Carl's New Album Fund!

As many of you know, I've been working on my first full-length release for some time now... The one major stumbling block I've run into over the years has been financial in nature.  It's a very expensive endeavor and on top of keeping afloat being housed, clothed and mobile, recording and distributing music has often taken a second seat to getting the music out there.  

I'm attempting to raise what I think will be enough cash to "fill in the blanks" in finishing the recording of the last 6 songs for the record, pressing the best 13 of the 18 songs to vinyl, and some modest promotional efforts to get some reviews and potential airplay.

My goal is to raise this money by the years end, which gives us a bit of time!  Your support would mean the world to me. This is a project I've been building upon with a wide array of contributors in countless settings.  It has grown into something bigger than myself and seeing it through would enable others to shine and be heard as well.  Folks from Vermont, the Hudson Valley, the Jersey Shore, and beyond have all been involved.  

One of these songs was written circa 1987, and others as recently as this past year. The album will be representative of music we've heard over the decades --from Folk Americana to Alternative and to the "Unplugged" era.  I offer my sincere thanks to any help you are able to offer.  I've refused help in the past from bandmates and also paid studio players whenever I was in a position to do so.  I'm not normally one to reach out for help, but as we near the finish line, the honest truth is that the associated costs grow exponentially.

The smallest gesture is often the most appreciated, in my humble opinion!
  • Denise Renart 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
  • Gary Wien 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Nancy and Vika Christian 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 (Offline)
    • 47 mos
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Organizer

Carl F. Chesna 
Organizer
Asbury Park, NJ
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