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It has been 10 years since I recorded my last solo project. Let's make a studio album together...
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It has been 10 years since I recorded my last solo album. I've stayed very busy; playing here and there, keeping my chops up, and even refining them a bit, singing, teaching…but mostly, I've just been listening. I've always felt there are two kinds of writers--those who write until they have something to say and those who write when they have something to say. I've always wanted to be the latter. This would explain why I didn't release anything in the last decade. And now, I'm ready…more than I have ever been. 

There is a tangible energy that flows throughout a recording studio when creative individuals come together to collaborate their talents to create music. It's an awesome experience. It's one that I have spent my career taking part in and have helped others bring their creative vision to life. And the beauty of living in a day and age where we can join together to not only create music that speaks to individuals on so many different levels, but for the first time you, the fans and lovers of music, can be intimately involved in bringing an album to life through Kickstarter. 

I want to do this record right -- I want to go into a studio with some of the best musicians & engineers I know to create this album that has been brewing inside of me for the past decade. I am ready…all I need are the funds to get this off the ground. And that is where you come in, my friends! 

The funds that you contribute to this project will go towards this album. And every dollar counts. And the cool thing is that we will be documenting this process. You will get to be an active participant in the writing and recording of this album. I'm so excited to take you on this journey with me. The creative process is one of hills and valleys…it can hold some rocky terrain. But it's an experience and process that is unlike any other. And I'm excited for you to be a part of it.  

I hope you will join me. 

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    3 hour songwriting seminar PLUS house show, includes free download of album for each of your guests. (If you live more than 4 hours drive from Nashville, MUST COINCIDE WITH A GIG IN YOUR AREA OR flights & hotel must be covered for two people. Please allow time for scheduling), project portfolio, two autographed B&W 8x10 photos taken during rehearsals or recording OR 1 remastered compilation CD, autographed limited edition album art poster, special edition t-shirt, autographed CD & digital release

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