Jeffrey Cohen

Born and raised in New York (with a brief sojourn in New Jersey during his preteen years), Jeffrey Cohen lives in New York with his two sons. He has reviewed children's music for the past nine years on his own blog. Jeff's podcast, "MrJeff2000 Explains It All" is available through iTunes.

Mista Cookie Jar Celebrates MLK Day With Kindness

Mista Cookie Jar dropped a tune about human nature on Martin Luther King Day.

Quick Hits: Parker & Alexander Non-Secular Kids Music, Awesome From Jesse Jukebox

Non-secular music from Parker and Alexander; Jesse Jukebox keeps kids jumping.

Quick Hits: New Justin Roberts, Koo Koo Kanga Roo Singles

The year 2020 starts with new music from two popular children's acts.

State of the Reviewer: The Famous Final Scene

A children's music reviewer explains why he's easing his way out in 2020.

Holiday Hits: Joyful Videos from Hunk-Ta Bunk-Ta and Duke Otherwise

A pair of kids' videos for the holiday season.

Holiday Hits: Faith Levy Chanukah Tune and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

A brand new Hanukkah tune and the return of an annual Xmas favorite.

Dog on Fleas: An Upbeat Return For the Band

Kindie faves Dog On Fleas return after a five-year hiatus

Remembering the Music of ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’

A diverse group of musicians pay tribute to the songs of legendary children's TV host Fred Rogers.

Quick Hits: Twinkle Time Takes NYC; Lincoln Center Jazz for Kids

Twinkle Time returns to NYC, Jazz for Kids at Lincoln Center

Quick Hits: New Koo Koo Kanga Roo Video, Jazzy Ash Mystery Book

A Funky tune from a kindie duo and a New Orleans-infused audiobook mystery.

Quick Hits: Jazzy Diana Panton, Mellow Again Again

The many moods of children's music from Diana Panton and Again Again.

A World Premiere Video From Brady Rymer, And Mista Cookie Jar Needs You

Brady Rymer debuts a new student-made video, and Mista Cookie Jar has a new song.

Celtic (Kare Strong & Josh Goforth) and Spanish/English (Moozika) Kid’s Music

English, Spanish, and Celtic music is featured in two children's releases.

Children Write the Tunes On Kid Pan Alley

For 20 years, Kid Pan Alley has been engaging with school children to make original music of their creation.

Hunk-Ta Bunk-Ta Sings a Mouthful of Holidays

Longtime children's musician Katherine Dines and her Hunk-Ta Bunk-Ta Band honor life's traditions with their latest release, “Hunk-Ta Bunk-Ta Holidays: Stories…

World Premiere Kids Music Videos from ‘Dog On Fleas’ and ‘Father Goose’

Father Goose and Dog on Fleas debut a pair of original kid's music videos.

Rockness Monsters Cover a Century of Music in 27 Minutes

A century of music stylings from the Rockness Monsters.

Quick Hits: New Koo Koo Kanga Roo Video; Story Pirates Podcast

Two high energy children's groups have released new stuff for their audiences.

Quick Hits: Schwartz Comes Alive, New 23 Skidoo Halloween Song

Check out these old school Stephen Michael Schwartz and new school 23 Skidoo tracks.

No More Waiting: New Laurie Berkner Music

The Laurie Berkner Band returns for their 13th outing.

Lori Henriques and the New Jazz Age of Kindie

A snazzy new collection of tunes from jazz aficionado Lori Henriques.

Quick Hits: Say Yellow to Gustafer Book and Purple Fox Halloween CD

A new audiobook from Gustafer Yellowgold and spooky CD from Purple Fox.

Quick Hits: Koo Koo Kanga Roo’s Salad, Lucy Kalantari Halloween Tune

Two popular children's favorites have new songs and videos.

A Royal Return for Duke Otherwise

Duke Otherwise returns with summery music from a frozen winter.

Andrew and Polly ‘Go for the Moon’

LA's Andrew and Polly deliver a clever collection of tunes.

Quick Hits: New Music from ScribbleMonster and Uncle Dox

ScribbleMonster and Uncle Dox, a pair of popular children's music artists, return with new songs.

Quick Hits: From Jazz to Hip-Hop With Camille Harris, Father Goose

Two different genres, one column for Camille Harris and Father Goose.

Oran Etkin Speaks to Children Through World Music

Classical musician Oran Etkin releases a musical travelog.

Quick Hits: Jon Samson Examines Differences, Drowsy Tunes from Monika Ryan

New children's music from performers Jon Samson and Monika Ryan.

Alphabet Rockers Share the Love

Grammy nominated Alphabet Rockers drop another empowering collection of kids' songs.