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New recording - "Romance, Swing, and the Blues" - with Marcus Roberts and his new band, the Modern Jazz Generation.
New recording - "Romance, Swing, and the Blues" - with Marcus Roberts and his new band, the Modern Jazz Generation.
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    SURPRISE DOWNLOAD - 1 TRACK: We won't tell you which track you will get or who will be on it (except Marcus will be at the piano). We will tell you that the track won't be on any of the CDs. So this track will be for Kickstarter supporters only!

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Get a pre-release digital download of 1 of the 3 new CDs coming out in this fall: (a) "Together Again: Live in Concert" (Marcus Roberts Trio & Wynton Marsalis), (b) "Together Again: In the Studio" (Marcus Roberts Trio & Wynton Marsalis), or (c) "From Rags to Rhythm" (Marcus Roberts Trio)

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    RSB 2-CD SET DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: Pre-release download of 2-CD set (Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation)--"Romance, Swing and the Blues" PLUS the pride of knowing that you helped to make it happen!

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    DOUBLE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD (ROBERTS & MARSALIS): Pre-release download of both CDs (Marcus Roberts Trio & Wynton Marsalis) --"Together Again: Live in Concert" and "Together Again: In the Studio" PLUS bonus tracks. (Note: different tracks on live and studio versions of this CD)

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    RSB PRE-RELEASE: Be among the first to get your pre-release copy of the 2-CD set, "Romance, Swing, and the Blues".

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    RSB DIGITAL DOWNLOAD & STUDIO TAKE: One complete unedited studio take of a track from "Romance, Swing, and the Blues" (Kickstarter fans only, available Sept 2013) PLUS pre-release digital download of entire 2-CD set (spring 2014).

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    RSB AUTOGRAPHED 2-CD SET: Pre-release autographed copy of 2-CD set of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues".

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    RSB AUTOGRAPHED 2-CD SET PLUS DIGITAL: Pre-release autographed copy of 2-CD set of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues", and pre-release digital downloads of same CDs.

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    DOUBLE-DOUBLE AUTOGRAPH PACKAGE: A total of 4 CDs: (a) both "Together Again" CDs ("Live in Concert" and "In the Studio") autographed by Marcus Roberts & Wynton Marsalis and (b) autographed (by Marcus) 2-CD set of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues.

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    RSB FRIEND PACKAGE: Become a friend of the "Modern Jazz Generation". This package offers you (a) an autographed 2-CD set of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues" (RSB), (b) a personal Facebook connection with members of the group, (c) a thank you email or message on Facebook from Marcus Roberts, (d) behind the scenes photos (not publically available) of the recording session (sent to you in Sept 2013), and (e) pre-release digital downloads of the RSB 2-CD set.

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    THE BIG AUTOGRAPHED PACKAGE: You get all of these: (a) New Orleans Meets Harlem, Vol 1, (b) Celebrating Christmas, (c) Across the Imaginary Divide, (d) Deep in the Shed: a Blues Suite, (e) From Rags to Rhythm, (f) Together Again: Live in Concert, (g) Together Again: In the Studio, and (h) Romance, Swing, and the Blues (2-CD set) (spring 2014). All autographed by Marcus Roberts.

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    JAZZ LESSON PACKAGE: (a) special 40-minute personal jazz lesson with Marcus Roberts and another member of the Modern Jazz Generation via Skype; (b) pre-release digital download of 2-CD set of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues"; and (c) one complete unedited studio take (mistakes and all) of a track from "Romance, Swing, and the Blues".

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    CHAT WITH MARCUS ROBERTS: Marcus will call you to talk about music, the creative process, culture, any aspect of jazz and other music, technology, or living with a disability. You decide. You will also receive a pre-release autographed copy of the 2-CD set, "Romance, Swing, and the Blues". (Calls within the U.S. only)

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    SPONSOR PACKAGE: You will receive the following: (a) a special thank you as a sponsor in the liner notes of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues", (b) an autographed pre-release copy of the 2-CD set, (c) pre-release digital download of the 2-CD set, (d) special high-resolution behind the scenes digital photos of the recording session, and a special thank you from Marcus!

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    PERSONAL RECORDING: Marcus Roberts will record a completely improvised version of a classic standard song just for you. The song may be dedicated to you or dedicated to someone else as a gift from you. Marcus will give you a list of songs to choose from - and you pick the song you want. You will also receive an autographed package of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues".

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    PERSONAL RECORDING SPONSOR PACKAGE: Your rewards: (a) completely original improvised song (see details for PERSONAL RECORDING package above), (b) special sponsor thank you in liner notes for this project, PLUS (c) the DOUBLE-DOUBLE AUTOGRAPH PACKAGE above.

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    PREMIER SPONSOR REWARD PACKAGE: Our special thanks to you as a true friend of the Modern Jazz Generation. Your rewards: (a) You will be listed as a sponsor in the liner notes of "Romance, Swing, and the Blues"; (b) Marcus Roberts (and perhaps other musician friends) will join you for dinner or drinks and conversation and you will be their special guest (2 tickets) at a show in New York, Chicago, or another city when they are touring. We'll arrange your tickets to the show and your backstage pass; PLUS (c) the DOUBLE-DOUBLE AUTOGRAPH PACKAGE above.

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