Cornell Syncopators Rivermont Album Fundraiser

The Original Cornell Syncopators, America's only collegiate 20's Jazz Orchestra, are raising money for the production of our upcoming album with Grammy-Nominated Rivermont Records. The project honors the legacies and stories of Collegiate Jazz bands and musicians from 1916-1930. We are looking at groups from Ivy League, Historically African-American, and Middle-American Schools, and will feature the stories of both notable artists, as well as several previously untold sagas through an extensive liner notes essay. The band has been working effortlessly at unearthing rare and lost recordings, facts, photos and interviews, and has made some incredible discoveries and connections. However, we need your help.

Our mission is to preserve the earliest forms of Jazz in as accurate a way as possible, and with this project, we aim to honor that and continue to make a push for education on Early Jazz across the world. With your donations, we can achieve this goal. Additionally, there are benefits for your contributions. Any amount given will lead to your name being mentioned in the credits section of the album as a contributor. For donations of at least $25, you will also receive a copy of the CD upon the earliest pressing. Finally, with donations of $100 or greater, you will be designated as a sponsor in the notes, as well as receive three copies of the CD upon pressing. All donations that include a CD will have free shipping. The money we receive in donations will go to funding the production of the CD’s, student created album artwork, a student made shortfall, space rental, and other small logistics related to the finalization of the project. We are extremely grateful for any amounts given to us to make this landmark project a possibility. We aim to have to project released by the start of next school year (August, 2019).

Your support means the world to us, and any gifts made will help continue our mission to preserve America’s first true art form!

- The Original Cornell Syncopators
http://cornellsyncopators.com/about.php
  • Thomas Hirasuna 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
  • John Levin 
    • $200 
    • 31 mos
  • Lauryn Gould 
    • $25 
    • 31 mos
  • Jim Cartwright 
    • $100 
    • 31 mos
  • Christine Foster 
    • $25 
    • 31 mos
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Organizer

Colin Hancock 
Organizer
Ithaca, NY
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