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Indiegogo Camapign: Create An Album With Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen! Bridge the future and history of great American roots music — real stories, epic sounds, surprises

Text by  Ted Drozdowski

Over the decades I’ve earned an international reputation as an inventive, hard-working musician and entertainer, and respected and award-winning journalist, historian, educator and advocate. Every project I’ve undertaken has had the mission of bringing great American roots music to more people while making them happy. The next step in this mission is a new album called Love & Life, which will bridge the past and present in a fresh and authentic way with the best music I’ve ever made. It’s joyful music that touches the mind and inspires the soul.

To do this, I need funding to create, mix, master and manufacture Love & Life, and to take it to the world with a marketing campaign that speaks to a broader audience. With your support, I can build a new, vital, living perspective on American roots music.

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Scissormen’s Blues at the Delancey (NY)!

Text by Augusta Palmer

Taking the stage at almost 11pm, Scissormen were an act worth waiting for this Saturday at The Delancey. Front man Ted Drozdowski lit up the room with guitar pyrotechnics and a sense of fun often absent from live music in New York. Drummer Larry Dersch kept the beat behind him and cemented their stripped-down sound. The Scissormen’s repertoire of North Mississipi Blues channeled the trance-inducing grooves of departed bluesmen Junior Kimbrough and R.L. Burnside directly to a Lower East Side basement.

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