MP3 Diane Kordas - Dinosaur Stomp
Music for kids should be something the whole family can enjoy together, real music for real people. From bluegrass to blues, swing to sweet tunes, this recording presents songs that teach, are easy to move to and sing along.
16 MP3 Songs
KIDS/FAMILY: General Children''s Music, KIDS/FAMILY: Kid Friendly
Some recent reviews:
"Dinosaur Stomp delivers positive messages for children in such an engaging way you can''t help but clap your hands, stomp your feet and sing along. It is FUN!"
Cathy Fowler, Children''s Librarian
Merrimac Public Library
I just received your CD about half an hour ago. I get so many submissions daily that I never do this, but I just had to run home shoot you a quick email. Congratulations, Diane! Finally, a contemporary artist to rival Ella Jenkins (and you can quote me, if you like).
Kimberly Robasky, owner
Kid mix radio
Children''s Radio Program
The CD is so good, it managed to entertain Casey (daughter) for the entire drive from NJ to NH recently! Eileen O''Connor
Diane Kordas has been performing music for children and families since 1992, and puppet shows since 1998. As a registered nurse and later as a mom she started using music and puppets to entertain and educate her patients, friends and family. She learned how to design and sew her own dolls and puppets with instruction from her mother, and enjoys making her own puppet characters for her shows. Today, her classic and original stories with puppets, music, humor and audience participation are enjoyed by children and families at libraries, schools, outdoor events, parties, daycares and preschools throuhout New England.
Diane has been a selected artist for the New Hampshire Summer Reading Program since 1999. She performs special programs for children with disabilities for the Visiting Nurses Partners in Health Program in Manchester, New Hampshire. She teaches K-5 music at St. John''s Regional School in Concord and at Country Kids Daycare in Weare, New Hampshire.
Diane Kordas is a member of Puppeteers of America, Children''s Music Network, and the Boston Area Puppet Guild. Thanks to the success of her children''s music recording entitled "Hello, How Are You?!", she has now finished recording a second CD entitled, "Dinosaur Stomp".
This new recording is full of songs that Diane wrote or are traditional, in addition to two cover songs. Some songs she learned from her mother. Others she wrote to sing with her music students. All these songs are kid tested in grades K through 5!
Diane has been active in the New England acoustic music scene for many years, and has guest performances from some of the area''s talented musicians. Diane plays acoustic guitar and upright bass, also lead and harmony vocals. Members of her band, Late Night Radio, contribute on banjo, resophonic guitar, fiddle, guitar, and harmonies. Additional guests add penny whistle, low flute, harmonica, piano, and a variety of percussion. There''s also a chorus of kids helping out on six of the songs live in the studio, and another recorded live and a local daycare.