MP3 Joe McDermott - Everywhere You Go
Production quality that matches the song-writing craftsmanship. Way beyond what the other children''s artists are doing. Just listen.
9 MP3 Songs
KIDS/FAMILY: General Children''s Music, KIDS/FAMILY: Children''s Pop
Biography for Joe McDermott
Joe McDermott is a national recording artist based in Austin, Texas. Since childhood, Joe has possessed a notable talent for music. He learned to play the drums as a child, and the guitar in his teens. It was while teaching that Joe realized that children were an unending source of inspiration for songwriting. His first children''s recording was a tape he and the school children recorded as a Christmas gift for the parents. Since then, he has written and released five children''s recordings. His first nationally distributed CD titled, "I Am Baby," received a Parent''s Choice Recommended Honor and his second and third releases, "Great Big World," and "Everywhere You Go," both won the esteemed Parents'' Choice Award Silver Honor. Parents who have seen Joe perform often note his ability to appeal to adult sensibilities, as well as their childrens''.
Joe''s superb sonwriting skills led him to compose music for children''s video games and educational software. For one project, Joe teamed with Stan and Jan Berenstain, authors of the classic Berenstain Bears series to set ten of their books to music. Impressed by Joe''s work, author Stan Berenstain quoted that, "Joe McDermott is an absolute wizard at communicating with children through music."
Some of the recent highlights of Joe''s career include a television appearance on the Discovery Channel''s, "Home Matters" show and as a returning performer on the Children''s Miracle Network''s annual fund raising telethon. In the spring of 2002, he was invited to perform ten children''s concerts at Toronto''s International Milk Festival, where he was one of only two American performers featured at the weeklong event.
Currently, Joe is promoting his third national children''s recording, "Everywhere You Go," which was released in March of 2003. "Everywhere You Go" is Joe''s most ambitious project to date, incorporating Grammy Award winning talent from bands like Asleep at the Wheel and Monty Montgomery. CD Baby artist Sara Hickman also makes a special guest appearance on the CD''s final track, "Let Your Light Shine." When not recording, performing or promoting, Joe resides in Austin with his wife and business manager Louise, and his three children.