Fred Koch

"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! more

Nov 4, 2011 11:48 AM Arts & Culture

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. more

Jul 26, 2010 9:44 AM General Parenting

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. more

Jun 22, 2010 10:42 AM General Parenting

If you're a fan of The Verve Pipe’s “adult” music, the group's new family album won't disappoint. more

May 24, 2010 9:56 AM General Parenting

Sones de Mexico Ensemble, a native Chicago group, offers a showcase of traditional and classic Mexican folk songs in its newest release. more

Apr 27, 2010 12:54 PM General Parenting

Music For Little People will commemorate this milestone by releasing a series of CD compilations throughout the year. more

Apr 5, 2010 2:41 PM General Parenting

One of America’s finest exports - jazz music - is perfect for broadening kids' cultural horizons. more

Apr 5, 2010 1:16 PM General Parenting

Music reviewer Fred Koch sifts through the best of the holiday's CD releases. more

Dec 4, 2009 1:28 PM General Parenting

Three new CDs worth checking out this month for your family. more

Sep 28, 2009 1:53 PM General Parenting

In this crowded field of children’s music I would venture to guess that most parents have never heard of Jack Grunsky. more

Sep 1, 2009 4:19 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Ziggy Marley, multi-Grammy award-winning recording artist and eldest child of the late, great reggae more

Sep 1, 2009 3:37 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The growing season is in full swing. New releases are literally sprouting up throughout the children’s music field. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:25 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It is often said that "music hath charms to soothe the savage beast" but I am quite sure when English playwright more

Sep 1, 2009 3:11 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Once in a great while a children’s music artist comes along who just knocks me off my feet. more

Sep 1, 2009 3:06 PM Chicago Parent Archives

It is time for some spring cleaning around here. The CDs are piled high, so let’s dust a few off and spotlight some more

Sep 1, 2009 2:47 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Teachers and parents often ask children to name someone they would consider a hero. more

Sep 1, 2009 2:38 PM Chicago Parent Archives

The children’s music industry is a bit quirky. Performing and recording artists such as Greg & Steve, more

Sep 1, 2009 12:58 PM Chicago Parent Archives

One of the things I love most about the holiday season is that year after year we get to revisit the music more

Sep 1, 2009 12:42 PM Chicago Parent Archives