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The recording, mixing, masteringand production of a new cd, titled "Renaissance" (my first in nine years)...beautiful, unique melodies!
The recording, mixing, masteringand production of a new cd, titled "Renaissance" (my first in nine years)...beautiful, unique melodies!
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     After nine years of waiting to feel the excitement and fervor/obsession for composing and singing, I'm back with a passion, writing creative, unique, universal songs, and preparing them to be played by fellow musicians and recorded and mixed and mastered and produced. As always, I am using the very best musicians and engineers and producers that I know and their talents and time cost money. Some of the tracks will be sent to me from other parts of the world. For some, I have to bring the musicians down to my studio to record. (This means flying them down to Mexico, providing their lodging, and paying them for their time, let alone their talent!) For the mixing and mastering I will be going to Los Angeles to work with my favorite engineers and mastering engineers. Other than for a set of studio monitors-the only equipment that forms a part of this budget-and an upgraded version of Pro-Tools (v. 9.0) the software I already use in my studio, the entire budget will be used for airfares, salaries of musicians, per-diems of musicians, salary of mixing engineer and mastering costs, graphic artist, photography, and the manufacture of 1,000 cd's (this number yields the best price point for manufacturing). Of course, as they are my compositions, I play, sing, record, and do everything else with passion and joy. This budget is solely to pay my fellow musicians and dear friends-who have always supported me selflessly- a fraction of the money that they are so clearly worth.   I'm inviting you to be a part of this project where every person's input and participation is equally important for its optimum realization.  Thank you for your time and consideration.

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    My heartfelt thanks for your support of my new album. No amount is too small and every dollar will help tremendously!

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    We'll email you 5 songs from the new album as a digital download before it's available in stores.

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    Advance copy of the finished CD, "Renaissance" ...includes international postage OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred).

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    Autographed copy of the finished CD, "Renaissance" ...includes international postage OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred).

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    Autographed copy of the finished CD, "Renaissance" AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of" CD release) ...includes international postage OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred).

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    Autographed copy of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of" CD release), AND an autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook"...includes international postage OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred).

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    Two autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of" CD release), AND autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook", AND autographed copy of the highly successful CD "Enchantment" (with Chris Spheeris)...includes international postage OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred).

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    Three autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of" CD release), AND autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook", AND autographed copy of the highly successful CD "Enchantment" (with Chris Spheeris) AND three of my custom-made zumbador! swatters (check them out at www.voudourisdesigns.com)...includes international postage OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred).

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Five autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of' CD release) OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred) AND drinks with Paul, for you and a friend, when visiting San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Ten autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of' CD release), AND autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook", AND autographed copy of the highly successful CD "Enchantment" (with Chris Spheeris) OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred) AND three of my custom-made zumbador! swatters (check them out at www.voudourisdesigns.com), AND THE EXPERIENCE OF SITTING IN ON ONE RECORDING OR MIXING SESSION WITH PAUL AND THE BAND.

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    Pledge $2,500 or more About $2,500

    Twenty autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of' CD release), AND autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook", AND autographed copy of the highly successful CD "Enchantment" (with Chris Spheeris) OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred), AND three of my custom-made zumbador! swatters (check them out at www.voudourisdesigns.com) AND the experience of sitting in on one recording or mixing session with Paul and the band AND SPECIAL THANKS in the liner notes of the new release.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    Fortty autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of' CD release) autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook", autographed copy of the highly successful CD "Enchantment" (with Chris Spheeris) OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred) three of my custom-made zumbador! swatters (check them out at www.voudourisdesigns.com) AND the experience of sitting in on one recording or mixing session with Paul and the band AND ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT in the liner notes.

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    Pledge $7,500 or more About $7,500

    Fifty autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of' CD release), AND autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook", AND autographed copy of the highly successful CD "Enchantment" (with Chris Spheeris) OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred), AND three of my custom-made zumbador! swatters (check them out at www.voudourisdesigns.com) AND the experience of sitting in on one recording or mixing session with Paul and the band AND SPECIAL THANKS in the liner notes of the new release AND a BENEFIT CONCERT for the CHARITY of your choice.

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    Pledge $10,000 About $10,000

    ONE HUNDRED autographed copies of the finished CD, "Renaissance", AND autographed copy of "Remembering The Past, Thinking About the Future" (my "best of' CD release), AND autographed copy of my award winning release, the CD "Emilia's Notebook", AND autographed copy of the highly successful CD "Enchantment" (with Chris Spheeris) OR High Bit Rate download (if preferred), AND three of my custom-made zumbador! swatters (check them out at www.voudourisdesigns.com) AND the experience of sitting in on one recording or mixing session with Paul and the band AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT in the liner notes of the new release AND A CONCERT PERFORMANCE by PAUL FOR YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS.

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