more music from the CD? Click on the play button below:
Want to learn more about my music in general? Visit williamarnoldmusic.com!
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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A digital download of Expedition.Estimated delivery:
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A signed copy of Expedition.Estimated delivery:
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Two copies of the CD so you can give one away!Estimated delivery:
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Two copies of the CD plus two tickets to the official release party! (The exact location is still to be determined, but it will be somewhere in northern New Jersey).Estimated delivery:
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Help me name one of the tracks! None of the songs on Expedition have official names yet, except for the one cover song I am recording. At this level, you can have the opportunity to help me name one of the tracks and get credit for it in the liner notes! Plus, you get two copies of the CD...one to keep, one to give away!Estimated delivery:
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Are you working on a recording project yourself? I will gladly play on one of your recordings! Plus, you get two copies of the CD...one to keep, one to give away!Estimated delivery:
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Three 1/2 hour instrumental lessons on any of the instruments I play. If you are too far away, we can do this via Skype. Plus, you get two copies of the CD...one to keep, one to give away!Estimated delivery:
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I will give you the tin whistle that I used on this album. The instrument was made by Tony Dixon and is one of my favorites. I can also sign the plastic case, if you you would like. This is a one-of-a-kind offer! Plus, you get two copies of the CD...one to keep, one to give away!Estimated delivery:
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I will personally help you arrange your song or composition, including the creation of a rough demo. This is something I already do professionally, so you can kill two birds with one stone...you can help support this project and I can help support yours! Plus, you get two copies of the CD...one to keep, one to give away!Estimated delivery:
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A concert at your house, school, or office. Myself and at least three other performers will travel to your venue of choice. If you are located outside of NJ, you will have to cover traveling expenses as well. At this level of pledge, I will also provide you with 20 copies of the CD to share with friends, family, and co-workers!Estimated delivery:
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