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Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt present a new album of creative, avant-garde contemporary folk music.
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    One song

    Get a digital single of the song of your choice! (If you don't select one, we will send you "Phantasmagoria.")

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    Digital copy of the new album

    We'll email you a digital copy of the new album, with our thanks, and you'll get to hear it well before the general public.

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    The new album on CD + a digital copy

    We'll mail you a copy of the new album on compact disc, and email you a digital copy of the album ASAP so you can start enjoying it before the snail mail arrives, with our thanks!

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    Signed CD + digital copy

    We'll autograph the CD and send it to you, plus send you a digital copy of the album right away. You'll need to specify whether you'd like it signed by Aaron alone and to receive the physical album sooner (he lives near the printing plant), or signed by both of us once we feel safe to meet up again, which could take a little more time.

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    The new CD + digital copy + older CD

    A copy of the new album on CD, a digital version ASAP, as well as a CD copy of "Hang on for the Ride" or "Crooked Fiddle," please note which one you would like.

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    The new CD + all 3 digital albums

    Get the CD before anyone else, along with a digital copy of the new album ASAP, plus digital copies of "Hang On for the Ride" and "Crooked Fiddle."

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    The new CD + digital copy + 2 older CD's

    A copy of the new album on CD plus a digital version ASAP, plus both "Hang On for the Ride" and "Crooked Fiddle," our previous albums.

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    The new CD + digital + 2 Aaron solo CD's

    Receive the new album on CD before anyone else, plus a digital version of the new album, plus physical copies of Aaron's solo CD, "Same Old You" (2005) and EP "Alchemy of Memory" (2011), both not available on streaming services.

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    The digital Nathans/Ronstadt experience

    You'll get the entire digital catalogue of Aaron & Michael's duo music, including all three albums, as well as three unreleased tracks, plus digital copies of Michael's solo album "Foolish Fox" and Aaron's solo EP, "Alchemy of Memory" (not available on streaming platforms). This option does not include a physical CD.

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    The new CD + digital + 2 MGR solo CDs

    You'll get the new CD before anybody else, along with a digital copy ASAP, and your choice of two of Michael's solo albums.

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    Signed CD + Video Guitar Lessons Series

    Get a signed copy of the album no. 3 and also receive Michael G. Ronstadt's 10 videos for the beginning guitarist. It starts from the very beginning and he'll work with you if you have any questions along the way.

    Includes:
    • 10 Beginning Guitar Lessons Videos Course by Michael G. Ronstadt
    • Signed CD
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    The CD + Aaron's entire digital catalog

    Get a copy of the CD before anyone else, plus digital copies of the new CD plus Aaron & MIchael's two previous CD's, and Aaron's two solo projects.

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    The CD + MGR's entire digital catalog

    Get the new album on CD before anyone else, plus a digital copy of every album Michael has created, including the new album, as well as Aaron & Michael's two previous albums.

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    The all-digital option

    Especially for our fans and friends outside the United States, but anyone can order it. Get the new album digital only, plus Aaron & Michael's two previous albums, plus the entire solo catalog of both Aaron and Michael!

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    Bubbe's earings & necklace set + album

    A gorgeous set of craft-fair earrings and necklace, made by Joanne Neff, Aaron's mother in law. Please specify pierced or clip-on earrings, as well as your color preference (reds, pinks, purples, blues, browns, aquas, black, and and white). These are unique, eye catching accessories to what you wear, and a way to show your support for this project! Of course, you get the CD and a download ASAP.

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    The new CD + 4 Cello Lessons w/ Michael

    The new CD + 4 Cello Lessons w/ Michael. The cost per-lesson is usually $60/hr, so this will discount $40 dollars for a month of lessons. As an experienced teacher on cello, guitar, and songwriting, you can have Michael G. Ronstadt work with you on whatever you want. These lessons will take place over a full month and not stretch out beyond 2 months.

    Includes:
    • The new CD
    • 4 Cello Lessons w/ Michael ($40 discount)
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    House concert + album

    Aaron & Michael will play a concert in your home, once it is safe to do so! Invite your friends. This offer is limited to the Boston-Washington corridor, as well as Pennsylvania and Ohio. And of course, we'll send you a CD and a digital copy, with our thanks.

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    House concert, further afield + album

    A concert in your home, once it is safe to do so, anywhere within a day's driving distance of Philadelphia or Cincinnati. And you get our CD too, earlier than anyone else, as well as a digital copy, along with our thanks.

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    New CD + Studio Cello on Your Next Album

    The New CD + Michael records parts for your Next Album:

    Michael G. Ronstadt is a cellist with a MM in Cello Performance (classical), but plays everything the way they didn't ask him to in all his other cross-genre-explorations. On top of that, he plays guitar, mandolin, charango, ronroco (barition charango), shaker, cajon, sings leads and harmonies, and some electric guitar too! Feel free to use Michael as a resource on your next album on a maximum of 10 tracks (or rather a full length CD of 45-60 minutes).

    Includes:
    • The new CD
    • Michael Ronstadt: Session Musician on YOUR NEXT ALBUM (10 tracks)
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    We'll write you a song & send the album

    Aaron & Michael will write you a song to thank you for a generous contribution! And, of course, we'll send you the digital album and a CD, with our thanks. (Album arrives in August, song will be a few months later. Creativity takes time!)

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    Kugel party

    Aaron and Michael will hand deliver a noodle kugel made by Aaron's wife, Debra, and play a concert for you in your home. You can invite people to watch if you want. We'll wait until it's safe to do so. In the meantime, we'll send you the CD and digital version ASAP, with our thanks. Offer available in the continental USA. Everywhere else, we'll mail you the kugel and appear over Zoom.

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    We're not worthy, we're not worthy

    We'll send you the album, you'll get our entire catalogues on CD and digital, we'll write you a song, too. We'll play you a house concert anywhere within a day's drive of Cincinnati or Philly (or play you a virtual house concert anywhere else). We'll bring you a kugel. And you'll have our eternal thanks.

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