MARINA: Junior Jazz: Swinging Kid Classics
This CD is available from Bandcamp. You can hear one song in the lineup below. I’ve done children’s classics in jazz and swing style for the little ones, aged maybe four to eight. Or the perennially young at heart.
Boilin’ Cabbage Down an American folk song: hoecakes and cabbage soup for breakfast!
A-Hunting We Will Go Pick an animal and make it rhyme.
I Wish I Was
Step Back Baby A pretty good hat and cane dance number
Moses and Joshua Two characters from the bible hang together here
Old Hogan’s Goat has many versions from different countries; it’s a good echo song
Raise A Ruckus make some needed noise!
The Fox a traditional folk song dating from the 15th century; the fox wins!
This Old Man a traditional English folk song whose origins are unknown
Father William from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Aiken Drum I had some fun with the lyrics and the rhyme
Hill and Gully Rider Caribbean boating folk song; ride up and down on the waves
My Grandfather’s Clock by American composer Henry Clay Work. The clock lived exactly as long as Grandfather. This is said to be a true story, whoooo!
Mango Walk The number elevens are the best-graded mangoes and so most worth stealing.
Mama Paquita traditional Brazilian carnival song; we’ve no money, but we can still party!
La Cucaracha: originated from the Mexican Civil War. The cockroach gets in trouble.
Be Kind To Your Web-Footed Friends
Buy Junior Jazz at Bandcamp