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KidLit MTV with Shawn Colvin THE STARLIGHTER

KidLit MTV with Shawn Colvin THE STARLIGHTER

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About This Lesson

 KidLit MTV is a series featuring #kidlit inspired music. Watch our very first episode with Grammy award-winner, Shawn Colvin performing songs from her CD, The Starlighter, inspired by the children’s book LULLABIES AND NIGHT SONGS, illustrated by Maurice Sendak!
We’ll also bring you curated, kidlit-centered music videos — so get ready to dance, sing, and rock out with KidLit TV!

About the Album

“The Starlighter, my album of lullabies, was inspired by a book I was given when I was 8 years old called Lullabies And Night Songs. I started piano lessons when I was 6 and could read the music in the book, which was simple but exquisite in its arrangements, composed by Alec Wilder. How I love that book. This record is a follow up to another recording I did 19 years ago called Holiday Songs and Lullabies which contained a few selections from the book. When Amazon Music proposed I do a children’s record I immediately thought of all the songs that remained in the book I love so dearly and knew I wanted to base my album on that. My producer, Doug Petty, coincidentally also received the book at a young age and was a perfect fit to bring the project to life. He’s has done a magnificent job staying true to those beautiful arrangements. I’m extremely proud of this recording.” – Shawn Colvin

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KidLit MTV with SHAWN COLVIN -- THE STARLIGHTER
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