Music is our 1st Language - Album Fundraiser

Music is our 1st Language.

Welcome to our official album fundraiser directed by Max Ribner. 

The heart of the album:

Even when we are born, the 1st cry is like a song... As we come into the world and our identities begin to form, we can lose track of the gift of life.  Music now for centuries has become a tool to bring us back to balance. 

The hope is that this music will be a place of refuge for people to find peace… and the hooks of these songs can bridge us back into the miracle of what it is to be alive. 

Infused with a gospel choir, orchestration, horns, and world + guest artists, this is a work of art that extends far beyond my reach— so that it can touch many lives.

We're going to need your support.

Here’s how:  You can pre-order an album, donate any amount, and share this with your friends & family.  With all of my heart, your generosity is truly appreciated. This project cannot come to life without you.  Every single one of you is such a valuable part of this larger vision.

A breakdown of the costs of our production:


The Give Back:
- Receive a pre-release of the full album ( digital download ).
$50 - Receive a hand signed copy of a limited edition album. 
$50+ Everything from above & we deeply appreciate your generosity and trust in supporting all the artists, engineers, and studio / printing costs.

It takes a village...


Thank you for this day.
Thank you for this moment.
Thank you for the gifts you bring.
They inspire me to sing....inspire me to sing.

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Ann Killmon 
    • $15 
    • 1 mo
  • Tee Feathers 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Angelina Jaramillo 
    • $21 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
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Max Ribner 
Portland, OR
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