Who Is Garland Jeffreys? Film

Join me in making a documentary about my life and music - the good, the bad and the ugly!

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Some of you have been turning people on to my music for years. Now it’s time to turn on the rest of the world — and we’ve decided that a feature documentary is the best way to do it.

Since the documentary is going to take a while to complete, in the interim we’ll be giving you updates and exclusives on not just the doc, but on a brand new album too — with expected delivery no later than December 14, 2019.

As for the film’s completion, the sooner we fund it the sooner we finish it (and it’s going to take quite a while so we’ll need your patience) so join me on this journey and help bring my story out there!

WHO IS GARLAND JEFFREYS? (working title) A singer-songwriter from Brooklyn who broke into the Greenwich Village music scene in the late 60’s with soulful, genre-bending songs focused on racial themes. With his 1973 self-titled album debut on Atlantic Records Garland began a promising career, revered by such peers as Lou Reed and Bob Marley (who went on record saying “Garland Jeffreys does reggae better than anyone in America”). While his albums have charted in the Top Five in the UK and Europe, his songs been covered by bands as diverse as The Circle Jerks and Vetiver, and many used as needle drop tracks in film and advertisements globally, Jeffreys remains largely a cult favorite in the commercial music scene.

Now at 73, he’s looking back over his colorful life and career. His 20 year-old daughter Savannah’s musical talent is undeniable. Will her music become his legacy? What is his legacy? What keeps him going? What keeps all of us going, and how do we reconcile ourselves to the choices we’ve made along the way?

As much an exploration of a dynamic recording artist’s lifelong career and persistent integrity as it is a meditation on the meaning of fame and success, with interviews from Laurie Anderson, Graham Parker, Harvey Keitel and many more, “Who Is Garland Jeffreys?” will rock your soul and open your heart.

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AccessPass: THE NEW ALBUM

THE NEW ALBUM
$10
10.00
Available

You’ll get a digital download of the new album when I’m ready to release it (no later than April 1, 2017).

SPECIAL BUNDLE

SPECIAL BUNDLE
$150
150.00
All gone!

5 Incredible items:
• an autographed CD
• official doc tee shirt (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL or 3XL)
• official doc poster
• documentary on DVD
• download of the album

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

YOUR NAME IN FILM CREDITS + SIGNED CD + SIGNED DVD

YOUR NAME IN FILM CREDITS + SIGNED CD + SIGNED DVD
$125
125.00
All gone!

5 Incredible items:
• your name in the film credits
• autographed CD
• autographed DVD
• download of the documentary
• download of the album

Note: Garland will sign the top of the DVD.

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

DOC + ALBUM DELUXE COMBO

DOC + ALBUM DELUXE COMBO
$165
165.00
All gone!

6 One of a kind items:
• thanks in the doc final credits (SILVER LEVEL section)
• an autographed CD
• special thanks on social media
• documentary on DVD
• download of the documentary
• download of the album

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

AUTOGRAPHED CD + DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

AUTOGRAPHED CD + DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
$25
25.00
All gone!

3 Incredible items:
• an autographed CD
• special thanks on social media
• download of the album

PRIVATE SCREENING

PRIVATE SCREENING
$750
750.00
2 left

Garland will come to your house for a private, advance screening of the documentary. We’ll bring the popcorn!
You’ll also get:

6 Incredible items:
• thanks in the doc final credits (SILVER LEVEL section)
• official doc tee shirt (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL or 3XL)
• official doc poster
• documentary on DVD
• download of the documentary
• download of the album

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

DOCUMENTARY DVD

DOCUMENTARY DVD
$30
30.00
Available

The documentary on DVD (NTSC), plus a download of the album.

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

GREENWICH VILLAGE PUB CRAWL

GREENWICH VILLAGE PUB CRAWL
$350
350.00
3 left

Garland will lead no more than four pledgers on an intimate guided tour of the same Greenwich Village venues he played back in the days of yore; hear some tales and some great music too! Drinks (within reason!) on us!

Date to be determined, but all four pledgers will be part of same tour.

DVD & SIGNED CD

DVD & SIGNED CD
$50
50.00
All gone!

3 Incredible items:
• an autographed CD
• documentary on DVD
• download of the album

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

NAME THE DOCUMENTARY BUNDLE

NAME THE DOCUMENTARY BUNDLE
$125
125.00
Available

Submit your title for the documentary and if we use it we’ll refund your pledge and give you a very special thanks in the final film credits!

Also includes:
4 Unique items:
• thanks in the doc final credits (SILVER LEVEL section) (even if we don’t use your title)
• special thanks on social media
• documentary on DVD
• doc digital download

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

YOUR NAME IN THE FILM CREDITS + DVD + DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

YOUR NAME IN THE FILM CREDITS + DVD + DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
$90
90.00
Available

4 Very special items:
• thanks in the doc final credits (SILVER LEVEL section)
• special thanks on social media
• documentary on DVD
• doc digital download

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

OFFICIAL DOC TEE SHIRT + POSTER

OFFICIAL DOC TEE SHIRT + POSTER
$60
60.00
Available

3 Exclusive items:
• official doc tee shirt (Unisex XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL or 3XL)
• official doc poster (signed)
• doc digital download

Note: Tee shirt and poster may ship separately.

DINNER CHEZ JEFFREYS

DINNER CHEZ JEFFREYS
$500
500.00
All gone!

You and a guest will come to our humble abode in NYC for a home-cooked meal and a hang with Claire and Garland. Preview tracks and view some of the doc. Our brisket is legendary! Mutually agreed upon date!

SIGNED TEST PRESSING

SIGNED TEST PRESSING
$125
125.00
All gone!

Garland will sign and number each test pressing. Only 50 will be ordered for the world. Test pressings have the first samples of the final record – each one sounds a bit different.

SIGNED NEW ALBUM ON VINYL

SIGNED NEW ALBUM ON VINYL
$40
40.00
All gone!

Each one will be signed, your only way to hear the album on vinyl!

ATTEND NYC FILM PREMIERE

ATTEND NYC FILM PREMIERE
$1,000
1000.00
All gone!

You + 3 (4 total) are invited to the NYC premiere and after party.
You’ll also get:
6 Additional items:
• thanks in the doc final film credits (GOLD LEVEL section)
• official doc tee shirt (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL or 3XL)
• official doc poster
• documentary on DVD
• download of the album
• download of the documentary

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

DADDY DAUGHTER NIGHT BUNDLE

DADDY DAUGHTER NIGHT BUNDLE
$800
800.00
All gone!

Sit in on a rehearsal for Garland and Savannah’s new duet, plus 2 total tickets to NYC album release show, along with backstage access.

Note: Date tbd.

HOUSE CONCERT DUO

HOUSE CONCERT DUO
$2,000
2000.00
All gone!

We’ll come to your place and do a duo show, meet and mingle with your guests and make every effort to honor set list requests.

Note: Travel included if tri-state area only, schedule permitting.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT (b)

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT (b)
$5,000
5000.00
3 left

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CREDIT You’ll receive an associate producer credit in the doc.

You’ll also get:
These 6 Bonus items:
• invite (+ 4) (5 total) to the premiere and after party
• name listed on the IMDB page
• 5 official doc tee shirt (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL or 3XL)
• 5 signed official doc poster
• 5 copies of the documentary on DVD
• download of the album

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT (b)

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT (b)
$20,000
20000.00
3 left

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT For the true believers! You’ll get an executive producer credit in the doc.

You’ll also get:
These 7 Bonus items:
• invite (+ 9) (10 total) to the premiere and after party
• private dinner with Garland and the filmmakers
• name listed on the IMDB page
• 10 official doc tee shirt (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL or 3XL)
• 10 signed official doc poster
• 10 copies of the documentary on DVD
• download of the album

THE DVD WILL BE SHIPPED ONCE THE FILM IS COMPLETE

RIDICULOUS VINTAGE BUNDLE

RIDICULOUS VINTAGE BUNDLE
$195
195.00
All gone!

10 Collectors items:
• thanks in the doc final credits (SILVER LEVEL section)
• handwritten lyric for a song of your choice
• original work cassette from album demos
• vintage tee
• 5 different CDs
• vintage 45
• vintage poster
• vintage promotional pin
• an autographed copy of ‘Truth Serum’ on vinyl
• a few other one-of-a-kind items!

HOUSE CONCERT TRIO

HOUSE CONCERT TRIO
$3,000
3000.00
Available

We’ll come to your place and do a trio show, meet and mingle with your guests and make every effort to honor set list requests.

Note: Travel included if tri-state area only, schedule permitting.

HOUSE CONCERT FULL BAND

HOUSE CONCERT FULL BAND
$3,500
3500.00
2 left

The full five man band will come to you and rock the house! We’ll happily hang with you and make every effort to honor set list requests.

Note: Travel included if tri-state area only, schedule permitting. Sound equipment and engineer not included.

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