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I'm taking my original music - songs I've shared for years with folks all over - into the studio to make my first professional album
147 backers pledged $16,083 to help bring this project to life.

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    Deepest Gratitude

    Receive a postcard from me, featuring the album art, with personal thanks.

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    The New Record

    Get a digital copy of the new record

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    • Digital download of the new album
    • Postcard with album art
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    Signed Poster

    Receive a signed poster with album art

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    • Album poster, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Postcard with album art
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    The Chapbook (w/ Bonus Tracks)

    Receive a signed copy of the chapbook I'll be distributing in lieu of CDs. Contains lyrics & writing, art & photos, credits, and more. You also get bonus tracks!

    Includes:
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    The Vinyl

    Receive a signed vinyl edition of the new album

    Includes:
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    Production Credit

    Get your name in the album credits

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    • Your name printed in the album credits
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    Producer's Parcel

    Get credited for your help and a lot of good merch

    Includes:
    • Your name printed in the album credits
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Album poster, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    Handwritten music

    Get handwritten music and lyrics of any song I've composed (Limited!)

    Includes:
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
    • Your name printed in the album credits
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    Art.

    Get a print from one of my collaborating artists--Dave Litman and David Lee Black! (See links on the page, contact me for more details)

    Includes:
    • Print from Dave Litman or David Lee Black
    • Your name printed in the album credits
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    One-on-one meet-up

    Join me for a one-on-one video conference! We can talk about songwriting, movement music, or anything you want! Limited! Will contact for scheduling.

    Includes:
    • One-on-one video conference
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • Your name printed in the album credits
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
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    Behind-the-Scenes Video

    Get high quality footage of the studio recording sessions, cut and polished, complete with full songs, outtakes, and even MORE bonus tracks!

    Includes:
    • Video of Studio Sessions
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • Your name printed in the album credits
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    Executive Producer Package

    Get an 'Executive Producer' credit on the album

    Includes:
    • Executive Producer credit on album
    • Video of Studio Sessions
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • One-on-one video conference
    • Print from Dave Litman or David Lee Black
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Album poster, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    Local House Concert

    (within 150 miles) I'll come play for your friends, family and neighbors in your living, room, patio, back yard or the location of your choice! My favorite way to share music, stories and jokes. Always an intimate and memorable good time! (Will be in contact for scheduling)

    Includes:
    • House Concert (Local)
    • Executive Producer credit on album
    • One-on-one video conference
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
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    Original Song Commission

    You give me the idea, lay out the theme and topic and sentiment, specific lines or features you'd like to include and I'll do my thing with it. We can correspond with drafts and different versions until you're happy with it. Then you'll get a copy of the finished tune. Sound good?

    Includes:
    • Original song commission
    • Executive Producer credit on album
    • One-on-one video conference
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Album poster, signed
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • Postcard with album art
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    House Concert - National

    I'll come play a house concert for you anywhere in the lower 48 states as well as parts of Mexico and Canada, and I'll knock down the price if its accessible by train.

    Includes:
    • House Concert (National)
    • Executive Producer credit on album
    • One-on-one video conference
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
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    The Kaboodle

    Just about everything. I'll come to you and fill your life with music for a two day workshop on songwriting, storytelling, poetry and all I've learned along the way. Plus two concerts. Book it at your home or favorite local venue, church, or community center. I can accommodate all ages and skill levels. Always a deeply fulfilling experience. For me too, no doubt.

    (good for lower 48 States and parts of Mexico and Canada)

    Includes:
    • Two-day music workshop and concert event
    • Executive Producer credit on album
    • Original song commission
    • Video of Studio Sessions
    • One-on-one video conference
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • Print from Dave Litman or David Lee Black
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
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    Climate Justice WS w/ Tim DeChristopher

    Climate Justice activist and my friend and collaborator Tim DeChristopher will join me in holding a workshop on climate justice, civil disobedience, and the music of social movements in the era of climate change. We want to know what folks are doing in their own communities, exchange organizing strategies, and expand the network of people making sacrifices in the face of this existential threat.

    Includes a concert. And plenty of mirth

    Book it at your home, or a favorite local venue, church, or community center.

    Learn more in the "About This Project" Section

    (Good for USA, parts of Canada and Mexico)

    Includes:
    • Climate Justice Workshop
    • Executive Producer credit on album
    • Video of Studio Sessions
    • One-on-one video conference
    • Handwritten music and lyrics
    • The Vinyl LP, signed
    • The Chapbook, signed
    • Digital download of the new album
    • Print from Dave Litman or David Lee Black
    • Bonus tracks! (digitial download)
    • Album poster, signed
    • Postcard with album art
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