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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! Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

General Parenting

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

General Parenting

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

General Parenting

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

General Parenting

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

General Parenting

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

General Parenting

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

General Parenting

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

Chicago Parent Archives

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

Chicago Parent Archives

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

Chicago Parent Archives

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

Chicago Parent Archives

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

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 Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

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

Chicago Parent Archives

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

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 Read more

Chicago Parent Archives

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