Dee Dee Bridgewater, Al Jarreau and Hubert Laws on Upcoming Children’s CD

‘JumpinJazz Kids—A Swinging Jungle Tale’ Set For Release Sept. 25

JumpinJazz Kids—A Swinging Jungle Tale>/i> is the title of a new CD set for release on Sept. 25 that features Dee Dee Bridgewater, Al Jarreau and Hubert Laws, backed by a jazz quartet. The album, which combines jazz, spoken word and symphony, was produced and created by music industry veterans Steve Barta and Mark Oblinger,

Dee Dee Bridgewater
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Al Jarreau performing at 2010 West Oak Lane Jazz Festival in Philadelphia, Pa.
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Hubert Laws speaks to the audience.
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Dee Dee Bridgewater (performing with Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic Project), Playboy Jazz Festival 2012
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Bridgewater is featured on “ This Elephant’s Gerald,” and Jarreau’s vocal is featured on “Do The Monkey Swing” and “Hubert Hummingbird.” Laws adds flute to both a song named in his honor, “Hubert Hummingbird,” and “Her Name is Little Growl.”

The stories follow the adventures of a 7-year-old girl named Claire and her stuffed animal friends. For more information, visit JumpinJzzz Kids.

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