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Ella's Favorite Singable Songs For Children, Vol. 1
Sharing Cultures
Sharing Cultures
SFW 45058
CD
2004

On ‘Sharing Cultures,’ Jenkins and a group of children from the LaSalle Language Academy of Chicago perform songs from a diverse list of nations and cultures, including Mexico, Ireland, Turkey, Russia, and more, celebrating their languages and traditions.

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Ella Jenkins: A Life of Song
A Life of Song
A Life of Song
SFW 45067
CD

In A Life of Song, Ella Jenkins, “The First Lady of Children’s Music,” offers stories and songs that speak to her youthful years as an African American child in a multi-cultural world. Her career of more than a half century earned her the first Lifetime Achievement Grammy award for a children’s music artist, and her more than thirty recordings teach us to learn from one another while taking pride in our own heritage. This African American Legacy recording of Ella singing with children from the Cool Classics after-school program spotlights her own heritage while showing her delight for the traditions of others. 36 minutes, lyrics, photos, 28-page booklet.

This recording is the sixth release in the Smithsonian Folkways African American Legacy Series, co-presented with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Ella Jenkins: A Life of Song
Get Moving
with
Ella Jenkins
Get Moving With Ella Jenkins
SFW 45073
CD

Ella Jenkins wears the title given her by many of her fans, “The First Lady of Children’s Music,” with tremendous energy. Now in her ninth decade, she continues to encourage young children to hop, skip, jump, clap, dance, and be active through song. Get Moving with Ella Jenkins showcases the absolute finest recordings incorporating movement and play by a true pioneer of children’s music. Drawn from many recordings created during her legendary career, these songs demonstrate Ella’s genius as both a music educator and children's entertainer. 46 minutes, 36-page booklet with lyrics.

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Ella's Favorite Singable Songs For Children, Vol. 1
Ella's Favorite
Singable Songs
For Children
Volume 1
Publication pending:
Ella's Favorite Singable Songs For Children
Volume 1

Songs and chants with notes on their use in programs for classrooms, camps, community centers, children's concerts and nursery schools. Sheet music, words, and tablature for some of Ella's most popular and requested songs.

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Ella's Favorite Singable Songs For Children, Vol. 1
Ella's Favorite
Singable Songs
For Children
Volume 2
Publication pending:
Ella's Favorite Singable Songs For Children
Volume 2

More songs and chants with notes on their use in programs for classrooms, camps, community centers, children's concerts and nursery schools. Sheet music, words, and tablature for some of Ella's most popular and requested songs.

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