Category Archives: Music for kids

A Child’s Celebration of Soul

This is a family album in the truest sense. With entertainers like Burl Ives, Danny Kaye, Pete Seeger, Loggins & Messina, Taj Mahal, and James Taylor performing some of their best-loved kids’ titles, adults and children can share in the … Continue reading

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Toddlers Sing Storytime

Toddlers Sing Storytime, the third release in the Music for Little People label’s Toddlers Sing series (following the debut and Playtime).The approach, rather, is to let a handful of frothy toddlers run with this stuff, often to hilarious effect.   … Continue reading

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15th Anniversary Collection

Music for Little People has been living up to its moniker with a cornucopia of remarkable children’s music releases since the mid-1980s. Its 15th Anniversary Collection is something of a greatest-hits package, with such notable “adult” performers as Taj Mahal … Continue reading

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Jazz-a-Bye

Jazz-a-Bye: The Swing Set, the third in a series of award-winning CDs by the Jazz-a-Bye Quartet, is a compilation of favorite children’s playtime songs and nursery rhymes arranged in playful, cool jazz. For anyone from 0-99, toddlers and grade-school kids … Continue reading

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I Love My Toys

The songs are catchy with lyrics children can quickly grasp and a sense of humor that will entertain parents, as well. A must-have for your kids!        

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Hippity Hop

This light-hearted, family-friendly collection of songs with a hip-hop bounce is performed by some terrific artists. Producer Linda Tillery, the musical director and arranger, and a performer, too, has created a sunny mood with Taj Mahal’s “Everyday People. A 2000 … Continue reading

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Child’s Hanukkah

A Child’s Hanukkah makes the case for a number of original tunes, and while not all will make the canon, they’re consistently entertaining enough for a quality listen. Klezmer is the musical bed here, coupled with joyous clarinet and tambourine … Continue reading

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Classical Music

A Child’s Celebration of Classical Music, like its esteemed peers in the Music for Little People series, is not only of superior quality, it caters to the interest of kids without dumbing down the music.      

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Cajun for Kids

Louisiana native Papillon, a noted musician and storyteller, serves up a tasty musical Cajun gumbo with friendly warmth and toe-tapping, authentic rhythms. “Let’s Go! Fais Do Do!,” “Jambalaya,” “Shuga Bee,” “Zydeco Dancing” are a few of the many effervescent songs. … Continue reading

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Adventures at Catfish Pond

This collection of original blues songs by Bob “Catfish” Hodge, Ira Ingber and Martin Kibbee goes beyond the traditional fare thrown together for a children’s album.        

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