MP3 Chris Kastle - The Roaring Rhinoceros and Friends
Fun and educational songs and stories for children. Learn how to roar; dance like a baby mammoth; sing to the whales; discover how many stiches are in the britches; find out what has googly eyes!
6 MP3 Songs in this album (27:11) !
Related styles: Folk: Children''s Folk, Spoken Word: Storytelling, Mood: Fun
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Chris has been a professional touring musician, storyteller, songsmith, and writer for half a lifetime. She has performed throughout the United States and in Canada, Europe, and New Zealand. As half of a musical duo, she released 12 critically acclaimed CDs and a DVD. The recording See the Sea: Songs for Younger Sailors was recommended by PARENTS MAGAZINE and the DVD The Mermaid and Other Sea Songs by Chicago Parent Magazine.
She is also an experienced professional educator and has written a host of programs as well as curricula. Her school performances and residencies, master’s classes, workshops, and seminars cover a host of topics including music, songwriting, creative writing, storytelling, performance, production, and puppets.
This recording is one of three solo projects released in 2011 that reflect her background in traditional maritime music as well as her versatility as a vocalist, musician, writer, and performer. She is a published author, visual artist, educator, and one-time Tall Ships sailor from Chicago who has found a new home in the very old city of St. Augustine. Chris honors her roots and remains the Co-Director of the Chicago Maritime Festival and an instructor at the Old Town School of Folk music enjoying the best of the old world and the new!
She accompanies her songs and spoken word on finger-style guitar, fiddle, and penny whistle. In performance, she also uses spoons, bodhran, and, sometimes, mandolin and is joined on this recording by Ron Spencer on upright bass tuba.