Fred Koch lives in Lake Bluff with his wife and son and is an award-winning music educator, recording artist and producer. His Web site, BestChildrensMusic.com, helps parents, teachers and librarians select quality children's music. E-mail him at email@example.com.
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Jim Gill: A Chicago treasure
November 4, 2011
"Music Play For Folks of All Stripes" is Gill's sixth recording for young children. And you four chances to catch him in the Chicago area before Thanksgiving!
Producer Ted Jacobs sets poetry to music for kids' ears
July 26, 2010
Many have tried to put classic verse to compose music, but none has done it with the style, sensitivity and emotion found on two re-releases from producer Ted Jacobs.
Music | Make sure your kids know the classics
June 22, 2010
It's our job as parents to make sure our children are well versed in the classics of children’s music. Long after the latest music superstar has faded, these gems will continue to shine.
Don’t miss The Verve Pipe’s new work
May 24, 2010
If you're a fan of The Verve Pipe’s “adult” music, the group's new family album won't disappoint.
Sones de Mexico Ensemble brings south-of-the-border sounds to Chicago schools
April 27, 2010
Sones de Mexico Ensemble, a native Chicago group, offers a showcase of traditional and classic Mexican folk songs in its newest release.
25th anniversary compilations not to miss
April 5, 2010
Music For Little People will commemorate this milestone by releasing a series of CD compilations throughout the year.
World music brings great jazz to kids
April 5, 2010
One of America’s finest exports - jazz music - is perfect for broadening kids' cultural horizons.
Kid Culture | Best music of the season
December 4, 2009
Music reviewer Fred Koch sifts through the best of the holiday's CD releases.
Kid Culture | Music
November 3, 2009
Fabulous music for families
September 28, 2009
Three new CDs worth checking out this month for your family.