Director Jewels: The Apple Tree & The Honey Bee by Bari Koral Family Rock Band CD {Review + Giveaway}

Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Apple Tree & The Honey Bee by Bari Koral Family Rock Band CD {Review + Giveaway}

Disclosure: I received a sample CD for review purposes. No other compensation was received and all opinions expressed are my own.


I'm so excited to tell you about this fun new album we have discovered just in time for summer road trips! We have a couple of trips coming up, so I've been seeking out new music to play for the kids while we drive and there's no doubt that The Apple Tree & The Honey Bee, the upcoming release from Bari Koral Family Rock Band, will be a big hit!

People Magazine named Bari Koral's 2012 release, Anna and the Cupcakes, one of that year's coolest albums for kids. We're going to have to look that one up, because I think we are hooked on her music! Her music has been featured on Sirius/XM Radio and PBS, as well.


Bari uses her music to encourage the "yoga for kids" movement and will soon be hosting the world's first yoga-based, movement-and-music TV show for kids on the Veria Living Network. This album will be released on May 13, 2014 and is aimed at kids ages 1-7. Both Lincoln and Addie have a great time dancing along to each tune.

Here's the track list -

1. Dancing Bear
2. Apple Tree
3. Big Truck

4. Birthday
5. Bee
6. When I'm Five
7. Sisters & Brothers
8. Roller Coaster
9. Yes & No
10. Fall Down

11. Back To The Farm
12. Give A Hug

Every song on this album is catchy, so I am having a hard time picking out my favorites! Lincoln likes Birthday (I think seeing all the photos of his firetruck birthday party this week have reminded him that birthdays are awesome). He's also, of course, a big fan of Big Truck since trucks are still the coolest thing ever in our house! A few of my top choices are Apple Tree (such a great bouncing tune), Sisters & Brothers (so cute to sing with my kids together - it definitely supports family bonding), and Yes & No (fierce banjo picking and it's just fun to sing).

There's a great subject variety to keep kids captivated and waiting for each new song. We love them all!

Hop over to Bari Koral Family Rock Band's website, where you can read all about Bari's music. You can also follow along on Facebook and YouTube!

Giveaway

One Director Jewels reader will win a copy of "The Apple Tree & The Honey Bee" on CD! This giveaway will end on May 19 at 11:59pm CST. This giveaway is open to US readers only. Winner will be emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or prize will be forfeited.

To enter the giveaway, follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter form below (you may need Javascript enabled to see the form and it may take a moment to load)! Once you complete the first entry, the other options will open up so that you can complete them as well. All of the "extra entries" are optional - you can do just one, or as many as you want! Winners will be contacted by email. Good luck!

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Disclosure: Thank you to Waldmania for providing my sample CD and the giveaway prize! I received no other compensation and all views expressed are my own. For more information, you can read my Giveaway Policy and my Disclosure Policy.

20 comments:

  1. I learned that one of their CDs in named Anna and the Cupcakes.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  2. The music is designed around yoga - what a great way to get kids involved and moving - besides of course, yoga is a great form of movement. I know Carter would love this!

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  3. This CD seems to transition from a dance beat to to calming.

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  4. You can listen to songs on the website.

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  5. They've gotten kuddos from People Magazine! - People Magazine named Bari Koral’s 2012 release, Anna and the Cupcakes, one of that year’s coolest albums for kids

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  6. I am a Music Teacher so this CD would be an awesome addition to my Classroom! I don't have this yet!

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  7. I learned that they have yoga tips and breathing activities for kids on their website.

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  8. I love how its teaching kiddos yoga

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  9. I learned that they will be at the Monterey Jazz Festival in California on September 21st.

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  10. I learned that her recordings have been honored with two Parents’ Choice Awards and two NAPPA Awards. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

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  11. I learned they have catchy, pop-friendly tunes.

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  12. I like that you can listen to songs on their website
    hddiana556@gmail.com

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  13. I learned that it is based around Yoga. How great for the kids!

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  14. they make the music in Nashville, TN.

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  15. She has one to Parents Choice Awards! How cool!

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  16. Learned that they have a song that would be perfect for my son since my husband is a trucker! As well as People Magazine named Bari Koral’s 2012 release, Anna and the Cupcakes, one of that year’s coolest albums for kids. (so I will definitely be checking them out a bit more!!)

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  17. You can listen to songs on the website.

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  18. I learned that they have kids yoga music videos on their youtube page.

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