Children’s Music

Lisa Loeb Photo: Frances Iacuzzi

Award-winning ‘Stay’ singer keeps on moving

Lisa Loeb a triple threat as children’s musician, author and entrepreneur May 08, 2019   Nick Krewen Special To the Star   Though she’s known for her chart-topping hit “Stay (I Missed You)” and Feel What U Feel, her 2017 Grammy-winning collection of children’s music, “Renaissance woman” may be a more apt description of  singer and songwriter Lisa Loeb. Loeb, who is performing three shows at the Toronto Centre For…

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Fred Penner grabs Basia Bulat, Bahamas, Ron Sexsmith for new album

Celebrated kids’ entertainer recruited a lot of well-known grown-up musicians for the easygoing creation of his new album. Nick Krewen Music, Thu., April 20, 2017 The cat is back — and he’s brought along some cool friends. At 70, beloved children’s entertainer Fred Penner, best known perhaps for his 1979 gem “The Cat Came Back” and his memorable Fred Penner’s Place TV series, has returned with album No. 13, Hear…


Rocking Your Baby To Sleep

May 24, 2007 Soothing interpretations of rock songs provide an alternative to typical lullabies GRAMMY.com Nick Krewen Songs like Metallica‘s “Master Of Puppets,” Nirvana‘s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and Tool‘s “Opiate” don’t exactly conjure visions of cribs, prams and diapers, but one Los Angeles-based record label is working to change that perception. With such sonic pacifiers as the glockenspiel, vibraphone and harp subbing for wailing guitars and hammering drums, Baby…