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The Brooklyn Rider Almanac is a celebration of an artistic community, explored through music, dance, essays, fashion and photography.
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    A big thanks from the four of us. We really appreciate your support!

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    Thank you! We will email you a download of the Brooklyn Rider Almanac album. MP3 or high quality files - your choice!

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    Thank you! You will receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac CD.

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    Thank you! You will receive a download of the album, as well as a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe.

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    Thank you! You will receive a download of the Brooklyn Rider Almanac album, as well as a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt.

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    Thank you! You will receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac album on a limited edition,180-gram vinyl, signed by BR. The vinyl will include a download card for the album.

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    Thank you! You will receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt.

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    Thank you! You will be the very first recipient of the Brooklyn Rider Almanac interactive coffee table book, which will include essays, photography, and of course the music! You will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt.

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    Pledge $750 or more About $750

    Thank you! A truly unique reward awaits! Eric Jacobsen will tattoo your name on his body (but only if your name is Arnold Schoenberg)! You will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag! Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    You and your guest are invited to a performance of Colin's latest work, "Chalk and Soot' (inspired by the Blue Rider and based on texts by Kandinsky), in collaboration with the amazing Dance Heginbotham in NYC. (Date to be confirmed in June). You will receive two tickets to the performance, and all of the folks in this category will gather together with Brooklyn Rider at a nearby watering hole for drinks and merriment. You and your guest will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude! (If you choose vinyl, it may be shipped separately, in December 2014)

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    Do you love horse-riding? If the answer to this question is "giddyup", this reward is for you! You and your guest will go for an hour-long horse ride in Prospect Park with Brooklyn Rider's violinist and composer, Colin Jacobsen! You and your guest will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Are you a foodie? You and your guest will spend a few hours roaming around NYC with Brooklyn Rider's violinist, Johnny Gandelsman. Pizza, pork sandwiches, tacos, cappuccino, gelato, truffles - Johnny will take you to some of his favorite spots in the city! You and your guest will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Do you love Kandinsky? You and your guest will get to see some of his greatest works at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC with BR violist Nicholas Cords. Afterwards, unwind with kaffee und kuchen at the nearby Neue Gallerie! You and your guest will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Are you a fan of Prohibition-era mixology? BR cellist and Vine video master Eric Jacobsen will take you and your guest to one of his favorite spots in NYC - Attaboy! You and your guest will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Pledge $2,500 or more About $2,500

    A video telegram from Brooklyn! For that special occasion, we will film a performance of an Almanac piece of your choice with a personalized greeting! You will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Spend 2 hours reading your favorite chamber music works with the members of Brooklyn Rider! This can happen in NYC, or it can happen when we are close to you while on tour - we'll figure it out. You will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac gift bag. Inside you will find a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    You and your guest are invited to an Almanac-themed dinner party with Brooklyn Rider and other backers in this category at Casa Jacobsen! Meet some of our friends, enjoy a delicious meal and have a ton of fun! This will be an unforgettable evening (a blue horse pinata may or may not be involved...). You and your guest will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Deluxe gift bag. Inside you will find the Brooklyn Rider Almanac interactive coffee table book, signed by BR; a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Have something you want us to record? Are you a composer or a songwriter? Need a backup band? Do you want to give a very special musical gift to a loved one? The Almanac was recorded by the incredible, Grammy Award winning producer Jesse Lewis. Brooklyn Rider will spend 3 hours with you and Jesse in a studio, and we will make it happen! You will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac Deluxe gift bag. Inside you will find the Brooklyn Rider Almanac interactive coffee table book, signed by BR; a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    You inspire us! Brooklyn Rider will write a collaborative composition based on your favorite artistic figure active within the last 50 years, to be included in future touring with your name credited. We will also create a personalized video recording of the work. Or if you live in the NYC area, stop by a rehearsal and we'll play for you in person! You will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac Deluxe gift bag! Inside you will find the Brooklyn Rider Almanac interactive coffee table book, signed by BR; a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude!

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    Experience the beauty and intimacy of chamber music in the comfort of your home, through an hour-long concert, specially tailored for you in consultation with Brooklyn Rider! You will also receive the Brooklyn Rider Almanac Deluxe gift bag. Inside you will find the Brooklyn Rider Almanac interactive coffee table book, signed by BR; a bag of limited-edition "Brooklyn Rider Almanac" coffee beans, roasted by one of our favorite roasters in the country - La Colombe; a signed copy of the album (cd or vinyl - your choice) and a custom-made Brooklyn Rider Almanac t-shirt. And of course, our thanks and gratitude! (Details and scheduling of the concert to be discussed immediately after the end of this campaign)

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