Al Jarreau Fans Invited To Help Produce Tribute Album
"We're In This Love Together - A Tribute To Al Jarreau" is being spearheaded by Chris Walker - Jarreau's long-time bassist, former music director and protege.
Al Jarreau's sudden passing in February 2017 left fans stunned as Jarreau was in the middle of a tour when he became ill. With a stellar career spanning more than 40 years, the jazz legend left behind a legacy that Chris Walker and friends are dedicated to preserving.
During the month of May, fans and music lovers across the globe are invited to join the Kickstarter campaign to help produce the album.
Walker is being joined in his efforts by former long-time band members including Larry Williams (keyboardist - who also worked on Michael Jackson's best-selling album of all-time, "Thriller."), Joe Turano (Al's last musical director), Mark Simmons (Drummer), and John Calderon (guitar).
Also lending talent to the project will be GRAMMY-nominated jazz saxophonist, Dave Koz, Greg Phillinganes (music director for the 2016 GRAMMY Awards), Nathan East (founding member of Fourplay), Paul Jackson, Jr. (whose playing and compositions helped the group Daft Punk garner 5 GRAMMY Awards) and others.
Participants will be rewarded with an array of memorable experiences including:
1) Deluxe CD Package - CD and Booklet personally signed by Chris Walker and Friends. A "Thank You" email with photos from the sessions, a recorded message and Tribute T-Shirt. Your name will also be included in the "Thank You" of the liner notes in the CD Booklet;
2) A Bass Guitar or Vocal Lesson - Via Skype with Chris Walker as well as all the rewards included with the Deluxe CD Package.
3) A Personal Concert By Chris Walker - Chris Walker will come to your city and perform a private concert for your event along with the Deluxe CD package. Some restrictions will apply.
4) Executive Producer - An Executive Producer will receive credit on the CD, attend one of the recording sessions and have dinner with Chris. Additionally, the Executive Producer will attend one of Chris's live performances as his guest.
Due to the exclusive and limited nature of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, fans are encouraged to visit the site below to find out how to become a part of musical history:
The project is scheduled to be released in December 2018 with a tour planned for early 2019.
For updates and further information visit https://www.chriswalkersmusic.com