Category Archives: childrens music

My Glasses – one minute song snippet

Now that I got my glasses
I’m ready to rock all of my classes

Here’s a quick one-minute performance (verse and chorus) of “My Glasses.” Do your kids wear glasses? Did you wear them when you were a kid?

Want more of this song? Check out the Story behind the Song, written by Amy, my wife and co-lyricist. You can also listen to the track as it appears on the award-winning album “Everyone’s Invited!”

Imagine That!!! A Kindie Singer and an Author at Mommy-and-Me Used the Same Illustrator!

Two creators of children’s content will show off something they have in common this Tuesday at Imagine That!!! Children’s Museum in Florham Park, NJ. Kathy Lampert, the author behind “Sophie’s New School,” is set to present that book  to parents whose children are getting back into the swing of school or just starting their classroom careers. Jason from the kindie band Jungle Gym Jam will sing and play music from his award-winning kids-and-family music album “Everyone’s Invited!” The common link is that both Kathy and Jason used the same illustrator for their creative endeavors.

Sophie's New School by Kathy Lampert, Illustrated by Melissa Bailey Everyone's Invited Album Cover
Sophie’s New School
by Kathy Lampert
Everyone’s Invited!
by Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam

That artist is Melissa Bailey of Michigan, whose drawings exude both a warmth and a playful nature in the characters she depicts. When Jason and Kathy met at last year’s Imagine That!!! event, Jason was quite taken with the content and illustrations in the book he had bought for his own then-2-year-old daughter.

Both Kathy and Jason will be autographing their respective kid-friendly works on Mommy and Me Day at Imagine That!!! Children’s Museum in Florham Park on Tuesday, starting at 10 AM. Jason will give a special 35-minute acoustic performance of Jungle Gym Jam music for parents and their kids.

Imagine That!!! Children’s Museum
4 Vreeland Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Tickets half-price when purchased in advance at

The Jungle Gym Jam’s New Official Picture for Fall 2014

Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam official picture Fall 2014

The Jungle Gym Jam is:
“Jersey Jason” Didner-Vocals, guitar
“Cross-Country Casey” McCleary-guitar, keyboards, vocals
“Amazing Alyssa” Menes-Bass guitar, vocals
“Rockin’ Ross” Kantor-drums, vocals

Pictures by David Nelson Photography

Taken at Lyndhurst Labor Day Weekend Antique & Craft Fair on 8/31/14