Weather Report's Incredible Jazz Journey

“Calm Before the Storm" – A Documentary Film on Weather Report's Incredible Jazz Journey. From Tony Zawinul.
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$62,438USD
raised of $50,000 goal
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This campaign started on Nov 27 and closed on January 24, 2014 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $8USD
    8:30 Clock Backer SuperBonus

    Get the finely crafted 12" Weather Report 8:30 Wall Clock with fixed 8:30 time in green. The red hands keep the real time. The true Weather Report fans will get it! The deal is simple: As long as you donated $10 or more on any item for the campaign you simply pay $8.30(US) and the clock is yours! (Or purchase the $10 or higher reward separately) (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $10USD
    Eternal Thanks + Backer Site!

    So let’s start with “eternal thanks.” In this reward I will be thankful to you forever. Not only that, you will have access to my “Calm Before the Storm,” Backer-Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Production Website during the entire production process. Includes tons of restricted content from the documentary production, including rare videos and photos, rare soundtrack recordings, my personal production notes, and even details on upcoming interviews.

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  • $30USD
    Credits + Screening & Download

    You are helping me make a movie so you’ll be in the end credits of the documentary with a great big THANK YOU! Plus your name will be on the film’s “Thank You Wall” As my co-filmmakers, I want your feedback so you’re invited to an online Backer-Only Advance Film Screening of the full film to get your reaction and suggestions. You’ll also get an advance “Filmmaker-Only” Digital Download of the final cut with a Backer-Exclusive introduction. ------- Plus access to the Backer-Exclusive Website.

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  • $45USD
    Production Crew T-Shirt + DVD

    == EARLY BIRD DEAL == You’ll get a backer-only, limited edition, Production Crew T-Shirt from “Calm Before the Storm.” (S to XXXL) and a copy of “Calm Before The Storm” on DVD sent directly from me. You’ll get to tell the postal carrier that you and I just made a film together! ------ You’ll also get Film Credits Galore, name on the Thank You Wall, Online Screening + Download and the Backer-Exclusive Website. (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $60USD
    Weather Report Canvas Tour Bag

    Celebrate the 8:30 era! You get this fine crafted 15” canvas laptop + shoulder bag with the “Calm” logo and signatures from each band member (Joe, Wayne, Jaco, Peter) from the 8:30 tour. On the flip there’s a beautiful 8:30 Japan tour clock. WAIT: If you would like the Superbonus SCROLL DOWN and add only US $15 for a Wayne AND Jaco Weather Report Rare CD's from the Vault and custom 8:30 Tour bag tags. (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $65USD
    Blu-ray +HD Supersite+Poster

    =EARLY BIRD DEAL= Includes the DVD + HD Blu-ray of “Calm Before the Storm” packed with extra footage, interviews, and commentary. Lifetime membership to Calm Before the Storm HD Supersite with Blu-ray content. Plus full interviews + raw footage that couldn’t fit on the Blu-ray! And a large, 19"x27" Weather Report Japan Poster --- You’ll also get Film Credits Galore, name on the Thank You Wall, Online Screening + Download, Crew T-Shirt and Backer-Exclusive Website. (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $75USD
    Canvas Tour Bag + Superbonus

    You get the beautiful Canvas Bag packed with rare Weather Report goods. We Add: 1) Wayne Shorter Live Takes from the Vault. All original compositions by Wayne (like Sightseeing) in rare WR performances. 2) Jaco Unlocked. A Rare Collection of Weather Report rehearsals + performances that feature Jaco. You’ll hear killer versions and grooves never available, even a groovin’ Teen Town slow jam! 3) Custom 8:30 Tour Bag Tags for any member of your choice. (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $95USD
    Peter Erskine Signature Series

    Remember the Jaco/Erskine Weather Report era that produced classics like “8:30”? You’ll get drummer, Peter Erskine, book “No Beethoven,” on his Weather Report years autographed by Peter. Add a collectible photo box filled with rare pictures Peter selected from his personal collection. ----You’ll also get Film Credits Galore, name on the Thank You Wall, Online Screening + Download, DVD *or* Blu-ray, lifetime HD Supersite, Crew T-Shirt and Backer-Exclusive Website. (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $110USD
    Joe Zawinul Private Collection

    RARE: “Joe’s Private Music Collection.” From OVER 900 of Joe’s private tapes. We’ve picked 3 CD’s worth of VERY RARE music. Also an exact replica of Joe’s infamous knit hat he always wore. We’re adding in an easily-frameable, archive 8x10 photo of Joe I’ll be happy to sign. ----You’ll also get Film Credits Galore, name on the Thank You Wall, Online Screening + Download, DVD *or* Blu-ray, lifetime HD Supersite, Crew T-Shirt and Backer-Exclusive Website. (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $400USD
    Drum Lesson with Peter Erskine

    In 1978 Peter joined Weather Report. Within one day of an impromptu audition he was taking promotional photos for CBS and soon headed to Japan for the ‘78 World Tour! After four years and five albums with Weather Report, Peter set his mark. Spend an hour with Peter for a drum lesson or just to hang out and ask questions! It’s up to you. You can do it in person in Los Angeles or via Skype. We’ll also throw in the Peter Erskine Signature Series for good measure! (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $500USD
    Wayne Shorter Signed Painting

    We’ve commissioned an incredible painting of Wayne Shorter. Wayne will autograph this backer-exclusive, beautiful, limited-edition 19”x27” print on canvas. With its top-quality framing and artistic textured inks, delicately applied to real canvas, this digital painting will become the most prized artwork you own. Don’t blame us if the family portrait ends up in the closet! (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $800USD
    Interviewing You for the Film!

    Do you think you should be interviewed for the Weather Report documentary? I hear so many great stories from fans about their experiences. So, I want to hear from you by interviewing you for the documentary film! Your words will live on forever as your tell your favorite stories about the band and their importance to you. I’ll interview you in Los Angeles at your convenience. Before pledging, make sure to check out the details to the left.

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  • $1,200USD
    Heavy Weather Gold Record!

    Early Bird Super Discount! This is your chance to own an official RIAA Certified Heavy Weather Gold Record to hang right on your wall with Wayne Shorter’s autograph and a facsimile of Joe Zawinul’s signature. (Next to your Platinum Record!) (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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    $2,000USD
    Heavy Weather Platinum Record

    We sold one record at the EARLYBIRD price, don't wait! Very few jazz records in history went Platinum and Heavy Weather is one of them! That's over 1 million copies of this groundbreaking record. This is your chance to own an official RIAA Certified Heavy Weather Platinum Record to hang right on your wall with Wayne Shorter’s autograph and a facsimile of Joe Zawinul’s signature. We'll throw in the Zawinul Private Collection for good measure! (Shipping Extra: See FAQ)

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  • $3,000USD
    Honorary Production Advisor

    You will be involved with all aspects of production for the documentary "Calm Before the Storm." We'll consult you on marketing, promotion, interviews, content and pretty much everything! You'll have our cell phone numbers and can call us to discuss the project whenever. We'll put you to work on your favorite group, Weather Report. This is the real deal, where you'll learn about documentary production from the inside out!

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    $3,800USD
    Private Dinner Shorter+Erskine

    This is an exclusive opportunity to have private a dinner with Wayne Shorter, Peter Erskine and Tony Zawinul at one of their favorite restaurants in Los Angeles. You will also receive a Very Special Thanks screen credit at the end of the documentary. You better bring a suitcase to dinner, because you’re going to leave with so many amazing Weather Report goodies that you may have to open a new collectables wing in your home.

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    $5,000USD
    Associate Producer VIP Limited

    You get 4 autographed DVD's, 4 crew member t-shirts, 4 crew member 8:30 hats. You also receive 4 tickets to the premiere anywhere in the world, including dinner for you and a guest with me and alumni. In addition, you’ll get 4 VIP tickets to the Weather Report Legacy Tour anywhere. You'll also be invited to any industry award events (assuming invitations are extended!) Come join us! ---- You be listed Associate Producer in the end film credits.

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  • $5,700USD
    Associate Producer VIP++

    To modify this Reward to a Custom Exec Level - contact dannyk@ weatherreportmusic.com --- You get 25 DVD's,autographed, 5 autographed collector's posters, 5 crew member t-shirts, 5 crew member 8:30 hats. You also receive 5 tickets to the premiere anywhere in the world, including dinner for you and a guest with me and alumni. You'll also be invited to any industry award events (assuming invitations are extended!) Come join us! ---- You be listed Associate Producer in the end film credits.

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