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Laura Kemp and Sean Peterson are The Liaisons.  A folkie and a musicologist are making their first CD of all jazz standards!
Laura Kemp and Sean Peterson are The Liaisons.  A folkie and a musicologist are making their first CD of all jazz standards!
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    THE DOWNLOAD: get the digital download of the new Liaisons CD before it is released!

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    THE BASIC: A copy of the new Liaisons CD and the early digital download; let us know if you want your CD signed!

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    THE VARIETY PACK: A copy of the new Liaisons CD and the early digital download AND a copy of Sean’s new jazz instrumental CD, “Let it Show” AND your pick of one of Laura’s songwriter CD’s (Bodhi Tree and May are still in print; Alone, Corduroy, or Volcano will have to be burned for you off Laura’s computer.)

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    THE CHARTS: Laura’s handwritten charts of the songs on the album, in a pdf format that will be emailed to you, or printed out and sent with your CD if you’d prefer. She’s been told the charts are “quaint” ☺ Includes THE BASIC package as well.

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    THE TRIPLE PACK: this is the BASIC times 3, for those of you who want to give out the new CD for gifts and keep one for yourself! We’ll even send a greeting card out to your loved ones letting them know it will be arriving sometime in the early part of the new year. Let us know who the other discs and cards should be sent to!

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    SKYPE LESSON WITH LK: One 50 minute skype guitar lesson with Laura AND her handwritten charts of the songs from the CD, in pdf format. Here’s your opportunity to ask her any questions about how to play those weird jazz chords on the guitar! Includes the new Liaisons CD and digital download.

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    SKYPE LESSON WITH SP: One 50 minute skype bass lesson with Sean – ask him anything you’d like to know about playing the bass! Includes Laura’s handwritten charts of the songs from the CD, in pdf format and the new Liaisons CD and digital download.

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    THE THANK YOU SONG: Laura is going to write a thank you song that includes the names of everyone who donates $100 or more to the campaign. Yes, it could be a little goofy and it could get long, but here’s your chance to be immortalized in song! We’ll record it at the home studio and send you the mp3 when it’s finished as well as the typed up lyrics/music! Includes THE BASIC.

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    THE THANK YOU SONG DELUXE: Includes everything in THE THANK YOU SONG pack, plus a copy of Sean’s new jazz instrumental CD, “Let it Show” AND one of Laura’s songwriter CD’s, and a copy of Laura’s “quaint” charts!

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    TREATS: Okay, this one is a little off the subject of jazz, but we wanted to share some kitchen treats with you. Laura will make you 2 quarts of her infamous fresh organic nutmilk and a dozen chocolate nutmilk meal balls (vegan and organic); Sean will make a batch of his insanely delicious homemade cookies to go along with the nutmilk (for those who prefer a little more decadence). We’ll deliver the whole shebang to your home within a 30 mile radius of Eugene. Includes everything in the THANK YOU SONG DELUXE pack.

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    ADOPT A SONG: choose any song on the album (we’ll email you the list) and we’ll print your name in the CD liner notes as the song’s sponsor and/or dedicate it to someone you love! Includes everything in the THANK YOU SONG DELUXE pack plus an extra copy of the new Liaisons CD signed to whomever you’d like!

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    LOCAL HOUSE CONCERT/private party with the Liaisons Duo (Laura and Sean) – 2 hours of jazz at your home (within 30 miles from Eugene). Start planning your holiday, anniversary, birthday, retirement, you name it party and we’ll provide the music! Includes everything in the THANK YOU SONG DELUXE pack. Please allow up to 12 months for scheduling.

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    SPECIAL REQUEST: You choose your favorite standard (or close to it – we’re flexible), and we’ll learn it and record it for you in the home studio (demo quality). We’ll send you the mp3 when it’s finished! Includes everything in the THANK YOU SONG DELUXE pack.

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    OUT OF TOWN HOUSE CONCERT/private party with the Liaisons Duo (Laura and Sean) – 2 hours of jazz at your home (within 300 miles from Eugene). Start planning your holiday, anniversary, birthday, retirement, you name it party and we’ll provide the music! Includes everything in the THANK YOU SONG DELUXE pack. Please allow up to 12 months for scheduling.

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    WAY OUT OF TOWN HOUSE CONCERT /private party with the Liaisons Duo (Laura and Sean) – 2 hours of jazz at your home anywhere in the lower 48. Start planning your holiday, anniversary, birthday, retirement, you name it party and we’ll provide the music! Includes everything in the THANK YOU SONG DELUXE pack. Please allow up to 16 months for scheduling.

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    YOU PICK A SONG FOR THE ALBUM: a standard, of course, but feel free to run anything by us. We’ll learn it and record it and put it on the album, with your name in the liner notes as the song’s sponsor, and dedicate it to someone you love! Think about a really sweet anniversary, Valentines, birthday or holiday gift :-) A few options are helpful ☺. Includes everything in the THANK YOU SONG DELUXE pack, plus an extra copy of the new Liaisons CD signed to whomever you’d like!

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