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By Blind Wind Cole Moran
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About this project

Hi everybody! My name is Frankie Moran and more importantly this is my son Cole. Together we perform as the musical duo Blind Wind.

We are raising money to record a full length original studio album in the styles of country/folk/Americana featuring Cole on harmonica. All of the songs were written by me, Cole's dad, and encompass stories about Cole and what it's like raising a child with special needs – who also happens to be a fine musician! The songs will be recorded in a way that a smaller band could perform them live.

Cole is 14-years-old. He has cognitive delays, early onset scoliosis and has been blind since birth. Through all of Cole's challenges he is full of life and has become an exceptional musician. His love for music is what drives him and playing the harmonica is what gives him the most joy.

Cole has performed on many stages from Tennessee to Texas and all along the East Coast. He has been featured on NPR and Voice of America.

We are trying to give Cole the best life we can while preparing for the future. Playing music is a profession Cole could maintain throughout his life.

Your donation will go towards studio time, musicians, promotion, CD printing along with other expenses involved in creating this album and furthering Cole's musical journey. Thank you for your interest. Your donation is greatly appreciated!

 

Risks and challenges

We will be recording at SongBuilder Studios in their state of the art facility in Baltimore, Maryland, using some of the best musicians in the world! Studio owners Nate Lanzino and Stephen Joseph Antonelli will be producing. We will keep everyone updated on our progress as we go along. We expect to have the album finished by October, 2017.

http://songbuilderstudios.com/

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    Blind Wind Live CD recorded at Sunfest in OCMD September 2016

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    Autographed picture, copy of our new upcoming album, our "Blind Wind Live" album plus our first ever EP "Cole Moran" CD and Blind Wind Hat and sticker.

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    Harmonica used by Cole + 3 CDs + hat

    You'll receive a used by Cole Moran harmonica (cleaned) – frame it or play it! Plus, you'll get the autographed picture, 3 CD bundle with hat and sticker.

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    House concert

    We will travel to you, set up and perform 2 sets of music over the course of 3 hours in a safe and kid friendly environment.(Must be within 200 miles of Annapolis MD). Blackout dates may apply. Plus 3 CD bundle, autographed pic, BW hat and stickers.

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