Reviews

  • HUFFPOST: Dan Crow Soars With Concoctions   Any kid will run errands for you if you ask ‘em at bedtime. Red Skelton  Graphics and background display by The BatDuo. Photo by Chiara Ogniben Hope is often fostered by unlikely connections. Peace is often brokered with random moments of humanity and humor. It is why we are all captivated by the dynamics of young kids ...
  • Academics’ Choice Award™ Winner: Concoctions Concoctions Ages: 4 – 8 Type: Audio By KidzMusic Records Description Children’s music mainstay Dan Crow is one wily musician. He takes a serious subject like science, works his patented comedic magic and presto: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (popularly known as STEM) become the high-spirited new CD Concoctions – the perfect blend of music, fun and content. The production is ...
  • Children’s Bookwatch: April 2016 James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief Diane Donovan, Editor Midwest Book Review 278 Orchard Drive, Oregon, WI 53575   The Music CD Shelf  Concoctions Dan Crow www.dancrow.com KidzMusic Records www.kidzmusic.com CD www.cdbaby.com Three-time Parent’s Choice Gold Award winner Dan Crow presents Concotions, a children’s music album celebrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Upbeat, lighthearted songs about each of these subjects, encouraging young people to learn more about these ...
  • Parent’s Choice Award: Concoctions! Concoctions Dan Crow Kids Music AlbumSource: http://www.parents-choice.org/product.cfm?product_id=34212&StepNum=1&award=aw “Technology–we use it to sustain us/To move and entertain us/To understand life’s mysteries …” Dan Crow, one of the smartest and most reliable (and certainly one of the most upbeat) artists in children’s music has always had a prodigious gift for turning serious lessons about phonetics and vocabulary into a musical giggle fest. In ...
  • Midwest Book Review: Concoctions by Dan Crow Source: http://www.midwestbookreview.com/cbw/apr_16.htm#MusicCD Three-time Parent’s Choice Gold Award winner Dan Crow presents Concotions, a children’s music album celebrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Upbeat, lighthearted songs about each of these subjects, encouraging young people to learn more about these amazing subjects in school. A lively pop-rock techno mix, including karaoke tracks that can be used to ...
  • Dan Crow Whips Up Concoctions Dan Crow Whips Up Concoctions Album Review by: MrJeff2000 source: http://mrjeff2000.blogspot.com/2016/02/dan-crow-whips-up-concoctions.html Monday, February 22, 2016 Children’s music can take you in some crazy directions. Now I’ve made the science-to-Mad Men connection. Recording artist Dan Crow has released a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) EP, CONCOCTIONS. In researching his bio, I discovered that Dan wrote songs for a 1994 special, ...
  • Phil’s Picks: Dan Crow’s New Album Will “Fly” With Kids, Grown-Ups Alike The realm of children’s music is one of the most underrated within the music industry. Even now in the 21st century, there is still something of a stigma attached to children’s music. The reason for that is anyone’s guess. Maybe it’s just because it’s music meant for children. But in comparison to the glut of cookie ...
  • As The Crow Flies Review: Parent’s Choice by Lynne Heffley Veteran children’s artist Dan Crow–singer, storyteller, jokester, acoustic guitarist–is still going strong after more than three decades, and that’s amply clear in this delightful new album. Crow, a former educator and speech therapist in Appalachian Virginia, is a master at wordplay, rhyme and rhythm, craftily fueling his silly-smart songs with unexpected vocabulary and playful ...
  • Chanukah at Home Review Source: Entertainment Weekly An excerpt from the article “Christmas Carols and Dreidel Songs”   Chanukah at Home Dan Crow, Marcia Berman, Uncle Ruthie Buell, J.P. Nightingale, Fred Sokolow  Like Olympic ice-skating, Chanukah music seems to consist of compulsory figures and then stuff that’s really fun. Hats off, then, to folksingers Dan Crow, Marcia Berman, Uncle Ruthie Buell, J.P. Nightingale, and ...
  • Dan Crow Live: Parent’s Choice Review Source: Parent’s Choice There’s no substitute for being there when veteran children’s singer/songwriter Dan Crow captivates kids with his rubber-faced, comic delivery and signature brand of silly stories and zany songs. This 2-CD collection of songs is next best, though. It conveys Crow’s sense of fun and sunny warmth and gives little listeners plenty to giggle about, ...