SHORT VERSION: if you enjoy my music and love awesome rewards – like exclusive tracks, behind the scenes, personalised content – in exchange for helping me to make more music, then pledge $1 (or more)! I am 100% supported by YOU and every single bit makes a difference!
I gave up listening to the radio a long time ago. Why? Because, with a few rare exceptions, radio stations are tied into playing the same old playlists, or bland soul-destroying music that "appeals to the masses". Well, I don't know about you but I'd like to think that I'm an individual with my own unique musical tastes, not one of the sheep who is told what to listen to by those only following the advertisement money!
So, I decided the best way to spend my time was to switch off the radio and start making the music myself! Fortunately for me I have been working for many years in the recording industry picking up tips and improving my musicianship skills. I'd love to now begin to seriously work on my songwriting too, but like most of us there are bills to be paid, a family to care for and only 24 hours in the day.
My goal here is to try to monetise my art so that I can spend more time to write some GREAT songs and make some fun music videos that I really hope you'll enjoy. I'm sure as time goes on my songcrafting skills will improve which will result in a happier me and a happier YOU.
If you can't afford to help me out right now, it's not a problem - I appreciate you simply spending the time to check me out. I'll still be creating whether you donate or not, and I hope in the future you can jump on board and become part of my exclusive circle. For now, why not share the link to this page with some friends instead - that would be as valuable to me as the money!
Some questions, answered...
- What am I sponsoring you for? Your sponsor payment comes into effect when I release to you either a new song recording, or a video of me performing an original song or cover version. Your money helps me afford to take the time out to create this new material, thank you!
- What's to stop Jesta producing hundreds of songs, and making the poor sponsor bankrupt?!! Well, for a start - I want you to stick around!! I don't want my sponsors to drift away as they cannot afford it anymore! Also, you can set a maximum limit for your sponsorship - this guarantees that if I get really busy you won't have to suffer.
- Do I have to pay in US Dollars? NO - Pay in any currency! As this is US based website, everything is written in Dollars, but you can use any currency and it will be automatically converted.
- I don't have much money, can I still become a Patron? Yes, please only sign up to donate what you can easily afford. Even $1 per song or music video I upload will make a huge difference and would be greatly appreciated. :)
- Can I stop donating in the future if I can't afford it? Yes of course! If you can't afford to donate in the future, or you need to donate less that's absolutely fine. You can just log in to change or cancel the account whenever you want.
- Will Jesta continue to release music on iTunes, Google etc? Yes, you'll still be able to purchase my music in those places with the usual one-off payment. However, it's very likely that the music will take much longer to appear there and there will be none of the other benefits hear on Patreon such as regular updates, rewards and more.