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Good Stuff Kids
49 minutes | May 26, 2021
Episode #279 – Pierce Freelon
Pierce Freelon is an inspiration. He's a musician, politician, and educator. He has a brand new record called 'Black to the Future' which just came out a couple of weeks ago. I really enjoyed learning from him and hearing all about his inspiration(s) for making music. Make sure to listen all the way to the end to hear the song 'Braid My Hair'. Continue reading Episode #279 – Pierce Freelon on the site.
35 minutes | May 18, 2021
Episode #278 – Michael Hearst
I had so much fun talking to Michael Hearst about his 47 (!!!) song new record Unconventional Vehicles. It was great to get to know Michael and learn all about his musical projects from unconventional vehicles to extraordinary people and unusual creatures. This talk is a blast. Get to know Michael and stay tuned all the way to the end of the show to hear his songs 'Graf Zeppelin Airship' and 'Winston Wong Ice Vehicle'. Continue reading Episode #278 – Michael Hearst on the site.
29 minutes | May 4, 2021
Episode #277 – Erica Rabner
Hello my friends! It was great to welcome my new best friend Erica Rabner to the Good Stuff Kids Podcast. We talked a lot about her background as well as her brand new record 'We Got This' and the importance of Real Talk! Stay tuned all the way to the end of the show to hear her brand new song 'Slack'. Be sure to check out the video for her song 'You're Not Alone' here as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHIkIFLBjAQ Continue reading Episode #277 – Erica Rabner on the site.
40 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
Episode #276 – Aaron Nigel Smith
It's Aaron Nigel Smith! We had a great conversation talking about Reggae, his music and so much in between! "Aaron Nigel Smith & The One World Chorus -- Live in LA was released on August 15th, distributed by Bob Marley's Tuff Gong International. This is an uplifting collection of reggae songs, some Aaron Nigel Smith originals (like "One") and some traditional and cover songs ("Fanga Alafia," "Simon Says," "One Love," "If I Had a Hammer"). Listen to his song 'One' at the end of our interview. Continue reading Episode #276 – Aaron Nigel Smith on the site.
32 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Episode #275 – Tracy Bonham
Tracy Bonham & Melodeon Music House is set to release a record for families called 'Young Maestro's Vol. 1'. "The album, set to be released April 16, 2021 on Bonham’s Melodeon Music House label, is a celebration of music and movement that includes 11 songs that aren’t only fun to dance and sing along to but also teach musical concepts in an entertaining and light-hearted way." Stick around until the end of the show to hear her brand new song 'Me Symphony'. Side Note: I've been listening to Tracy's music for years. I was starstruck. She's awesome! Continue reading Episode #275 – Tracy Bonham on the site.
37 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Episode #274 – Sara Watkins
It was an honor to welcome Sara Watkins to the Good Stuff Kids Podcast to talk about her new kids and family record 'Under the Pepper Tree'. You may know Sara from lot's of the projects that she is involved with (Nickel Creek, I'm With Her, Watkins Family Hour), and it was really fun to hear her describe this new record as well as hearing about how she started playing music. Be sure to listen all the way to the end to hear the brand new songs 'Night Singing'. Continue reading Episode #274 – Sara Watkins on the site.
30 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
Episode #273 – Poco Drom
Welcome to Poco Drom! I knew that we needed to talk when he described his music as Family Friendly Electro Grunge. That's 4 distinct words that sound awesome together. Check out his song 'Cats Like To Swim' at the end of the show! Continue reading Episode #273 – Poco Drom on the site.
34 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Episode #272 – Roger Day
Oh yeah! Check out Roger Day and his song 'Solve the Problem, Save the Day' (which you can hear at the end of the episode!). This is a great chat. Roger is awesome. "Award-winning children's musician Roger Day has devoted his life to making sure that future generations sing loud, jump high, and--most importantly--dream big. His signature wit, whimsy, and wordplay have helped put smiles on the faces of kids from one to ninety-two. Roger believes that though "Life is full of problems. It's full of answers too!" Continue reading Episode #272 – Roger Day on the site.
23 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
Episode #271 – Ruth and Emilia Return
It was a pleasure to welcome back Ruth and Emilia! They have a brand new album 'Kokowanda Bay'!. "In their latest album, planet Goopda sends URR back to help Emilia and her friends save beautiful Kokowanda Bay. Soon the two are rocking their way through the three Rs (recycling, reducing and reusing). Sing and dance along as the duo learns how they can heal the world by working together." Check out their song 'Get On Up' at the end of the episode. Continue reading Episode #271 – Ruth and Emilia Return on the site.
30 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Episode #270 – Claudia Gunn Returns
It was so great to talk to Claudia Gunn about her brand new record 'Little Wild Universe'. "Little Wild Universe is a sparkling and expansive album of family music for beautiful minds by Claudia Robin Gunn." Stay tuned all the way to the end of the episode to hear the song 'Rocketride (Kiwi Kids in Space)'. And check the video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w28WBsJWjyE Continue reading Episode #270 – Claudia Gunn Returns on the site.
47 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
Episode #269 – Emma Wiggle
It's Emma Wiggle from The Wiggles! This conversation was a blast. We talked about what it's like to be a Wiggle, and how the Wiggles have managed the Covid-19 Pandemic. Emma is the coolest! Stay tuned all the way until the end of the show to hear the song 'Toot Toot Chugga Chugga Big Red Car' from the brand new record 'Choo Choo Trains, Propeller Planes, & Toot Toot Chugga Chugga Big Red Car. Continue reading Episode #269 – Emma Wiggle on the site.
33 minutes | Sep 25, 2020
Episode #268 – Will Parker
Turns out that Will Parker and I were literally about a 10 minute drive from each other when this interview happened. So bummed! If it weren't for Covid-19 we could have chatted in person rather than over the phone. "Will Parker is a children's songwriter and teaching artist who writes and performs music for "kids ages 1-100." During Will's whimsical and interactive shows, he plays guitar and harmonica and sings original songs that engage the audience in singing-along, dancing, high-fiving, and imaginative play." Stay tuned all the way until the end of the show to hear his song 'Bilgus the Swamp Dwarf'. Will is all about imagination and you'll love his music! Continue reading Episode #268 – Will Parker on the site.
26 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
Episode #267 – Greg Lato
Here's a great conversation with Greg Lato! He's just released his new record 'Create My Own World'. Stay tuned for his brand new (and awesome) song 'Try'. "Award-winning pop musician and songwriter Greg Lato adds to his impressive body of work with the July 24 release of his first children’s album, Create My Own World, featuring two-time Grammy winning children’s entertainer Bill Harley as special guest. Create My Own World presents a fun and inspiring soundscape in these challenging times through music as relatable to kids as it is nostalgic to parents. The album is influenced by ‘70s and ‘80s pop artists like Hall & Oates, Phil Collins, Todd Rundgren, and The Cars, with a taste of Lenny Kravitz and the Rolling Stones thrown in for good measure." Continue reading Episode #267 – Greg Lato on the site.
44 minutes | Sep 2, 2020
Episode #266 – Bash The Trash
It's Bash The Trash! What an awesome time talking to John and Carina from Bash The Trash. They make instruments from items that they find. So cool! In their words: "We build, perform and educate with musical instruments made from reused and repurposed materials. We combine science, music and environmental awareness through our performances, programs and social initiatives, always focusing on how art and science work together." Make sure to check out their song 'Rubbish Rhythm' at the end of the show! Continue reading Episode #266 – Bash The Trash on the site.
36 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
Episode #265 – Miss Julieann
Let's get to know Miss Julieann! She's a lover of the outdoors as well as a Music Therapist who loves working with kids. Be sure to check out 'Racecar Song' at the end of the episode. Continue reading Episode #265 – Miss Julieann on the site.
39 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Episode #264 – Elena Moon Park
There's a lot more to this record than meets the eye and ear! "Elena Moon Park illustrates what a free spirited world sounds like on her first self released family album Unhurried Journey. The 16 song collection encourages listeners of all-ages to slow down and appreciate each moment, finding the joy in the journey. Park has spent the last 8 years traveling and playing music with artists all across the globe. In that time she met and collaborated with some amazing talents and found inspiration in everything she encountered. She brings all of this to Unhurried Journey, a stunningly unique vision from an artist who is wide open to soaking in everything life has to offer. She revels in her blended world, delivering a fresh and dynamic collection of reimagined east and southeast asian music and original, western-style songs." Listen to Elena's song 'Flower Dance' at the end of the episode Continue reading Episode #264 – Elena Moon Park on the site.
37 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
Episode #263 – Daniel Tashian
Daniel Tashian is a GRAMMY, CMA and ACM Award-winning musician renowned for his work on Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Golden Hour,’ wrote and recorded 8 original songs with his daughters Tigerlily, Tinkerbell and Matilda. Drawing inspiration from his own childhood with Sesame Street and Pink Panther, Tashian created the Mr. Moonlight character to help with his daughters’ bedtime anxiety. Mr. Moonlight “watches over” them as they fall asleep. Before the Stay-At-Home order, Tashian was spending a lot of time away from home. Quarantine gave the Tashian's family a chance to bond, so instead of diving into a new musical project of his own, he wanted to give the kids a chance to share their imagination. Check out his full song 'How Old Should I Be' at the end of the episode! Continue reading Episode #263 – Daniel Tashian on the site.
24 minutes | Jul 17, 2020
Episode #262 – Simon Stanley
"Simon Stanley pens tales both candid and tall. Known for his vivid imagery and fluid storylines, his writing has shifted and adapted to the varying phases of his life, including a recent relocation from his New Zealand homeland to Nashville, TN. The recently released single, “Marley Sitting on a Pumpkin Seed,” on which Cy performs as Simon Stanley, is his first foray into family music and the winner of the 2019 New Zealand Music Award for Best Children's Song." Check out 'Marley Sitting on a Pumpkin Seed' at the end of the episode. Continue reading Episode #262 – Simon Stanley on the site.
30 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
Episode #261 – Go Banana Go
Hi-Ya! Go Banana Go are here to bring us a good time and keep us laughing. "Go Banana Go!, is a collaboration from leading players in the comedy music world, LA based music producer and songwriter Jim Roach and Brian Wecht, better known as “Ninja Brian” who is also a retired theoretical physicist. On their first album for kids and families, the energetic and eccentric duo set out to make a record as smart and funny at the adult level as it is for kids." Make sure to check out their full song 'Pizza Feet' at the end of the episode. Continue reading Episode #261 – Go Banana Go on the site.
20 minutes | Jul 9, 2020
Episode #260 – Lindsay Munroe
Here’s a great one with Lindsay Munroe! We talked about her new record ‘I Am Kind’ and what it’s like to work with Raffi. “Her songs reflect the Child Honouring principles of Respectful Love, Diversity, Caring Community, Emotional Intelligence, and Nonviolence. Indeed, positivity and hope exude the title track “I Am Kind” and “Every One of Us Belongs.” With her golden voice and singalong melodies, Munroe offers both inspiration and practical tools for all children, including those who are neurodiverse.” Stay tuned all the way to the end of the show to hear her song ‘I Can Try New Things’. Continue reading Episode #260 – Lindsay Munroe on the site.
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