(CD Drive).....Help me get home and get treated
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Hi, My name is Paul, I am an entertainer/songwriter, people know me better as ROXY the Pianoman. I have had a great career to date and it has seen me travel all over the world. I've made great friends and lasting memories as well as a few CD's ... More ...

Hi,

My name is Paul, I am an entertainer/songwriter, people know me better as ROXY the Pianoman.

I have had a great career to date and it has seen me travel all over the world. I've made great friends and lasting memories as well as a few CD's one of which is available on line through Itunes, (Near enough 4 Jazz)

Recently I embarked on a new journey to create a fusion of Jazz, contemporary music with latin. I moved to Santiago Chile to commense working on the project with a good friend and my musical director, Pablo. The show already had interest of many bookings in regional Australia and I was to remain here in Chile to co-write and rehearse the show with a big band, before touring all of us to Australia in April next year.

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2 weeks into the project I started getting the symptoms of a blood disorder that I have and I had it under control.

The disorder is called Polycythaemia Ruba Vera. It starts in the bone marrow and makes my body produce too many red blood cells. I could stay on here and attempt treatment but there is a language barrier (I don't speak spanish) and the propect of prolonging treatment until I get home could have dangerous consequences. I have had to come to the realisation that it better to be treated by the correct medical teams in Australia.

Please let me say that I dont want to cause a panic here, it's just sympoms at the moment which include lethargy and hideous itching, but I think it's better to be safe than sorry.

There is some infomation on it here http://www.leukaemia.org.au/blood-cancers/myeloproliferative-neoplasms-mpn/polycythaemia-vera

So my situation is now this, I need to get back to Australia as soon as possible to get treatment for this and I did not budget for these expenses.

Regardless to say that my musical project will have to be put on hold until I can travel again and build up the capital to re-finance the project.

This means I have to leave Chile, go back to Brisbane or Newcastle, find a place to live and set myself up again in Australia with a vehicle.

and musical equipment to do gigs on land (as I have been working on cruise ships for several years) so I can accomplish this. As well as pay for a Haematologist and treatment. There is also rent in Chile until Jan 20th, air travel and compensation for my Musical Director who has put his career on hold to accomplish the project. 

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A BIG 'High five'
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A special thanks and big 'High 5' to you from ROXY and Shilo. Every cent counts and I appreciate your help. Thanks <3 ROXY
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Become my hero
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Your name will be published on my website with a sincere thanks for helping :)
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You'll get my latest CD shipped to you
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A token of my appreciation I will post my latest CD (limited quantities available) of course it will be signed :)
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Thanks a million!
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I'll send you the CD, a personal letter of thanks, add you to my data base, social media sites and provide all details of upcoming performances (when I get my health under control)
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Commercial deal AUSTRALIA (Book a cheap ROXY gig)
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Estimated delivery Jan 2015
Thats right, have ROXY at your venue for a 3 hour gig (flexible). Consecutive bookings get monogrammed request slips as well! this is a limited offer as I can't afford to stay in the workforce at these prices! Limited to South East QLD and the Hunter Region. ---

I do not want to put anyone out of a gig here so please fill current vacancies only. Please use your preferred booking agent to contact me via email info@roxyshow.biz to lock in the date/s or for Newcastle region call Genr8 Entertainment 0249 559450 ---Hunter Valley call Vibe Venue Consultants 02 4954 3458 or South East QLD call The Gig Factory 07 3423 1899
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ROXY live
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I'll come to your house and do a private gig for you and your friends*.
(limited to Australia and cities within close proximity to a major airport + availability of sound equipment, piano etc)
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