Mr I & Gary | Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt

by Mr I & Gary

Educational and Entertaining music with humour for children and families.
Genre: Kids/Family: General Children's Music
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  Song Share Time Download
1. E is FOR EGYPT - Simple poem that teaches facts about Ancient Eg
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
1:05 $0.99
2. GIFT OF THE NILE - Into song that presents Ancient Egypt and tal
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:38 $0.99
3. LET'S MAKE A MUMMY - crazy song where Mr. I & Gary Q make a mumm
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
1:52 $0.99
4. OLD KINGDOM NARRATION - Facts about the old kingdom when Ancient
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:04 $0.99
5. LOOK AT MY PYRAMID - Poem about being a Pharoah
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
0:37 $0.99
6. ANCIENT THEBES - This ancient city is now called Luxor. Great de
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
3:17 $0.99
7. MIDDLE KINGDOM NARRATION - More facts about Ancient Egypt during
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
1:55 $0.99
8. HIEROGLYPHICS - Catchy tune describing all you need to know abou
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:11 $0.99
9. LOOK WHAT CAME FROM EGYPT - Many things that we use in modern ti
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:20 $0.99
10. SONG OF THE GODS - Magical song listing attributes of many of th
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:55 $0.99
11. NEW KINGDOM NARRATION - More facts about Ancient Egypt during t
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:22 $0.99
12. STRUT KING TUT - Fun to dance to. Great tune about characters o
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:09 $0.99
13. CLEOPATRA - Describes the life of the last famous pharoah
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
2:15 $0.99
14. EGYPTIAN CATS -fun swing song about cats in ancient times
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
1:48 $0.99
15. ANCIENT EGYPT - Sums up what we have learned from this CD
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
1:46 $0.99
16. GIFT OF THE NILE (reprise) - Ending version of the original song
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
1:33 $0.99
17. BUILDING A PYRAMID - Gary's funny new age story of how they 'rea
Mr I, Gary Q & the Rainbow Singers
7:18 $0.99
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Album Notes
Educational and Entertaining music for children and families. This CD on Ancient Egypt is a brilliant collection of songs and poems about Ancient Egypt. The songs describe the life style that people lived. The songs talk about their beliefs, the building of pyramids, the writing of heiroglyphics, the making of a mummy, and so many other things. So come along and \'Strut\' with King Tut and enjoy this wonderful, creative CD.

About us,
Mr. I & Gary Q have been a songwriting team since the mid-nineties. To date we have 16 CDs available filled with songs for children and families. We are currently best known for writing most of the songs on the \"Multiplication Vacation\" CD/DVD by \"Googol Power\". The album won an \"Indie\" in 2005

Now, about Mr. I
Born in Germany: August 30th, 1954
Lives in Maple Ridge, B.C. Canada with daughters, Alisha, Sara and pet cat, Buffy.
TODAY: MUSIC TEACHER- Teaches the MUSICAL RAINBOW program for children aged three to nine. Plus, teaches music at two Montessori preschools. Currently sees close to 300 children each week. SONGWRITER - Has CDs of music available for young children. Focus is on education as well as entertainment. Teams up with Gary Huntbatch and writes songs for our ‘Facts & Fun CD series and a children\'s theatre group , THEATRIX. CHILDREN\'S PERFORMER- Performs many concerts throughout the year with the Rainbow Singers. The Rainbow Singers are select students who are taking the Musical Rainbow program.
EDUCATION: Vancouver Community College Music School - 3 years study, received diploma with a major in Flute. Selkirk College Music Department - 1 year music study. University of British Columbia- 2 years study in Music and Fine Arts. Simon Fraser University - 1 year general studies. University of Calgay - Summer programs on Kodaly pedagogy. University of Washington in Seattle - Summer programs on Kodaly pedagogy.
INSPIRATION: \"Back when I was 20 years old I travelled around B.C. living in a yellow and blue Volkswagon Van. I spent alot of time on my own, swimming in small lakes, camping out in the woods. I travelled all over B.C. enjoying the incredible scenery and the vast amount of stars in the night sky. My favourite place to visit was Nelson and the Kootenay area.
It was 1974. I was too young to be a \'hippie\'; the whole thing had passed me by. I had watched it from the sidelines. Yet, I felt an affinity with the music, the idea of brotherly love, social equality for all, and the vision of world peace. I could have lived my \'gypsy\' life forever, but I decided I would go back to the city and do my little part to \'help the world\'.
In the following ten years I went to several music schools and universities, studying as much as I could. I lived in Kitsilano in Vancouver and became involved in the folk music scene. I was writing lots of music and doing lots of performing. During this time I met a man who would change my life: John Alfred Young. He taught Kodaly-based ear-training at the Vancouver Community College Music Department. Plus, he had a special Thursday night pedagogy class for students interested in teaching through the Kodaly ideas. I attended that class for three years.
John Young was that one special teacher that touched something in me. I worked extremely hard for him; completing all assignments, practising each day. In appearance we were quite a contrast. Me with my long tresses, bushy beard and dressed in colourful second hand clothes. He with his constant dark tweed business suit and he had his crewcut shaved down to nothing each month. Yet, we communicated. I saw the value in what he was teaching.
At the time when I was at UBC, this was 1983, my girlfriend died. She and I would ride our bikes to UBC together and were quite close. AS you can imagine her death really affected me. I moved out of Vancouver and back to Coquitlam where I had grown up. I had started teaching at Place des Arts the year before and have been there ever since. Over the years I became involved with the other music academies and the Montessori schools.
MANDATE: My mandate is still world peace. To show through my teaching and through my music how we are all connected. Each thing that we do, say and even think affects not only all life on this planet, but has an effect on the entire universe. We are all connected, and we are all important, bright shining stars. I think of the earth as one country, all people part of the same family.
CHILDHOOD: I had the best childhood ever, lots of fun, wonderful parents. After coming from Germany we lived in Port Moody for a couple of years and then on Prairie Road in Poco till I was twelve. We then moved up the hill to Coquitlam where I graduated from Centennial High School in 1972.
So, there it is, a bit about Mr. I.
Wishing you all a wonderful day. And remember: \"Peace begins in your own heart.\"
Yurgen Ilaender, Mr. I

About Gary…

I was borne in Wolverhampton England in 1944. I had a happy childhood with an early interest in music. I loved to sing and perform as a child. I began drum lessons when I was twelve and was performing in a band at 15. I now live in Abbotsford British Columbia Canada with my wife Jessica.
My first claim to fame was in the 1960’s. If you were enjoying the music of the day and lived in the Midlands or the south of England you may remember a band called ‘Steve Bret and the Mavericks. We had our own TV show ‘For Teenagers Only’ featuring guests like ‘The Dave Clark Five’ and Denny Laine and the Diplomats’. In the band were Steve Bret, Johnny Millington, the now world famous jazz bass player Dave Holland and myself on the drums. I now live in British Columbia Canada where I play in the folk band ‘1066’, a blues band ‘Deception’ , A swing jazzband with me sing the standards and a nameless classic rock band. I co write music for a childrens theatre group called ‘Theatrix’ visit with my friend, childrens entertainer and educator, Mr.I. Visit
Together we also produce a series of childrens educational CDs called ‘Facts and Fun’. In the fun part of our CDs I take on the character of a crazy Englishman who’s always up to something silly. We recently wrote songs for a CD on teaching children how to multiply (soon to be DVD) calledGoogol Power. This particular effort won an INDIE, the juno equivalent for independent artists.Visit
I share the same goals as Mr I. The desire to help create a peaceful world and I see doing that through our song writing and being active in writing letters to the newspapers on social issues
Now you know a little about Gary Huntbatch.



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