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Jim Gill | Music Play for Folks of All Stripes

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Music Play for Folks of All Stripes

by Jim Gill

Music Play: Jim Gill's unique style of active musical games set to styles ranging from bluegrass to jazz to blues will inspire the whole family to play along.
Genre: Kids/Family: Sing-Along/Interactive
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1. Beethoven's Five Finger Play
2:11 album only
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2. It Takes Some Friends
2:46 album only
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3. Truck Stop
4:56 album only
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4. Have You Seen the Trampoline?
1:50 album only
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5. Johnny Cuckoo
3:14 album only
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6. Bagpipes
3:16 album only
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7. The Onomatopoeia Pizzeria
3:41 album only
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8. I Was Born a Horn
3:40 album only
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9. Bananas
3:03 album only
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10. Habanera La La La
2:09 album only
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11. Bounces Abundant
2:31 album only
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12. I Changed My Mind
3:14 album only
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13. Two for Tea
2:22 album only
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14. Foot Notes
2:39 album only
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15. Living Inside of a Jar
4:38 album only
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Play should be put in its proper place.

That's why, over the years, I have done my best to put play in school classrooms, libraries, symphony halls, child care programs, family rooms and cars.

Simply stated, play belongs wherever children are. Play is how young children develop abilities, express abilities and learn lessons that are broader than any lessons that adults might dream up to teach them.

This recording is filled with music play. There are musical games that I feature in my concerts with symphony orchestras. There are sing-alongs and clap-alongs that I include in concerts accompanied by my banjo. There are many, many pieces that combine word play with opportunities for physical movement and active play.

Thanks to all of the parents, teachers, librarians and caregivers who have shared my music play with children over the years. I am honored that folks have put my music play in their favorite places.

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