Phil Madeira "Funky Covers" of Classic Songs

A project in Nashville, TN by Phil Madeira

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Jazzy covers of Dylan, Beatles, Prine, JT, Cockburn, Joni, Newman, Stevie Wonder, Jackson Browne, and Bobbie Gentry
Backers: 315
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $24,589 of $22,500
Dates: Feb 27th -> Apr 10th (43 days)
Project By: Phil Madeira
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Latest News

2 days left to hit stretch goals! We're on our way!

April 7th - via:
Hey backers! Wow, today we reached our minimum goal of $22500!   I am super thankful!  In light of that, I am offering a discount on a couple of the add-on's that haven't been backed. The remaining "Head Of Christ" painting by Jimmy Abegg has been... (Read More)

Getting Close to Goal- small stretch goal :)

April 5th - via:
As you know- I've set a stretch goal of $27,500, which, if reached, will get everyone a commensurate copy of my jazz project "Crickets", a fun record.   Since I can't imagine hitting that goal, I still want to bless everyone with something for their... (Read More)

Stretch Goal!

April 3rd - via:
Not sure we'll hit our $22,500 goal, but I thought I'd sweeten the pot a lil. I've got quite a few vinyls and CDs of my instrumental record "Crickets" as in no lyrics.  It's a totally fun, upbeat record- jazz, but not over anyone's head. If we can... (Read More)

Hand Painted Fender Bass!

March 29th - via:
Phil hand painted this bass for the Ascendants last year, and since there are so many Ascendants fans backing this campaign, we offer it again.  To check it out, go to "Manage Your Pledge", then to "Add-Ons" and find out more.   Here's hoping we... (Read More)

Two Iconic Jimmy Abegg Paintings in Add-On Rewards

March 28th - via:
Over the years, Phil has acquired many paintings by his friend Jimmy Abegg, an artist of renown in Nashville and beyond.  Some of you backers are fans of Jimmy's and will recognize the "West Coast DIaries" painting from the few variations that were... (Read More)

12 days left- new add-ons

March 27th - via:
Photo by Tanya Briganti, taken Sunday night! Hey friends- Just back from a string of gigs with Emmylou in the Northeast!  Thanks to those who said hello!   ADD-ONS- I realized that the test pressings, while limited to 5, made it hard for some to... (Read More)

Nearly halfway there!

March 15th - via:
Right about now, I start stressing about meeting the goal, and oddly that's when a bump happens.  I guess the inference is that stress is productive.  I dunno.  I'm just grateful that you're showing up for the party- and This record IS a party! ... (Read More)

Nearly half way to initial goal- thanks for sharing!

March 13th - via:
An afternoon well spent with mixer Russ Long~ Russ is masterful- he mixed the Mercyland Christmas record, and some of the Ascendants record, too.  If you've heard Amy and Vince at the Ryman, Russ is the man behind the mixing console.  It was fun... (Read More)

Nearly a week in...

March 3rd - via:
Dear backers!  Well, I appreciate each and every one of you so very much.  We're doing pretty well.  I set a reasonable goal which will meet my recording expenses and pay for product- what I'm truly hoping for is to hit $30K, at which point, the... (Read More)

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