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I am recording my 3rd full length album. As a contemporary violinist, at age 23 I look forward to bringing you unique amazing music.

With your help I have successfully reached my goal!

 I am excited about getting my music into your hands. I will be contacting you through update postings.  Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

The project is going to be a blend of Urban Jazz, R&B,  and inspirational with original music as well as some well known covers that will honor great musicians like Stevie Wonder, Grover Washington and the late Michael Jackson.  The funds will also be used to have a producer recreate and to license cover songs.  Most of the project will be completed in the upcoming weeks, but getting it to you the listeners is where I need your help.   I’m seeking radio airplay for the album and forming a tour to meet my followers and fans face to face! I also want to be able to perform at elementary and middle schools (most of which do not have big budgets). 

Instrumental music (jazz, classical, etc) is a shrinking genre, but I think it takes the right individuals to give a new face to the music and show the next generation that playing the violin or any other instrument is just as amazing as singing or rapping.  My goal is to continue spreading this form of talent to the masses.  How you can help?

kick starter is a site that allows you to donate to different ideas and projects in my case my final processes of my album, its promotion, and tour. Depending upon how much you donate or pledge you get a gift in return.

I know you're wondering what is this donation going to be used for? Well the $7,500 includes:

Mastering of songs

Licensing of cover songs

Radio marketing

Internet promotion (youtube, facebook)

Tour support for non ticketed shows such as churches and schools

Duplication of the Album (which you will get a copy of!)

A note on how to be a backer for this project:

To make a pledge to The Violinist Daniel D. New Album Project, click the green "Back This Project" button.  You will be asked to enter your pledge amount and select a reward.  Then, you will be prompted to complete the purchase with Amazon.  If our project is successfully funded, your card will be charged when I reach the funding deadline.  Please feel free to reach out to me through facebook www.facebook.com/danieldmusic.  Check out my bio http://www.danieldmusic.com/#!bio
  

Thanks for your support!
Thanks for your support!

If you have any other questions, comments, suggestions, please don't hesitate to write to me at ddpromusic@comcast.net.  You can also visit my website to join my mailing list at www.danieldmusic.com.

FAQ

  • This time I have some other featured artists on the album. This is completely produced independently by myself. I am also honoring some legendary artists such as Grover Washington, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson. I am really trying to make an album that connects instrumental music to a larger audience.

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    Your name will be listed on Daniel D.'s Website New Album Supporters' Page. This page will be up until 2013.

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    1 New album digital download + Name listed on website New Album Supporters' Page.

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    One copy of my previous albums of your choice plus an autographed copy of New album + Name listed on website New Album Supporters' Page. (Please add $4.00 to pledge for all international orders)

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    One copy of my previous albums of your choice plus a VINYL copy of the New album + Name listed on website New Album Supporters' Page. (Please add $4.00 to pledge for all international orders)

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    Both copies of my previous albums, plus an (1) autographed copy of New album + Name listed on website New Album Supporters' Page. (Please add $4.00 to pledge for all international orders)

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    Send a 'Special 'Violin Serenade' to that special someone. You heard of sing a grams? Right? Violinist Daniel D. will go to that special someone, at a restaurant setting, job, park, etc. to Serenade your special someone. Is it a birthday, anniversary, Christmas, or you popping the big question? This would be the perfect setting. Your special someone will receive a basket with all three of his CD's, T-shirt, and poster. (This is only for the local Charleston and surrounding cities - (other details may apply) Redeemable by December 2012 This Reward is not apart of the above that is list on the reward beneath.

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    Above + I will make a video cover of your favorite song - dedicate it to you, a friend, or a love one. I will send you the file and post it up along with my other popular Youtube covers. (other details may apply)

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    I will travel up to 320 miles and give a personal 30 minute serenade for you and 15 of your guest at your venue. Each guest will receive an autographed copy of the new album. You will receive a poster and t-shirt. Your name will be on my website supporters' page, and album liner notes. (Other details my apply)

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    I will travel within the USA and give a 30 minute personal serenade for you and 15 of your guest at your venue. Each guest will receive an autographed copy of the new album. You will receive a poster and t-shirt. Your name will be on my website supporters' page, and album liner. notes. (other details may apply)

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