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Get Moving with Ella Jenkins

Get Moving with Ella Jenkins

Spring 2013 Music
Ages: 2 - 9 yrs.
CD Price: $13.00

The preschool and early elementary set will want to get up, get moving, sing along and play along with Ella Jenkins, the "First Lady of Children's Music," one of the field's most beloved and prominent pioneers. This compilation of call-and-response selections and active play songs, recorded live over the years with groups of young school children, are performed with Jenkins' conversational informality-often with her drum or ukulele accompaniment-and they illustrate Jenkins' encyclopedic knowledge of folk and children's music of many cultures, as well as the treasured artist's expertise in early education and her conviction that shared music enriches the spirit and broadens horizons.

Lynne Heffley   ©2013 Parents' Choice
A freelance writer and editor for the arts and non-profit organizations, Lynne is a former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where she established the paper's first weekly children's arts and entertainment beat.

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