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A musical evening leads to redemption for a lifer in San Quentin, and a critical debate on criminal justice.
A musical evening leads to redemption for a lifer in San Quentin, and a critical debate on criminal justice.
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    VAMP - a riff, designed to be repeated

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    CHORUS - One complete cycle of a tune

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    BALLAD - A slow tune from the heart

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    BROKEN TIME - Improvised syncopation

    Your name will be listed in the film credits with a special thank you for being a LIFE CRIME supporter. Plus, all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    BOOGIE-WOOGIE - A style of piano playing

    You will receive a download of the soundtrack from the film and a password for a Private Digital Premiere of Film. Plus, all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    B SECTION - Same as the bridge

    We will send you a LIFE CRIME DVD and the Digital Download of the title track from the movie. Plus, all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    JAZZ STANDARD - a well known tune

    You will receive an invitation and one ticket to attend a screening of the film in New York or Los Angeles. (This does not include any travel or hotel arrangements or expenses.) Plus, all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    DOUBLE TIME - A tempo twice as fast

    You will receive an invitation and two tickets to attend a screening of the film in New York or Los Angeles. (This does not include any travel or hotel arrangements or expenses.) Plus, all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    TRIAD - A chord of three notes

    You’ll receive DVD copies of Director, NC Heikin’s films: THE SOUND OF REDEMPTION: THE FRANK MORGAN STORY, KIMJONGILIA & LIFE CRIME. Plus, all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    WALKING BASS - Left-hand accompaniment

    A private performance, just for you and a few friends, by Reggie Austin. Reggie will play one original song for you via SKYPE or FACETIME. Plus, receive all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    DIG: To appreciate a player’s expression

    To all of our Art Collectors and Patrons - as you know, music is an auditory art, and has the power to move us in a fashion unique unto itself. But even this greatest of art form has its limitations. There is a longstanding tradition of musicians supplementing their creative urges with the visual arts. This drawing is a Reggie Austin original. Done in 1996, it comes framed and will be sent to you as soon as the campaign ends. You'll also receive all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    THOSE SAXOPHONE PLAYERS ARE CRAZY MAN!

    A private performance, just for you and a few friends, by Grace Kelly - a musician, singer, entertainer, songwriter and arranger. Grace will play one solo for you from her latest release, TRYING TO FIGURE IT OUT, via SKYPE or FACETIME. Plus, receive all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    THUMB LINE - Pianist plays w/left thumb

    Receive your own thumb drive with rough cuts of selected scenes, photos and interview excerpts not seen in the film. Your name will be listed in the film credits with a special thank you for being a LIFE CRIME supporter and you'll receive all previous digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    GROOVING Infectious feeling of rightness

    LUNCH WITH THE DIRECTOR in Paris or NY - Schedule permitting, the city of your choice, for you and a guest, in NC’s favorite brasserie in Paris or French restaurant in New York. (Travel, airfare and expenses covered by you. We’ll cover lunch.) Your name will be listed in the film credits with a special thank you for being a LIFE CRIME supporter and you'll receive all previous digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    PENTATONIC SCALE - 5 notes to the octave

    You will receive an invitation for two to a VIP party after a screening of the film. Hang with the production team and special guests. (This does not include any travel or hotel arrangements or expenses.) Plus, all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    IN THE POCKET - perfectly in time

    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER Credit on the film! Plus all previous digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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    THE RIFF - A catchy repeated phrase

    You will get an Executive Producer credit on the film in the main titles. Plus, receive all of the digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude. Want to pledge at this level (or above), but have something else in mind as a special reward? No problem! Contact us at lifecrimemovie@gmail.com

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    IMPROVISATION - Spontaneously creating

    Reggie Austin will perform Live in your home for you and up to 25 guests. We’ll fly Reggie and one other musician to your home town (excluding cities in Alaska and Hawaii). Hotel and other travel accommodations will be covered by us. Plus you’ll receive all previous digital rewards and buckets of love and gratitude.

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