This lively collection of global songs takes children and parents on a musical journey to faraway places where they can beintroduced to other people and places around the world. A trip to the World Playground makes exploring other culturesa adventure for music fans of all ages! Featured artists include Manu Chao,Taj Mahal and Cedella Marley Booker. *Parents’ Choice Winner
The latest in Putumayo World Music’s acclaimed music series for children features a star-studded cast of artists singing classic folk and blues songs. Arlo Guthrie, Taj Mahal, Dan Zanes, Keb’ Mo’, and others offer a mix of unforgettable folk, blues, bluegrass, swing and reggae that children and their families can easily sing along with. Sing Along With Putumayo includes entertaining and informative liner notes in English, Spanish and French, with song lyrics, artist biographies and Nicola Heindl’s distinctive colorful illustrations. The celebratory spirit of Sing Along With Putumayo will bring the whole family together.. They can view the “Sing Along song lyrics, download song chords and colorful screen savers and learn fun facts about different cultures around the world. Putumayo Kids is committed to high quality, fun and culturally authentic globetrotting resources and its CDs and cultural activity kits have won top awards from the American Library Association, Parents’ Choice, the National Parenting Publications, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, DiscoverySchool.com and “Best of from Scholastic publications. Recent releases include the Latin Playground Bilingual Activity Kit, African Playground and Dreamland: World Lullabies and Soothing Songs. Awards: 2005 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award2004 NAPPA Honors Award2004 Parents’ Choice Silver Award
Putumayo Kids Jazz Playground CDPutumayo World Music was established in 1993 to introduce people to the music of the world's cultures. The label grew out of Putumayo clothing company, founded by Dan Storper in 1975 and sold in 1997. Co-founder Michael Kraus joined Dan to launch Putumayo World Music and establish a non-traditional sales division. Putumayo World Music has become known primarily for its upbeat and melodic compilations of great international music characterized by the company's motto: "guaranteed to make you feel good!" Putumayo's CD covers feature the distinctive art of Nicola Heindl, whose colorful, folkloric style represents one of Putumayo's goals: to connect the traditional to the contemporary. By combining appealing music and visuals with creative retail marketing, Putumayo has developed a unique brand identity - a rarity in today's artist-based music industry.
Putumayo Kids announces the newest addition to its award-winning catalog: French Playground, a musical rendez-vous of fun French and French Creole songs that will delight children of all ages. French Playground reflects the rich variety of Francophone music. It features 12 songs by artists from France, the Caribbean, Africa and Quebec. Bilingual families and children learning French or English will enjoy the fact that the complete lyrics for each song are printed in both languages. As with all Putumayo CDs, French Playground features full-color liner notes with artist and cultural information. The CD is a great resource for language and social studies teachers. The artists on French Playground include some of the most popular children’s performers in their respective countries, along with successful pop artists such as Pascal Parisot, Thomas Fersen, Tryo and Ariane Moffat whose songs were selected for their all-ages appeal. Musical styles range from French chanson and Gypsy jazz to the twoubadou music of Haiti and the rootsbending style of Triton, who is from Mauritius, an island off the east coast of Africa. Gallic joie de vivre is expressed in each of the tunes, from the opening song’s invitation to “tickle the sun with a ladybug (Chatouiller le Ciel avec Toi), to songs that celebrate the beauty of the South of France (Clic-Clac Oh C’est Beau!). Some of the tracks provide tasty little slices of French life, including "Bonjour, Bonjour," which tells of a little bus’s journey past boulangeries and other neighborhood spots. Children will also enjoy a young man’s memories of staying with his grandparents (Petit Francais).
Putumayo Kids promises to entertain, educate, and inspire cultural curiosity through a variety of music from around the world. Celtic music is know as much for its upbeat jigs and reels as its tranquil, lilting melodies. Celtic Dreamland focuses on the softer side, with a beautiful collection of lyrical songs that take their cue from the rich traditions of Ireland, Scotland, eastern Canada, and beyond. Perfect for settling your wee one down into a peaceful slumber, or as a gift to yourself when you're craving a little quiet time and relaxation. The album joins the successful Dreamland series alongside Dreamland: World Lullabies and Soothing Sounds and Asian Dreamland.
European Playground, the newest release in Putumayo Kids’ acclaimed Playground series of CDs, is a collection of 15 songs that takes families on a fun-filled cross-genre musical tour around the continent. Europe is a favorite destination for travelers who marvel at the continent’s rich cultural variety. Europe is home to almost 50 countries, each with its own unique culture, history, traditions, food and music. European Playground features a lively and engaging selection of family-friendly music from contemporary artists from these very diverse regions. The multilingual songs are easy to sing and dance along to, no matter what language you speak. The song themes speak to children’s interests and spark their imaginations. The Swiss tune by Roland Zoss is about a magical land where teddy bears come to life. Sås & Kopp sing in Swedish about jumping on a trampoline with friends in the backyard, and German favorite Alex Schmeisser celebrates the friendship between a big cow and a little mouse. Alain Le Lait highlights the French love of good food while London-based Herbie Treehead explores a universal theme in a fresh new way with his “Change Song, noting, “We all have to change sometimes! As with all Putumayo Kids releases, European Playground showcases the ways in which musical styles become global phenomena. The universal appeal of Caribbean musical styles is evident in tunes from artists working in the Netherlands, Greece and Denmark. Similarly, the mutual influence that Scottish and Irish music and North American folk music share can be heard in songs by Scotland’s Ian Benzie and Ireland’s Sharon Shannon.
Putumayo invites listeners to turn down the lights and relax to tranquil melodies, beautiful lullabies and soothing songs from Africa, Europe,North and South America and Asia. The album opens with a gorgeous lullaby sung by Angelique Kidjo, accompanied by legendary guitarist Santana. Perfect for relaxation or bedtime, Dreamland creates a calm atmosphere for people of all ages. Liner notes in English/Spanish/French/German *Parents’ Choice Winner
Putumayo Kids presents Acoustic Dreamland, a soothing collection of songs for bedtime and relaxation. Celebrated singer-songwriters perform unplugged music to lull children to sleep and for adults to unwind to. The CD includes songs originally recorded by the Allman Brothers, James Taylor, Wilco and Mary Chapin Carpenter, among others. A read-aloud, mini storybook that parents can share with their children at bedtime accompanies the CD. Acoustic Dreamland is the fifth release in Putumayo Kids' popular Dreamland Series.Product Measures: 5.5" x 5" x 0.25"Recommended Ages: 0 years and up
Putumayo Kids presents Kids World Party, a global medley of fun tunes from Trinidad to South Africa. Kids World Party marks a special partnership with Amnesty International, with 50c US from the sale of each CD going to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization in commemoration of its 50th anniversary and in support of its work to promote and protect human rights worldwide.Product Measures: 5.5" x 5" x 0.25"Recommended Ages: 0 years and up
Putumayo Kids presents Instrumental Dreamland, a collection of soothing tunes for relaxation and bedtime. The first all-instrumental album from the label, it is the 6th release in the award-winning, best-selling Dreamland series, which has long helped parents around the world ease their children to sleep.Product Measures: 5.5" x 5" x 0.25"Recommended Ages: 0 years and up
Little Pim CD - Spanish Bop Little Pim Spanish Bop CD is a fun way to enhance children's language abilities. 15 songs, 12 of which are sung in Spanish can be enjoyed on their own or as part of the award winning Little Pim DVD series. Each CD contains a 16 page lyrics book that highlights vocabulary taught on the DVDs, and an English translation of all the songs. The Spanish CD features three original songs by Milkshake, a popular band on the kid music circuit and one song by Grammy award winner Dan Zanes & Friends. Little Pim Spanish Bop will be enjoyed by the entire family.
Little Pim CD - French Bop Little Pim French Bop CD is a fun way to enhance children's language abilities. 15 songs, 12 of which are sung in French can be enjoyed on their own or as part of the award winning Little Pim DVD series. Each CD contains a 16 page lyrics book that highlights vocabulary taught on the DVDs, and an English translation of all the songs. The French CD features three original songs by Milkshake, a popular band on the kid music circuit. Little Pim French Bop will be enjoyed by the entire family.
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