The latest news is, our CD, EMPTY SKYLINE is now in the research collection and will soon be on the shelves of the Lincoln Center Library. It is also the first and only music CD on sale at the New York Fire Museum on Spring Street, in Manhattan. You can get it at their on site gift shop, or you can sit right where you are and click on Fire Museum. It is the first and only music CD available at the gift shop of the National Lighthouse Museum, next to the Ferry on the Staten Island side.
A total of seven, of the ten original compositions on EMPTY SKYLINE, were performed at three rather significant events, after the CD's release in 2015. The National Lighthouse Museum featured Cathy DaPrato and Samantha Echo, performing four of our songs as part of their Memorial Ceremony on September 11. Four of our numbers, performed by Jensen Keets and Samantha Echo, highlighted the Annual Remembrance at the Empty Sky Memorial, in Liberty State, in Jersey City, New Jersey, directly across the river from the Freedom Tower, on September 12. And in June, 2015, three of our pieces were performed by Kama Linden and Jensen Keets, as part of the Coast Guard sponsored Atlantic Salt Maritime Festival, on the water in Staten Island. Our CD should also be available at the gift shops of the September 11th Memorial Museum and 9-11 Tribute Center, and through other selected non-profit organizations, in the weeks to come.
Our title song, EMPTY SKYLINE, plays throughout the short film of the same name, that is shown at annual commemorative events and has been screened at the New York Independent Film and Video Festival, the New York Lower East Side Film Festival, the Santa Rosa Wine Country Film Festival and the New York Anthology Film Archives. It was also a Finalist for Best Film at the Nohu International Short Film Festival in Union City, New Jersey. The film, that was conceived and directed by H. Scott Bayer, and that is alternately titled 9-11 NYC THE DAY AFTER, can be seen if you scroll to the very bottom of this page.
Since we have ongoing promotion and distribution related expenses, and we plan to do a second printing sometime soon, you can also get a copy of the CD and help us out greatly by contributing to our ongoing Crowdfunding Campaign. All of our CDs are being donated and none of the producers or artists are making any profit from this venture.
EMPTY SKYLINE is a CD that Eric Zaccar and Sophia Ziburtovicz have spent many months producing and that contains the most passionate and diverse music created by a wide assortment of artists in the wake of the World Trade Center attacks.
Every singer we have is exquisite and every one of our unique and powerful songs will invoke different emotions and moods that were part of all of us, in the days after September 11th. The range of talented artists who have their work on our CD include the lead singers and primary songwriters of the Spin Doctors and Ruby Faith, the composer of a brand new musical that opened on Broadway this past season, and numerous other exceptional and accomplished singers, bands and composers.
Please click on the links below to hear our Song Samples. All of our clips are of original material, except the heart wrenching rendition of DANNY BOY, that was recorded by opera singer Patrick Lynch, after his fireman brother, Michael Lynch, was lost in the Twin Towers. Scroll down further to see full music videos and hear complete songs from the CD.
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To watch three full music videos and hear three complete songs that are on our CD, click on the links below. TURN AROUND has become an internet hit with close to fifty thousand views and comments from people who say it altered their perspectives. STRONG is an emotional powerhouse that is likely to change your mood for the day. And EMPTY SKYLINE, the video for our title track, was produced to promote our companion book, 9-11 NYC The Days After, and has won prizes in Independent Film Festivals..
Since they've opened their doors, less than a year ago, the September 11th Museum has already welcomed millions of visitors. Our CD should be on their gift shop shelves in the coming months.
We thank you very much for your invaluable support!