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At last I will make the jazz/roots album of cover songs I have longed to make my entire career.
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    The first single sent to you digitally + a personal email message from me to you.

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    Your digital copy of the exclusive Kickstarter version of the Ballads album, which includes one additional track (unavailable on the regular release.)

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    Your digital copy of the exclusive Kickstarter Ballads album (includes one additional track unavailable elsewhere) + a short hand-written postcard to you from me.

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    Your digital copy of the exclusive Kickstarter Ballads album (with additional track) + your signed copy of the Ballads CD + a personal email from me from me to you.

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    The Billie: (Exclusive Kickstarter Ballads digital album + signed CD), limited edition T shirt for the Ballads album + a personal email from me to you.

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    The Coltrane: (Exclusive Kickstarter Ballads Digital + signed CD), limited edition Ballads T shirt, Vinyl LP of Ballads, hand-written letter from me to you.

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    The Marilyn: I sing/record a personalized, original happy birthday song to you or a loved one. Delivered electronically.
    Includes the Billie.

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    The Marilyn + The Coltrane

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    The Miles: You receive two additional studio tracks and the B roll (digital) - the outtakes, the laughs between the songs, the vignettes usually reserved for post-mortum remaster sessions.
    Includes the Billie and the Marilyn.

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    The Miles + the Coltrane (+ the Marilyn.)

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    The Nat King Cole: choose any song and I'll cover it in dedication to you, posted on youtube.
    Includes the Coltrane.

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    The Chet: half hour conversation via Skype.
    Includes the Miles + the Coltrane

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    The Bessie: handwritten lyrics to a song of your choice, with personal sketches on the side bars...a frame-able, original, zentangle-composition dedicated to you featuring lyrics and art, if you will. Includes the Coltrane + the Marilyn.

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    The Bobbie Gentry: An extremely limited, 1990's vintage poster (excellent condition) of Paula, signed and personalized to you. Includes the Bessie + the Miles.

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    The Nina: 50 minute conversation or songwriting consultation/workshop via Skype or live should calendar permit.
    Includes the Coltrane + the Miles + the Marilyn.

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    The Cannonball: VIP tickets for 2 to any concert in the US for a year (for you, or transferable to friends). With meet and greet. Includes the Coltrane + the Marilyn.

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    The Peggy Lee: Black coffee (or cream or sugar) with me. Mutually agreeable date, time and place. Includes the Coltrane.
    Includes the Coltrane + the Miles + the Marilyn.

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    The Johnny Cash: Lunch with me. Mutually agreeable date, time and place.
    Includes the Coltrane + the Miles + the Marilyn.

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    The Emmy Lou: Studio time with me - In 2016 at a mutually convenient time, come and hang out in the control room or participate on a background track and receive production credit on Ballads. Includes the Billie or the Coltrane + the Miles + the Bessie.

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    The Dolly: The Emmy Lou plus lunch. Includes the Billie or the Coltrane + the Marilyn + the Miles + the Bessie.

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    The Ella: your own concert. Mutually agreeable date, time, place, arrangements and accommodations (covered by you.) Includes the Billie or the Coltrane + the Marilyn + the Nat King Cole + the Miles + the Bessie.

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