Tom Haines - Live Jazz Orchestra Recording

by thomas.haines.587 in Bedworth, Warwickshire, England

Making a live recording of the Birmingham Jazz Orchestra performing the innovative and original works of award-winning composer Tom Haines.

by thomas.haines.587 in Bedworth, Warwickshire, England

We did it
On 2nd November 2016 we successfully raised £2,900 with 122 supporters in 42 days

New stretch target

The additional funding will finance a launch event where the Jazz Orchestra will perform again and live album will be officially released.


International Award-Winning Jazz Composer/Arranger Tom Haines leads the Birmingham Jazz Orchestra at Stratford Jazz in December 2016, with this Crowdfunder financing the recording and production of the concert into a 40-45 minute live album.

Showcasing some of the Midlands' finest established and emerging talent, the 17-piece Jazz Orchestra will feature Tom's original and innovative works, including 'Whistleblower' (Winner of the Duvel Jazz Award, Bose Audience Award, 2013), 'Mystery Dog' (Winner of the Eddie Harvey Jazz Arranger of the Year Award, 2014) and 'Yitzoid' (Winner of the Barga Jazz Festival Original Composition Award, 2015).


In return for your generous pledges, the rewards include a live album download, a live album CD, being named as a contributor on the CD inlay and receiving signed pdf scores of Tom's Jazz Orchestra compositions.

This project marks an significant 'next step' for Tom and his music, and with your help to secure the highest calibre of musicians, recording engineer and equipment hire, will result in a live album that is sure to make it's mark in UK Jazz, and the start of many more things to come from the Jazz Orchestra.


What they say about Tom and his music:

'a very gifted composer, and one of those who dare to challenge the genres he writes in, which results in original and surprising music . . . his strongest side is perhaps his urge to go in a different direction than the mainstream and have guts, skills and ability to make new music without being retrospective.'

- Helge Sunde (Composer / Professor / Band Leader, 'Ensemble Denada', Norway)

'Tom has an original and interesting voice as a composer, using grooves not often found in jazz, and successfully blending these with a good technical knowledge'

- Mark Armstrong (Musician / Composer / Arranger / Professor, Director of The National Youth Jazz Orchestra, UK)

“Tom features a wealth of orchestration ideas, all of which utilize compelling colours and the artful use of space."

- Duvel Jazz Awarding panel of judges, including: Jeff Levenson (Grammy Award-Winning Producer and journalist, USA), Michel Herr (Composer/Arranger, Belgium), Florian Ross (Composer/Arranger/Musician, Germany).

Find out more about Tom at:   www.tomhainesmusic.com

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Live album download

£15 or more

£15 Reward

Live album download or CD

£20 or more

£20 Reward

Live album CD

£20 or more

£20 Reward

JUST ADDED!!! ---- Live album download or CD ---- a signed pdf copy of 'What Have We Here? - The Jazz Trio / Small Band Works of Tom Haines' - 18 compositions in lead sheet format.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

Live album download or CD

£30 or more

11 of 10 claimed

£30 Reward

2 tickets (normal price £20 each!) for the 30th Anniversary of Stratford Jazz concert + CD or Download of the Live Album. Wednesday 7th December at The Stratford Arts House: Drinks Reception from 7pm with the Sheila Waterfield Duo (Vocals and Piano) Tom Haines & The Birmingham Jazz Orchestra - 8.30pm https://www.facebook.com/events/1050236691680114/

£40 or more

£40 Reward

Live album download or CD ---- and a signed copy of 1 of Tom's Jazz Orchestra scores (pdf)

£50 or more

£50 Reward

Live album CD ---- your name listed on the inlay as a contributor

£50 or more

£50 Reward

FOR THE BUDDING COMPOSER / MUSICIAN: 3-hour lesson with Tom: Spend a morning, afternoon or evening with Tom for him to help you develop your understanding and/or practice in some of the following areas: - Composing / Arranging (Jazz or otherwise) - Music Theory (Jazz or otherwise) - Using Sibelius notation software - Using sequencing software Lessons can be delivered by Skype / Facetime or in person if not too far away!

£75 or more

£75 Reward

Live album CD ---- your name listed on the inlay as a premium contributor

£80 or more

£80 Reward

FOR THE BUDDING COMPOSER / MUSICIAN: A day lesson with Tom - spend a day with Tom for him to help you develop your understanding and/or practice in some of the following areas: - Composing / Arranging (Jazz or otherwise) - Music Theory (Jazz or otherwise) - Using Sibelius notation software - Using sequencing software Lessons can be delivered by Skype / Facetime or in person if not too far away!

£100 or more

£100 Reward

Live album CD ---- your name listed on the inlay as a premium contributor ---- and a signed copy of 1 of Tom's Jazz Orchestra Scores

£150 or more

£150 Reward

Live album download or CD ---- your name listed as a premium contributor on the inlay ---- a signed copy of all of Tom's Jazz Orchestra scores (pdf) recorded on the album

£200 or more

£200 Reward

Advertise your business on the live album CD inlay as a Premium Sponsor and on future promotional materials and announcements - social media, website, programmes, flyers, interviews, posters, etc.

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