Greg Adams and East Bay Soul - A Double Vision - 2 New CDS
Greg Adams and East Bay Soul - A Double Vision - 2 New CDS
We have a double vision to release our 4th studio album and our first collection of Christmas songs.
We have a double vision to release our 4th studio album and our first collection of Christmas songs. Read more
About this project
LISTEN TO MUSIC!
FROM THE FIRST MUSIC KICKSTARTER EAST BAY SOUL 2.0 "BRASSALICIOUS"
FROM THE SECOND MUSIC KICKSTARTER EAST BAY SOUL THAT'S LIFE "LITTLE BLACK DRESS"
Hello All! This is Greg, I am a trumpet player, arranger and song writer, and a Grammy and Emmy nominated artist. We are East Bay Soul - a Jazz-Funk R&B 10 piece band of musicians that have been making music and touring together since 2008. Collectively we have recorded, performed and toured worldwide with hundreds of artists individually over the span of our careers. Our music is horn driven infused with R&B vocals with a wicked funky rhythm section.
Our Goal is to make music that connects a community of music lovers from all over the world.
The Band: Nick Milo - keys • Kay-Ta Matsuno - guitar • Greg Vail - alto, tenor saxes and flute, background vocals • Dwayne "Smitty" Smith - bass • Herman Matthews - drums, background vocals • Darryl Walker - lead vocals and tenor sax • Johnny Sandoval - latin percussion • Lee Thornburg - trumpet and flugelhorn, background vocals• Johnnie Bamont - alto, tenor, baritone saxes, background vocals ...and yours truly - trumpet and flugelhorn, background vocals
We have A Double Vision. The crowd funding goal is set for $55,000 for both recording projects. Soul Citizen is the 4th East Bay Soul album inspired to create new music for you, by us and with the people that have believed in us most. We've already started writing the songs and have some great ideas swirling around to make this our best CD yet! Sweet Soul Christmas is the first EP - extended play of classic Christmas songs that we have been playing live. Many of our fans have asked for a Christmas CD after our shows and from seeing our live rehearsal videos online. Now we can have it delivered to you just in time for the holidays!
It seems like the perfect time to do both!
We have some very creative people working behind the scenes already!
We are an independent ensemble with no outside record label or agent. We depend completely on our audience to help us make our music. The advantage of that is HUGE - we have no one between us. Our music comes straight from our hearts to your ears. It means everything to us to be able to make the music we want and the music you want too!
We need your support to fund all the behind the scene work that goes into producing a CD. To pay our collaborators, musicians, renting studio time, engineers, recording, mixing and mastering, CD artwork, photography, manufacturing the CD, promotion to get the word out on the radio, the internet, in print, setting up digital distribution, creating the rewards, mailing the rewards, paying the Kickstarter fee and basically create something that feels like magic.
TA-DA - READY TO GO!
Soul Citizen CD and Sweet Soul Christmas EP
An Orchestra! We will be able to add real strings to the Soul Citizen CD AND Sweet Soul Christmas EP. Wouldn't that sound beautiful?
A Video! A real professional video on a sound stage with lights, cameras, action! This will go a long way to get our sound out there and get us on more stages across the country and near you! The video will be posted on youtube for everyone to share. Performing music is not only what you hear... It is what you see!
THE SOUL CITIZEN CD & THE SWEET SOUL CHRISTMAS EP digital down load singles will be delivered to your desktop 4 weeks before their release dates. The pre-released autographed physical CD and EP delivered to your door.
The two set East Bay Soul logo. The world white and blue and the white and black Bay Bridge stickers will include die cut, thick durable vinyl stickers suitable for attaching to your laptop, car, totes or rollers. Stickers will be 3 x 3 square.
The East Bay Soul logo lanyard is woven and embossed on all sides. It is great to hang your keys on, your earbuds, a badge, a pass or just about anything you can think of.
East Bay Soul USB drive contains our up-until-now entire discography to date in both wav and mp3 files. The USB Drive is the perfect size to be attached to your key ring or lanyard. It's unique, compact and sleek metal.
The drive can also be emptied off and used as just a regular 4 GB jump drive. You can carry it with you anytime... how about on the lanyard?
HERMAN MATTHEWS' SIGNATURE PKG
Herman's "Signature" Autographed Drumsticks
PLUS LIL' HERMAN'S Old Fashioned PEANUT BRITTLE. Like no other!
An ol' family recipe made with the freshest ingredients and guaranteed to please the most discriminating candy lover. Once you get a taste...
SOUL CITIZEN CD RELEASE PARTY
You're Invited! Come to Sound Check. You will be hosted to the VIP Meet and Greet, served yummy small bites, take pictures with the band and receive VIP Seating in front of the stage
THE RECIPE BOOK or DINNER FOR TWO
Andrea Adams Recipe Book- You'll receive Andrea's recipes in PDF with photos. Prefect for intimate dinners, holiday's and party's with friends and family.
Dinner for Two - Come to The Adams' home in L.A. for a candlelit special 3 course dinner party. Enjoy great food, wine and conversation - Greg has a lot of cool stories to tell from being in the studio and on the road. You don't want to be late!
We want to Thank the very special people and fans that continue to support us each day, come out to our concerts, help get the word out and on the road... and have so generously contributed their time, art and to our previous crowd funding projects. Thank you to our families for their support as we enter into this new Kickstarter!
I believe in myself, and East Bay Soul and that's because of you!
Quick links about us!
Risks and challenges
I've been making records a long time and this will be our third Kickstarter recording project. We learn a lot each time. We have delivered our last two albums on time with no problems! We are very good at managing our time to be able to deliver both CDs on their prospective release dates. Soul Citizen in March 2018 and Sweet Soul Christmas in October 2017.
Our rewards have been sourced out before the projects begins, so there should be no issues in delivering the physical rewards.
We will keep you informed on all aspects of the project as we go through the work in progress.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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