Local Music Spotlight

CCM brings ‘The Okee Dokee Brothers’ foot stomping foot to town. - Concord Conservatory of Music Opus, April 2019

Q&A: Vanessa Trien Sets Her Jewish Journey to Music

This popular Boston-area artist is learning about her faith along with her young listeners. -, December 2016 (Photo: Liz Linder)

Mister G Delivers a Vibrant Musical Message

The Latin GRAMMY winner brings his high-energy, Latin-inspired family music show to a Jewish audience. -, February 2016

This Year’s “Best Children’s Album” Grammy Nominees

The upbeat themes of encouragement, creativity, humor, and positivity in these 5 nominated albums are as good for your ears as they are for your kids’.
On Parenting from The Washington Post, January 2015

Laurie Berkner Still Finds Joy in the Little Moments

The kid’s music superstar opens up about her music, the screen time debate, and her life as a real-world mom. 
On Parenting from The Washington Post, January 2015

Josh & the Jamtones: The Next Big (Jewish) Thing in Kid’s Music

This upbeat act has a positive message, a deal with Chuck E. Cheese’s, and a whole lot to say to Jewish families. 
- Tablet Magazine, December 2014

Teaching My Son to Be a Mensch Through Music

My toddler loves music more than almost any toy.  But we don't need him to be a star--we want him to be a mensch.  -, March 18, 2014

Grammy-Nominated Music for Kids and Parents to Love Together

A roundup of the five albums nominated for Grammy Awards in the "Best Children's Album" category.
- January 2014,

Little Folk

In the footsteps of Seeger and Guthrie, Alastair Moock makes real kids music that parents can actually enjoy.
- Boston Globe Magazine, August 25, 2013


Richard Shindell Sings a Good Story

Singer-songwriter Richard Shindell has come a long way since his days in seminary.  But faith continues to infuse his life, and his work.
- Sojourners Magazine, November 2003