Mosher Plans to raise $3,100 through http://www.Kickstarter.com to Record the Music
“Mosher does for music what Renoir has done for art.” – JazzReview.com … “A gifted composer who offers a fresh and updated approach.” – All About JazzRob Mosher is no slacker. The award-winning composer and soprano saxophonist decided to give himself the challenge of a lifetime: write 31 Bach-style chorales in 31 days in celebration of his 31st birthday and blog about the experience. The month-long project is already underway – it began October 20th – Mosher blogs his progress each day at http://www.robmosher.com and at http://kck.st/bsdEj8 updating about his compositional process and posting that day’s chorale.
In addition, he’s in the midst of raising $3,100 – through http://www.kickstarter.com – in order to fund the recording and digital release of the pieces by his quartet – Mosher on soprano sax, Micah Killion on trumpet and flugelhorn, Peter Hess on bass clarinet and tenor sax and Nathan Turner on tuba. He’s over halfway to raising the funds, which need to be pledged by November 19th, otherwise the project doesn’t go through at all, part of Kickstarter’s unique all-or nothing policy. Continue reading