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Josh Harris debut musical comedy album with Grammy nominated producer Blue Hamilton! You'll laugh, dance, and feel like a real woman!
Josh Harris debut musical comedy album with Grammy nominated producer!
Josh Harris debut musical comedy album with Grammy nominated producer!
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FINAL WEEK! WATCH THIS HILARIOUS VIDEO UPDATE AND FIND OUT WHY YOUR CONTRIBUTION MATTERS MORE THAN EVER!
Video Directed by Michael Gorgolione: www.Rendezvoodooatl.com

 You may have seen me on Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes, or in one of my hilarious music videos; you may have even seen me on one of your favorite day time talk shows... 

"This is why I quit drinking"
"This is why I quit drinking"

I'm getting ready to create a full length high production musical comedy album with grammy nominated producer Blue Hamilton! It's my dream to fuse original radio quality dance music with hilarious lyrics to create a comedy record that's never been done before. These songs are going to be as catchy as they are funny, completely clean, and top 40 quality. Two of these tracks have already been recorded and with your help I'll be able to complete this amazing album.

I was looking for a soul mate, I needed someone with wisdom. Cougars just weren't insightful enough, that's when I fell for my 85 year Fiance, she's not a cougar, she's a Sabertooth. 

Check out a Sneak Peak of my newest song Ballin on a Budget and learn how to live Large without getting charged! 

I'll be collaborating with some of my favorite creative minds to make this record a smash hit, including grammy nominated producer Blue Hamilton! These kind of partnerships cost money so I'm asking for your support. Who's on board you ask?

Multi-Platinum Grammy Nominated Producer Blue Hamilton
Multi-Platinum Grammy Nominated Producer Blue Hamilton

I am so fortunate to have multi-platinum and grammy nominated producer Blue Hamilton overseeing the production of this record. Blue has worked with Justin Bieber, Usher, and Neyo, and now gets to collaborate with me  (you're welcome Blue). Blue and I will be making sure that this record makes you laugh, dance, and feel like a real woman. 

Dionne Osborne: Amazing Vocal Coach to mega star Drake
Dionne Osborne: Amazing Vocal Coach to mega star Drake

Dionne Osborne, vocal coach for hip hop mega-star Drake will be by my side in the studio making sure that all my melodies sound like unicorns are making babies. She's one of the best singing instructors in the business and I am so fortunate she'll be helping me perfect my vocals as I create this dynamite record. 

Brilliant Comedian and Television Writer Robin Henry
Brilliant Comedian and Television Writer Robin Henry

A brilliant writer, performer, and trailblazing female, Robin Henry makes me wish I was still a strong black woman. She has written for Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Meet the Browns, and The Rickey Smiley Show. She's also helped me craft some of my funniest songs and comedy routines. I'll be collaborating with Robin to make sure every punchline on this album requires you to wear Depends. 

  • I've performed stand up comedy sets on Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes, NBC's Stand Up for Diversity, and Bounce TV's Off The Chain 
  • I've written for Cartoon Network Online, COX Media, and Sketchworks: Atlanta's Premiere Sketch Comedy Theater. 
  • I studied piano in college, use music regularly in my act, and have played drums for American Idolist Alexandrea Lushington. 
  • Sometimes i eat cold sweet potatoes covered peanut butter four times a day. 

CHECK OUT THIS EPIC POLITICAL COMMERCIAL FROM MY DEBUT COMEDY DVD AVAILABLE  TO KICKSTARTER BACKERS!

I am so excited that we blew threw our goal of $7,500 in only 8 short days! Now we're looking at STRETCH GOALS! 

I'm so grateful to you all! Since we hit our initial goal of $7,500 I can now hire an amazing producer and co-writer, as well as get studio time to make this album sound delicious. 

I play drums and Keyboard, while Blue is an awesome Guitarist, Bassist, and Keyboard player. However if we raise $10,000 we could hire an amazing guest musician/vocalist for each the track in areas such as horns and female vocals.

Also once the album is done it will need to be mixed and mastered. This is when the volume of each instrument is adjusted and sweetened by a professional sound engineer to make the album sound pristine. It can get quite pricey so any sum earned after $10,000 can go towards a beautiful mix. If we do the miraculous and raise $25,000 we will create a full length music video with my good friend and super producer Julie Shaer.

Julie helped me conceptualize the vision for the music video Sabertooth as well as the Kickstarter video above. She's worked for Turner Studios and is one of the best in the biz. For every $10,000 we raise beyond that point we will create another incredible music video based on an original comedy song. LET'S SEE HOW MANY WE CAN CREATE!

Risks and challenges

With creating any work of art deadlines are the biggest issue. Some of the tunes on this album are already recorded and written, however Blue, Robin, and I have the wonderful challenge of creating about 5-7 songs from scratch.

I am personally very excited about this because it means Blue Hamilton's delicious Grammy Nominated hands will be by my side nurturing these songs from infancy to awesomeness.

It also means super talented sitcom writer and comedian Robin Henry will be helping me craft these hilarious lyrics from the ground up.

With an amazing team on this record from the ground floor, I know I'll complete this album at a far greater pace than I could have ever done alone and create a work of art that exceeds all our expectations.

No matter your age race or gender, this album is going to make you laugh, dance, and feel like a real woman

****Note: Due to the cost of shipping all physical rewards will be fulfilled in unison after completion of the album*****

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    SWANKY SINGLES
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    DOUBLE DIGITAL! Get an exclusive early download of my debut musical comedy album produced by Grammy Nominated Blue Hamilton plus a digital download of my stand up comedy album "Josh Harris Live from the Improv!" Recorded to a packed Improv Comedy Club, this album also contains the studio version of the comedy song "Sabertooth" and an exclusive acoustic piano performance of the song as well! An early download of my comedy single "Baller on a Budget," as well as the studio recording of my hilarious love ballad "Sabertooth!"

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    AUTOGRAPHED CD AND SHOW TICKET! Prepare to laugh, dance, and feel like a real woman because you're getting an early released signed hardcopy of my debut full length musical comedy album produced by the grammy nominated Blue Hamilton! Plus a ticket to my Kickstarter appreciation comedy show THIS SUMMER in Marietta, GA, featuring J.A. Anderson as seen on Conan Obrian, Ben Owen from the movie Sleepwalks, and yours truly! Plus early download of my stand up album and musical comedy album! Plus the singles "Baller on a Budget" and "Sabertooth," as well as a Facebook and Twitter thank you! (Note first 180 donors will get comedy show tickets, if demand is overwhelming a second show may be added).

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    Released by popular demand a limited edition 11x17 poster of George Washington Bottle Feeding a Bald Eagle! Painted by Emmy Award winning artist Dawud Anyabwile and conceptualized by Josh Harris! Also receive digital downloads of Josh Harris' debut musical comedy album produced by Grammy Nominated Blue Hamilton and stand up comedy album from a packed Improv Comedy Club!

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    DVD, CD AND A COMEDY SHOW TICKET!
    Get an exclusive autographed hard copy of my debut comedy DVD "I'm Here, You're Welcome" loaded with my original stand up comedy, hilarious Sketches, and delicious comedy music! Rumor has it if you put this DVD under your pillow before you go to bed I'll wake up next to you in the morning. Plus a ticket to my Kickstarter appreciation show, an exclusive early download of my musical comedy album and stand up comedy album, which includes a full length stand up set from yours truly live from The Atlanta Improv Comedy Club, an exclusive early download of my single "Baller on a Budget," as well as the hilarious love ballad "Sabertooth!" (Note first 180 donors will get comedy show tickets, if demand is overwhelming a second show may be added).

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    Exclusive Kickstarter Stand Up CD! A limited edition autographed hard copy of my debut stand up comedy CD "Live From The Improv!" with exclusive gratitude album cover art only available to Kickstarter supporters! An exclusive autographed hard copy of my debut comedy DVD "I'm Here, You're Welcome" Plus an early released signed hardcopy of my debut full length musical comedy album produced by the grammy nominated Blue Hamilton! A ticket to my Kickstarter appreciation show in Marietta, GA, an early download of my stand up album and musical comedy album! Plus the singles "Baller on a Budget" and "Sabertooth," as well as a Facebook and Twitter thank you!

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    BALLER ON A BUDGET + 2 COMEDY TICKETS!
    Be the life of every party with your own "Keep Calm and Ball on a Budget" T-Shirt. An epic Tee only available through Josh Harris so you know you'll be one of a kind! A limited edition autographed hard copy of my debut stand up comedy CD "Live From The Improv!" with exclusive album cover art only available to Kickstarter backers. Plus an exclusive autographed hard copy of my debut comedy DVD "I'm Here, You're Welcome" Plus an early released signed hardcopy of my debut full length musical comedy album produced by the grammy nominated Blue Hamilton! Two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show in Marietta, GA, an early download of my stand up album and musical comedy album! Plus the singles "Baller on a Budget" and "Sabertooth," as well as a Facebook and Twitter thank you!

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    EPIC GEORGE WASHINGTON PAINTING!
    Released by popular demand 10 limited edition 8x10 canvas prints of George Washington Bottle Feeding a Bald Eagle at only $125! Painted by Emmy Award winning artist Dawud Anyabwile and conceptualized by Josh Harris. This bad boy comes shipped signed by Dawud and Josh! Hang it over your fireplace and watch the praise come your way! Also receive digital downloads of Josh Harris' debut musical comedy album produced by Grammy Nominated Blue Hamilton and stand up comedy album from a packed Improv Comedy Club!

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    PRIVATE COMEDY LESSON! Get a one hour private comedy lesson with Josh Harris at Jerry Farbers Side Door Comedy Club! We can punch up any jokes you have, address public speaking skills, or tighten up that presentation you've got on Monday. The most constructive hour you'll ever spend! Even if you're not a comic we can sit down and chat life over some coffee. Not in Atlanta? No Worries! We can Skype chat. A limited edition autographed hard copy of my debut stand up comedy CD "Live From The Improv!" with exclusive album cover art. Plus an exclusive early autographed hard copy of my debut comedy DVD "I'm Here, You're Welcome," my autographed musical comedy album, a "Keep Calm and Ball on a Budget" T-Shirt, two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show, an exclusive early download of my musical comedy album and stand up comedy album. An exclusive early download of my single "Baller on a Budget" a week before it's released on iTunes, as well as the hilarious love ballad "Sabertooth!"

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    THE PATRIOT PACKAGE
    Receive a customized hilarious fake political commercial of you vs. anyone you want! A hilarious gift that will let any opponent know English is your second language…because your first is American! Plus a one hour private comedy lesson with Josh Harris at Jerry Farbers Side Door Comedy Club, an exclusive early autographed hard copy of my debut comedy DVD "I'm Here, You're Welcome," my autographed musical comedy album, a "Be Calm and Ball on a Budget" T-Shirt, two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show, an exclusive early download of my musical comedy album and stand up comedy album. An exclusive early download of my single "Baller on a Budget" a week before it's released on iTunes, as well as the hilarious love ballad "Sabertooth!"

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    BLOCKBUSTER MESSAGE
    Get a one of a kind customized voicemail message for your answering machine that sounds like a big budget blockbuster movie trailer! Your friends won't know if they're leaving you a message or an extra in the film Braveheart! Plus a one hour private comedy lesson with Josh Harris at Jerry Farbers Side Door Comedy Club, an exclusive early autographed hard copy of my debut comedy DVD "I'm Here, You're Welcome," my autographed musical comedy album, a "Keep Calm and Ball on a Budget" T-Shirt, two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show, an exclusive early download of my musical comedy album and stand up comedy album. An exclusive early download of my single "Baller on a Budget" a week before it's released on iTunes, as well as the hilarious love ballad "Sabertooth!"

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    STAY CLASSY!

    Prepare to send a packed comedy club into fits of laugher because you'll be taking the best 8 week comedy class in America taught by Josh Harris! Learn how to write jokes, develop confidence onstage, and find your funny! Perform a live graduation show at a packed comedy club full of friends and family! You can also gift this for a funny friend! Plus an exclusive early autographed hard copy of my debut comedy DVD "I'm Here, You're Welcome," my autographed musical comedy album, a "Keep Calm and Ball on a Budget" T-Shirt, two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show, an exclusive early download of my musical comedy album and stand up comedy album. An exclusive early download of my single "Baller on a Budget" a week before it's released on iTunes, as well as the hilarious love ballad "Sabertooth!"

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    COMMANDER AND CHIEF

    Bring your art collection to life with a limited edition 14x17 canvas print of George Washington Bottle Feeding a Bald Eagle! With the hilarious caption "English is my second language…because my first is American!" Painted and signed by Emmy Award winning artist Dawud Anyabwile! Also autographed by Josh Harris who conceptualized the piece. A limited edition autographed hard copy of my debut stand up comedy CD "Live From The Improv!" with exclusive album cover art for Kickstarter backers. Plus receive my debut comedy DVD "Fashionably Late,"a "Keep Calm and Ball on a Budget T-shirt" my full length musical comedy album produced by the grammy nominated Blue Hamilton, a digital download of my stand up comedy album album with my comedy songs, two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show, as well as a thank you mention on Facebook and twitter.

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    A PRIVATE COMEDY SHOW
    Prepare for an epic evening of hilarity! I'll do a full length private comedy show for you at the venue of your choice. Make it an intimate house party or pack out a comedy club! Invite all of your friends or make it really creepy evening with just the two of us.
    Please note I'm no good at putting lotion in the basket. A limited edition autographed hard copy of my debut stand up comedy CD "Live From The Improv!" with exclusive album cover art for Kickstarter backers. Plus a limited edition canvas print of George Washington Bottle feeding a bald eagle signed by Emmy Award winning artist Dawud Anyabwile! Plus receive my debut comedy DVD "Fashionably Late,"a "Keep Calm and Ball on a Budget T-shirt" my full length musical comedy album produced by the grammy nominated Blue Hamilton upon completion, a digital download of my stand up comedy album "Live from the Improv!" with my two comedy songs, two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show, as well as a thank you mention on Facebook and twitter. (Additional travel expenses required for people more than 250 miles outside of Atlanta).

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    PARTY STARTER! A full length musical comedy show featuring myself with my full band once the album is complete! This will be nothing short of a delicious dance party and AMAZING chuckle fest, the funk WILL be brought! Plus you'll receive an executive producer credit on the album, spend a day in studio with myself and Grammy Nominated Producer Blue Hamilton! Plus a limited edition canvas print of George Washington Bottle feeding a bald eagle signed by Emmy Award winning artist Dawud Anyabwile! A Blockbuster voicemail, my stand up comedy class, my debut comedy DVD "Fashionably Late,"a "Keep Calm and Ball on a Budget T-shirt" my full length musical comedy album produced by the grammy nominated Blue Hamilton upon completion, a digital download of my stand up comedy album "Live from the Improv!" with my two comedy songs, two tickets to my Kickstarter appreciation show, as well as a thank you mention on Facebook and twitter. (Additional travel expenses required if more than 250 miles outside of Atlanta).

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