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Durham's hot jazz and swing band is back for a second album, with new tunes, awesome rewards, and a plan to make a great album!
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Mint Julep Jazz Band Kickstarter Updates: Week One

Posted by Laura Windley (Creator)
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After launching a week ago, we are excited to report that the Mint Julep Jazz Band's Kickstarter for our new album "Battle Axe" is already 38% funded! Here are some other update tidbits about our first week of this Kickstarter:

- As of 1/18/15, we have a total of 157 backers!

- We have backers from Canada, Australia, UK, Israel, Switzerland, and Brazil, as well as backers from all over the US.

- The aprons made by Gayle Windley (vocalist Laura's mom) and the fascinator donated by ChatterBlossom were sold within the first 12 hours after the Kickstarter launched.

- We have added a reward in the first week, two passes to The Process, a weekend of Lindy Hop workshops and dances in Richmond, VA (July 17-19, 2015) focusing on the "process guiding Lindy Hoppers to rapid improvement," featuring six sets of national and internationally known lindy hop instructors, and the Mint Julep Jazz Band is performing at the Friday night dance - thanks so much to the Jazz Dance Education Council for donating two passes!

- We are going to add a new reward this week, another lovely fascinator donated by ChatterBlossom - stay tuned!

Thanks so much to all of our backers thus far - we hope you'll tell all your friends about pre-ordering our new album on Kickstarter!

We love you madly,

Mint Julep Jazz Band

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