Go HERE for more photos from this event and TAG YOURSELF and YOUR FRIENDS!
So Izzy Gold #2 (or #1 depending on who's team you bat for) is helping to spread the holiday cheer to children at the NY Ronald McDonald House. He, along with his Izzy Gold Cares organization and The Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation offered its recording and production services to Ronald McDonald and put on a recording session with the kidz. Titled "Cancer Sucks" and "Rock Star" the kids spent ten weeks perfecting them before finally laying them down at the studio with Izzy on Wednesday.
More story and photos below:
On Wednesday, The Ronald McDonald House of New York and New York Pops Teamed Up with Izzy Gold Cares.org/Izzy Gold Records, The Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation, & Andy Hilfiger Entertainment to Record Songs For Charity
New York, NY (December 10, 2008) Izzy Gold Records, through its Izzy Gold Cares initiative will be offering its recording and production services to the Ronald McDonald House of New York, a facility that offers temporary housing for pediatric cancer patients and their families, on Wednesday December 10, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. at Uptime Studios (251 West 30th Street, Suite 8FW) in New York City. The songs will ultimately be available for digital download with 100% of the profits going to the Ronald McDonald House of New York.
The recording session will feature two songs that the children from the Ronald McDonald House of New York have composed and practiced for ten weeks with members of The New York Pops titled “Cancer Sucks” and “Rock Star.” Training of the band was led by Dr. Sherrie Maricle, percussionist/drummer for the orchestra and Director of Education for The New York Pops. Super Producer and fashion designer Izzy Gold (aka Chris Young) will work with the children to record and produce the songs.
Andy Hilfiger Entertainment will be donating the studio time. A generous donation of clothing to the children of the Ronald McDonald House of New York was made by the Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation.
About the Tommy Hilfiger Group
With a premium lifestyle brand portfolio that includes Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim, The Tommy Hilfiger Group of Companies is one of the world’s most recognized designer apparel groups. The Group’s focus is designing and marketing high-quality menswear, womenswear, children’s apparel and denim collections. Through select licensees, the Group offers complementary lifestyle products such as accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger Group merchandise is available to consumers worldwide through an extensive network of dedicated retail stores, leading specialty and department stores and other carefully controlled distribution channels. For additional information about the Tommy Hilfiger Group of Companies, please visit www.tommy.com.
About Izzy Gold Cares/Izzy Gold Records
Izzy Gold Cares records music by the disadvantaged, hospitalized children and the mentally handicapped. Our music is available for digital download globally on iTunes and other major digital download sites. Proceeds from the sale of our recordings go to the various charities that we support. For more information, please visit www.izzygoldcares.org
Izzy Gold Records is a new media music branding company specializing in entertainment, fashion and music that optimizes cross-channel and symbiotic marketing in order to serve the worldwide consumer demand for music, entertainment and talent branded products. For more information, please visit www.izzygoldrecords.com.