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Coming Forth By Day: Billie Holiday

I'm doing a new Billie Holiday Tribute and would like for you to join me in the celebration of her music!

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A dream of mine is happening. I’ve been in love with Billie Holiday’s voice since the moment I heard it, and she has inspired me throughout my career. And now, to celebrate the occasion of Billie’s 100th Birthday, I’m recording a Billie Holiday tribute project.

This May and June, I’ll be going into the studio with the wonderful Nick Launay, whose work with Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Arcade Fire, Gang of Four, and others has always impressed me.

In addition, Blue Note Records has reissued my Blue Light ’Til Dawn project. To celebrate, I performed all of the material at a special concert at the Highline Ballroom in NYC this year, featuring many of the same musicians. This CD will be available to my fans right here!

Your pledge will open the door into my world.

This is a journey into the creation of the Tribute Project and all the things I’ll be doing: song selection, arrangement, vocal tracking, artwork selection, rough mixes --- you’ll see and hear it all happen via the updates!

This is truly about sharing in new music together as it happens.

With love,
Cassandra

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AccessPass: Coming Forth By Day: A Tribute To Billie Holiday

Coming Forth By Day: A Tribute To Billie Holiday
$10
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Leading up to the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Billie Holiday’s birth, Cassandra will be heading into the studio with producer Nicky Launay (Arcade Fire, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, etc.) to create a genre-busting project in tribute to Holiday.

Coming Forth By Day on CD signed by Cassandra

Coming Forth By Day on CD signed by Cassandra
$40
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The newest project “Coming Forth By Day: A Tribute to Billie Holiday” on CD and signed by me

Billie Holiday Tribute on CD

Billie Holiday Tribute on CD
$20
20.00
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The new tribute on CD. PLUS the album download and access to the exclusive updates.

"Blue Light 'Til Dawn" CD Live in NYC

"Blue Light 'Til Dawn" CD Live in NYC
$30
30.00
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In January, 2014, I performed the entire “Blue Light ’Til Dawn” recording, top to bottom, featuring many of the players on the original recording. Own that performance on CD, only available here at PledgeMusic!

Billie Holiday Tribute on Vinyl

Billie Holiday Tribute on Vinyl
$35
35.00
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The new Billie Holiday Tribute project on 180 gram vinyl.

Lyric Sheet Print

$50
50.00
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Get a print of my handwritten lyrics sheet with the track listing of your choice including my original signature!

Signed Vinyl: Billie Holiday Tribute Album

$75
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The new record on warm-sounding vinyl and signed. My personal favorite way to listen to an album :) Signed.

Sheet Music Print - Signed

$80
80.00
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Own a print of the sheet music from the track listing of your choice for the Billie Holiday Tribute recording sessions, signed by me!

Signed Artwork Print

$100
100.00
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A beautiful print of the Billie Holiday Tribute project artwork on quality card stock signed by me!

Personalized Recorded Message

$150
150.00
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Want me to sing a birthday song or just tell someone hello? I’ll record a special message especially for you or a loved one that you can keep!

Group Video Skype Chat with Song Performance

$200
200.00
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Join me and some other fans on a group video Skype where I’ll perform a private song for you.

Management will be in touch to organize details.

VIP Tickets: Sound check, meet-n-greet, priority seating

VIP Tickets: Sound check, meet-n-greet, priority seating
$200
200.00
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Two tickets with VIP access to one of my concerts: priority seating, sound check access, AND a meet-n-greet!

Management will be in touch to organize details.
Dates available from June 2014 to June 2016

Your Name In The Liner Notes + Signed CD

Your Name In The Liner Notes + Signed CD
$200
200.00
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You’ll be part of the new album…literally! With your name appearing in a special “thank you” section of the album’s liner notes. PLUS a signed CD.

Management will be in touch with details. Name must submitted no later than September 2014 to meet artwork deadlines.

Original Sheet Music

Original Sheet Music
$250
250.00
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Original sheet music from the recording sessions, hand signed by me

Signed Original Handwritten Lyric Sheet

Signed Original Handwritten Lyric Sheet
$250
250.00
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The lyrics to one of the song selections from the Billie Holiday tribute album, handwritten and signed by me!

Personal Video Skype Performance

Personal Video Skype Performance
$350
350.00
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Let’s have a chat and I’ll sing you song! Join me on Skype for a one-on-one video session.

Phone Call

$500
500.00
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Do you or a loved one have a special occasion coming up? I’ll help you surprise them with a phone call from me!

Management will be in touch to organize details.

Signed Artwork Proof of Tribute Album

$500
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This is the proof used to create the cover of the new album.

Video Skype Mixing Session

$500
500.00
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Get a one-on-one inside glimpse into the mixing session of the album.

Management will be in touch to organize details.

A Visit to the Studio - Los Angeles

A Visit to the Studio - Los Angeles
$1,000
1000.00
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Come to the studio while we are recording the Billie Holiday Tribute project and witness the magic of making this recording happen before your eyes.

You must get yourself to Los Angeles.
Recording to take place between June 1st – June 10th
Management will be in touch to organize details.

2 Year VIP Access for Two

2 Year VIP Access for Two
$2,000
2000.00
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From June 2014 to June 2016 receive VIP Access for you and a guest: Meet-n-Greet, Sound Check Access, and Priority Seating

Signed Acoustic Godin Guitar

Signed Acoustic Godin Guitar
$2,500
2500.00
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Own a special piece of my own, personal musical history – an acoustic Godin guitar signed by me.

Photo of guitar in photo may be different.

Associate Producer Credit

$5,000
5000.00
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Have your name listed in the album credits as an Associate Producer on this album!

Weekend at my Woodstock Home

Weekend at my Woodstock Home
$6,000
6000.00
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It’s your weekend alone at my historic Woodstock, NY Byrdcliffe home!

Maximum of 4 guests total
Management will be in touch with details.

Private House Concert - Duo

$10,000
10000.00
Available

I’ll bring along a guest musician to accompany me and we’ll serenade you and your friends for a private house concert.

Private House Concert - Full Band

Private House Concert - Full Band
$25,000
25000.00
Available

I will come and sing for you and a small intimate group at your home. You help choose the setlist!

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