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€3,292
pledged of €15,000pledged of €15,000 goal
67
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, March 14 2019 2:19 PM UTC +00:00

About

As some of you may know, I have relocated to Europe, but much my heart is with the music of New Orleans, the place I’ve called home for 19 years.  I am seeking to continue my work with Fantastic international musicians, and focus on the positive impact that music can have on cultural movements. America, and the world, are in a place of social turmoil, and seeming to move backwards in areas that did have positive change.  This music is for the people. Women. People of color. Trans. Gays. Indigenous.  Everyone. Music to create a safe place of joy for folks that are forgotten, silenced, discriminated against, or just plain need to dance of their fears and woes.  Just like how it all began in New Orleans.  To come together for beauty and love in the world.  We are strong in our numbers, and so powerful together.  The name, The New Movement Jazz Band, represents our coming social paradigm, and the dance moves that accompany it :)  Please help me realize this dream, and come dance with me!!

Risks and challenges

I’ve never made a kickstarter before, so I’m nervous of the outcome, but excited to see how it will go over. This time around, I not only need to pay, already booked studio time, musicians, co-producer, and post production, but also childcare, and housing for the duration of the recording in Berlin. I also want to finally achieve my goal of releasing a recording on vinyl! My plan before relocation to Europe was to record with the already established Dizzy Birds. They broke up shortly after my move, which while challenging at the time, gives me an opportunity to make a project more my vision, but still work with brilliant musicians. I am looking to spread the expression of joy, and sorrow through celebration, that New Orleans music brings to more of the world.This album will feature Laurent Humeau on trumpet and reeds, Eldar Tsalikov on reeds, Carlos Santana on trombone and piano, Leo Forde on guitar, James Banner on bass, Ugo Alunni on drums, co-production and mixing by Francois Perdriau, and guesting Declan Forde on piano. What a team!

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