A Life of Song

A Life of Song

by Ella JenkinsElla Jenkins


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Ella Jenkins has spent a lifetime bringing her songs and stories to children, and she is adept at picking traditional material that resonates across cultures. This set features Jenkins singing with children from the Cool Classics after-school program and includes poignant singalong versions of "Cotton-Eyed Joe," "Amazing Grace," and "The Cuckoo."

Product Details

Release Date: 02/22/2011
Label: Smithsonian Folkways
UPC: 0093074506721
catalogNumber: 45067
Rank: 136689

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ella Jenkins   Primary Artist,Harmonica,Drums,Vocals,Baritone Ukulele
D.A. Sonneborn   Vocals
Rita Ruby   Guitar,Vocals
Helen Lindsay   Vocals
Vera Wall   Soloist
Trinity M. Ragland   Soloist
Emma Wall   Soloist
Eduardo Palmares   Soloist
Angela Palmares   Soloist
Alex Chavez   Soloist

Technical Credits

Kokomo Arnold   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Ella Jenkins   Arranger,Composer,Liner Notes,Annotation
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Pete Reiniger   Engineer
Bernadelle Richter   Producer
DuBose Heyward   Composer
D.A. Sonneborn   Executive Producer
Sonya Cohen Cramer   Art Direction,Layout
Margot Nassau   Licensing
Mark Gustafson   Marketing
John Smith   Marketing
Daniel E. Sheehy   Executive Producer
Laura Dion   Marketing
Patricia Shehan Campbell   Liner Notes,Annotation
Lonnie Bunch   Liner Notes,Annotation

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