Talking to Jessie Baylin was just like talking to an old friend. Listening to the music from her new record ‘Strawberry Wind’, has the same kind of welcome familiarity while also being something new and different. I loved hearing the story of how Jessie came to create a kids record. I am especially grateful to her for taking the time to talk to me just a few short weeks after her baby was born! Be sure to listen to the song ‘In the Summer Time’ at the end of this episode. You also have to check out the short film on prime video that goes along with this record.
When I talked to Bear and Lion from Bears and Lions I learned all about the significance of pancakes and whales and so much more. They escaped from the circus to start a club in the woods, and they want triple stacks. Of cash. And pancakes. It’s all here in this mega-fun talk with Bear and Lion. You can also hear the song ‘Hercules’ from their brand new album ‘Navigate’.
Please pardon any car “beepy” sounds as the good stuff mobile studio was not entirely cooperative.
Ready for some fun? Janet Schreiner from the Cat’s Pajamas joined me for a lively conversation about her career in the kids/family music industry. She has been making spreading joy through music and musical theater and her enthusiasm is completely infectious. Be sure to listen until the end of the show to hear her version of the classic ‘Jellyman Kelly’ from her new record ‘Kitten Kaboodle’. It’s available wherever you get your music!
Team Handball! It’s an Olympic Sport and it is so fun to play. I talked to Mila Manevska from the DC Diplomats who taught me all about this incredible sport. You’ll really understand how this is a global sport and why so many people really love to play the game!
Tobi (Ashley Tobias) wants you and your family to accept yourselves and stand up to bullying! Her new project Be True To You is all about helping kids through difficult situations. Tobi has had an interesting and varied career and it was great to hear her talk about this new project and how personal it was to her. You’ll definitely want to check out her music, you will find her song ‘Bitty, the Bee’ if you listen all the way through this episdoe. And be sure to check out the video below which is an introduction to the project.