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Kiddies Swing with Verve’s Go Baby Go

While some parents of babies and toddlers might invest in Lullabies for Little Angels, Barney’s Favorites or even Build Your Baby’s Brain to musically entertain their children, those who are jazz-minded might want to wait until Aug. 1, when Verve Records will release Go Baby Go, a new compilation of jazzily revamped children’s songs.

Yet another addition to the Baby Loves Music series created by Andy Blackman Hurwitz, Go Baby Go uses musicians like singer Sharon Jones of the Dap Kings, keyboardist John Medeski (pictured) of Medeski, Martin and Wood and trumpeter Steven Bernstein of Sex Mob to jazz up children’s classics such as “ABC,” “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad” and “You are My Sunshine.”

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