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New Album Production from Actor-Singer-Songwriter John Allee. "A modern-day troubadour." - American Songwriter Magazine

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New Album Production from Actor-Singer-Songwriter John Allee. "A modern-day troubadour." - American Songwriter Magazine ​
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BARDFLY: Songs from Shakespeare with a Jazz Twist

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    THE TWO BITS

    CHEERS

    John will toast to thee and tweet @u with a twitpic of one of his favorite jazz musicians. Grab this one before he becomes fat-witted with drinking of old sack.

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    THE FARTHING

    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

    A week before the official release date, you'll receive a digital download of "Bardfly" in the very excellent good highest quality format.

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    • Early Bird Digital Download
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    THE HA-PENNY

    CD

    You'll receive a signed "Bardfly" CD, a digital download a week before the official release date, and a "Bardfly" cocktail napkin! (No, it's not a handkerchief. Jeez.)

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    • Early Bird Digital Download
    • CD
    • And... a "Bardfly" Cocktail Napkin!
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    THE GROAT

    2 CDs

    You'll receive two (2) "Bardfly" CDs to share with a friend, like to a double cherry, seeming parted, but an union in partition. Add it to their Christmas stocking.

    Includes:
    • Early Bird Digital Download
    • Two CDs
    • And... a "Bardfly" Cocktail Napkin!
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    THE SIXPENCE

    PREVIOUS ALBUMS, SHOT GLASS

    You'll receive John's two previous albums in digital format – from the calendar of his past endeavors to your iTunes library. You'll also receive a limited edition "Bardfly" shot glass. Set 'em up and fill the cup!

    In addition, you'll be included in eternal lines with a Special Thanks in the album credits wheresoever they may be writ.

    Includes:
    • John's 2 Previous Albums
    • 2 Signed "Bardfly" CDs
    • Special Thanks in Album Credits
    • Shot Glass
    • Early Bird Digital Download
    • And... a "Bardfly" Cocktail Napkin!
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    THE SHILLING

    SIGNED "ANNE WITH AN E" PILOT SCRIPT (Only 3 available)

    You'll receive a copy of the pilot episode script of the Netflix hit series "Anne with an E," signed by both the creator Moira Walley-Beckett, and members of the cast.

    Hear the lamentations of poor Anne (or read them, anyway), and dig the groovy incantations richly sung by John.

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    • Signed "Anne with an E" Pilot Episode Script
    • Signed "Bardfly" CD (Est. delivery Sep 2019)
    • Special Thanks in Album Credits
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    THE CROWN (Heads)

    SIGNED "FLESH AND BONE" PILOT SCRIPT (Only 3 available)

    You'll receive a copy of the pilot episode script of "Flesh and Bone," signed by both Moira Walley-Beckett and John Allee.
    Oh, that this too, too solid "Flesh and Bone" script won't get eaten by your puppy.

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    • Signed "Flesh and Bone" Script
    • Signed "Bardfly" CD (Est. delivery Sep 2019)
    • Special Thanks in Album Credits
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    THE CROWN (Tails)

    SIGNED "BREAKING BAD" SCRIPT (only 3 available)

    You'll receive a copy of the script of the "Breaking Bad" episode "Ozymandias," signed by Moira Walley-Beckett, who won the Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Emmy Award for her screenplay. Regarded as one of the greatest episodes of dramatic television ever produced, this signed script has never been offered anywhere before. Look on her work, ye mighty, and rejoice!

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    • Signed "Breaking Bad" Script
    • Signed "Bardfly" CD (Est. delivery Sep 2019)
    • Special Thanks in Album Credits
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    THE ANGEL

    PRIVATE SOLO CONCERT (only 4 available)

    You provide a professionally-tuned piano in good working condition (or add a $500 fee for a piano rental) and a space (doesn't have to be your home), and John will perform a 60-minute show for you and your family and friends. He shall not need transport his songs by technology. He'll come in person!

    Please note: You must be in the Los Angeles metropolitan area to take advantage of the solo concert offer. Contact us to discuss before you commit. We will work with you to find a mutually agreeable date in the latter half of 2019.

    Includes:
    • Private Concert in the Los Angeles Area
    • 2 Signed "Bardfly" CDs
    • John's 2 Previous Albums
    • Special Thanks in Album Credits
    • Shot Glass
    • Early Bird Digital Download
    • And... a "Bardfly" Cocktail Napkin!
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    THE RYAL

    IN-STUDIO FINAL MIXES LISTENING SESSION (only 3 available)

    You'll receive an exclusive invitation for you and a guest to attend an in-studio listening session of the final mixes of "Bardfly" before the album is mastered (the last step of post-production).

    In addition you will receive three signed "Bardfly" CDs, signed CD's of John's two previous albums, and a limited edition, signed 11"x17" album poster! Hang it with Caesar's trophies at your own risk.

    Please note: You must be in the Los Angeles metropolitan area to take advantage of the studio listening session. Contact us to discuss before you commit. We will work with you to find a mutually agreeable date in the latter half of 2019.

    Includes:
    • In-Studio Listening Session (Available Spring 2019)
    • 3 Signed "Bardfly" CDs
    • Limited Edition "Bardfly" Poster
    • John's 2 Previous Albums
    • Special Thanks in Album Credits
    • Shot Glass
    • Early Bird Digital Download
    • And... a "Bardfly" Cocktail Napkin!
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    THE POUND

    PRIVATE DUO CONCERT, ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT, SIGNED LEAD SHEET (only 3 available)

    You provide a professionally-tuned piano in good working condition (or add a $500 fee for a piano rental) and a space (doesn't have to be your home), and John and his pianist Mahesh will perform a 75-minute show for you and your family and friends AND You'll receive a mostly legible, suitable for hanging over the bar, handwritten lead sheet with lyrics from one of John's original compositions on "Bardfly" with a personal dedication to you or anyone of your choosing, so that in black ink your love may always shine bright.

    Please note: You must be in the Los Angeles metropolitan area to take advantage of the concert offer. Contact us to discuss before you commit. We will work with you to find a mutually agreeable date in the latter half of 2019.

    Includes:
    • Private Concert in the Los Angeles Area
    • Associate Producer Credit
    • Dedicated Handwritten Lead Sheet
    • 3 Signed "Bardfly" CDs
    • Limited Edition "Bardfly" Poster
    • John's 2 Previous Albums
    • Shot Glass
    • And... a "Bardfly" Cocktail Napkin!
    • Early Bird Digital Download
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