Thank you to everyone who has contributed to support Aberfan! During our first studio sessions in late September we recorded about a 1/3 of the piano parts in 11 hours!
If you have not done so already, please consider making a donation now!
This year end fundraising campaign ensures we are able to continue recording! Here is what your donation will do:
$25-$99 Pays for up to to two hours in the studio — Receive download of completed recording and be listed on my website donor page.
$100-$499 Pays for studio time with one additional musician — All of the above plus a CD copy of completed recording.
$500-$999 Payment towards the percussionist and studio producer — All of the above plus 2 free CDs of your choice.
$1,000 and above Payment towards mixing and mastering engineers — All of the above plus an invitation to visit the studio as we work.
In this time of uncertain governmental support, YOU are helping to bring art into the world!
Aberfan is a sponsored project of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax-deductible.
is funded in part by Puffin West Foundation, Thendara Foundation, Puffin Foundation and Deupree Family Foundation. Aberfan
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November 12, 2016
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We are living now the upheaval, the turning outside what was in, what has long been buried and must live now to extricate ourselves from what would obliterate good, what is bright and free.
The underbelly, the black water out my dream now burst upon the land no sorcerer could have done without the people. We are in the confines of a trained evil.
is a sponsored Aberfan project of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax deductible.
I came across this yesterday and was astounded by Jeff’s straightforward honesty. He survived an event impossible for any of us to imagine, unless one were there, with a great dignity.
is a sponsored Aberfan project of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). Contributions are tax deductible.
is an elegy not only for the people of a village who suffered the loss of a generation and the wounded soul of the Welsh who saw their beautiful country destroyed when the coal mines came to the valleys, but for our world, besieged by unbridled industry pillaging the land and its people, exploiting their riches for a few. Aberfan (7 pianos, percussion, voice and tools of rescue) Aberfan is our entire structure under collapse, the condemnation of a corrupted capitalism imposed upon the world, a catastrophe in sound, the truth of our entrapment in a world run on power, violence and commodity, reducing to rubble all that is sacred. This project confronts and aims to disrupt our complacency.
is a sponsored Aberfan (7 pianos, percussion, voice and tools of rescue) project of New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). Contributions are tax deductible. Please help us make this recording with your donation.