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

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

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Al Jarreau performing at 2010 West Oak Lane Jazz Festival in Philadelphia, Pa.
Hubert Laws speaks to the audience.

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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,

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.