Funded! This project was successfully funded on June 29, 2011.

Update #6 - For backers only

Thank You!!! The Momentum Continues!

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    As my thank you, you’ll get an mp3 download of a single from the new InspireME CD before its released AND you'll get a dose of my first inspiration -- an mp3 download of a new, unreleased recording of Master Blaster - my original arrangement (done when I was 16) first inspired me to pursue music! Only Kickstarter backers will get to enjoy :)

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    Get the MUSIC! You'll get a digital download of the full album before its released. [plus the above]

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    GET INSPIRED! You’ll be sent a signed, physical copy of the album before its released with a personal, handwritten "Thank You" note from me! Also included will be a really cool InspireME wrist-band designed by yours truly [plus everything above]. (For international backers, please add $5 to your pledge to cover shipping)

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    GET ACCESS! I'll be presenting a private web-cast concert for Kickstarter backers only! I'll play the entire InspireME album, with the band members and some special guests. I’ll talk about each song, answer questions live and have giveaways for viewers. [plus everything above]

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    GET ALL MY MUSIC! Receive autographed, physical copies of two of my other CDs -- Walks of Faith and The Gift. If you already have them, they will make great gifts! You’ll also get the mp3 download of my Night in Tunisia recording, released exclusively to Kickstarter backers. The recording features the Kersten Stevens Quartet, which includes some of the most talented, young jazz players in the NYC jazz scene. [plus everything above].

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    GET HAPPY! You'll get a the autographed InspireME project poster. Then I will send you a happy birthday greeting and my special violin rendition of Happy Birthday on your birthday OR on your behalf to a friend on his or her birthday. [plus everything above] See FAQ for more details.

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    GET GOLD! You will receive a Limited Edition Gold Album - Signed by all of the producers and artists involved in the project. AND, I’ll send you two bonus physical copies of the InspireME CD to give inspiration away as gifts! [plus everything above minus GET INSPIRED]

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    GET WISDOM! FAMILY Award #2: Get 2 VIP tickets for any one CD Release Event plus a 1 hour music lesson with me (a fantastic option for any musician or lover of music!) [plus everything above].

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    GET CLOSE! FAMILY Award #1: Get 2 VIP tickets for any one CD Release Event plus a personal 30 minute skype chat with me about the album. [plus everything above].

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    GET MINISTRY! I will come to your church and minister during the Sunday morning worship services. The church will be listed as a "Sponsor Who Inspires Me" in the liner notes of the album. Also get the Custom Designed "Inspired" T-shirt, the awards above and either Family Award #1 or #2, for the Pastors/ awardee.

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    GET INSPIRATION! You’ll be listed as a "Sponsor Who Inspires Me" in the liner notes of the album AND you’ll get the Custom designed "Inspired" T-Shirt (fitted Women’s sizes AND Basic Tees available). PLUS you’ll get a digital download of my previously unreleased Just Friends MP3. It’s not available anywhere else! [plus all of the above and either Family Award #1 or #2.]

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    GET PERSONAL! Intimate Concert #1: I’ll perform an intimate, exclusive acoustic mini-concert at your personal home for up to 25 of your closest friends and family. The concert will include songs from the CD and three songs at your special request, arranged just for the occasion. ALSO -- Your name will be listed under the "Inspiring Partners" section on the Partners page of my NEW website - June 2011. [plus everything above and either Family Award #1 or #2]

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    GET PROFESSIONAL! Intimate Concert #2: Similar to the award above - for BUSINESS OWNERS: Your business and/or your name will be listed as an "Inspiring Business" on the Partners page of my NEW website - June 2011. Your logo will appear and the listing will link to your own website. ALSO, I’ll perform an intimate, exclusive acoustic concert at your personal home OR your place of business for your closest friends, family and employees. Give them a treat for working so hard for you! [plus everything above with either Family Award #1 or #2].

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    GET LIVE MUSIC! I’ll come and perform in concert with my band at your church or organization! I will also minister during the Sunday Worship Service and will do a 30 minute Q&A with the youth and young adult ministries, prior to the concert. [plus everything above, either Family Award #1 or #2, and minus Intimate Concert #1 and #2].

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    GET IT ALL! Be listed as a producer of the album! Your name will appear as a producer on the OUTSIDE back cover of the album. You’ll get to spend a day in the studio during one of our sessions and have lunch with the band [travel not included]. You’ll receive 10 autographed copies of the album to share (and brag!) with family and friends. PLUS you’ll receive everything above, either of the Intimate Concerts #1 or #2, either Family Award #1 or #2, and minus the public church concert. Oh, and lest I forget, my utmost gratitude and thanks, for many years to come.

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