Hey Beloved Backers!
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I pray you are having a warm and enjoyable summer! Since being blessed by your incredible outpouring of support from the Kickstarter campaign, I’ve hunkered down to writing, producing, arranging and rehearsing for the INSPIRE ME CD over the past 6 weeks! Here’s a quick update:
Recording Sessions Begin September 2
Mastering Sessions Conclude September 24
Kickstarter Backer Awards Start November 1
End of November: Official CD LAUNCH | Stay tuned for details!
Confirmed Featured Artists/ Band Members/ Arrangers:
Regina Carter (ummm… she’s REGINA CARTER :) - Miki Hayama (Nnenna Freelon/Aretha Franklin) - Damien Seed (Wynton Marsalis/Sunday’s Best Season 4) - Michael Olatuja (Oblique Sound Artist/Chrisette Michelle/Brooklyn Tabernacle) - Marvin Sewell (Cassandra Wilson/Liz Wright) - Paul John (Alicia Keys/ Hezekiah Walker) - Alicia Olatuja (Brooklyn Tabernacle/Juilliard Jazz/BeBe Winans) - Patrice Covington (“Effie” Dream Girls Broadway Tour) - Melissa Bell (JJ Hairston/TBN)
. . . Kickstarter NEWS!
Over the past few weeks, you have received SURVEY requests. In order to process some of the awards, we require additional information from you. If you want to get your award, you must complete the survey. PLEASE DONIT FORGET TO FILL OUT YOUR SURVEY!
Also... Many have continued to show their support since the end of the campaign. You can still take advantage of the awards!! -- Get the advanced, autographed copies of the CD, posters, exclusive webcast concert, personal happy birthday message and more! -- Simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your desired pledge amount. Then, we’ll send you all the info you need to become a beloved backer! Every dollar counts!
Again, my continued thanks for your love and support. INSPIRE ME will be music to your ears and will indeed make every one of you proud to be a backer!
Blessings and Love,