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Upcoming Public Family Shows:
8.3 – Detroit, MI
8.10 – Ann Arbor, MI
8.11 – Troy, MI
9.24 – Chicago, IL
Click HERE for details and the full concert schedule.
Randy recorded his sixth not-JUST-for-kids CD, 18 MILE, this summer!
It is to be released this fall.
The NAPPA Gold Award-winning JAM ON RYE,
along with most of Randy's other records,
is available at CDBaby.
You can also find it on iTunes, Amazon, &c.
JAM ON RYE includes the Sirius-XM Radio Kids Place Live (ch. 78) hits
"Don't Fill Up On Chips," "Hockey Puck," "Crew Cut," "Burpity Burp Burp Burp," and "Follow Your Nose."
Randy has recorded many tracks exclusively for PLAY's excellent music program.
Please check out their classes if you live in the LA area!
And contact them about purchasing their GREAT CDs!
"Roots rocker Randy Kaplan is one of those happy-they-exist people you can't quite tell is playing kids' music. And yet he is."
-NEW YORK MAGAZINE
"He doesn’t dumb it down for the kids....He just expects them to come along for the ride. And they do."
-TIME OUT NEW YORK KIDS
Click HERE to read Randy's HOW I GOT HERE piece about Harry Chapin for Zooglobble.
MORE PRAISE FOR RANDY’S NOT-JUST-FOR-KIDS MUSIC:
“With his serious storytelling chops and musicianship, Randy is a pioneer (and) one of the most versatile and creative voices in kids music today.”
-Kids Can Groove
“Randy Kaplan is one of the nation’s foremost children’s entertainers...fun for the whole family!”
-Nashville Blues Society
“Brilliant, laugh-out-loud funny, and way ahead of his time.”
-Fits N Giggles
“Randy Kaplan is the current king of the story song, and his magic is best witnessed live. Great example of grownup music for kids, kids’ music for grownups.”
-Kids Music That Rocks
"Randy is an absolute ace guitarist, picker and ragtime player...A refreshing, innovative change of pace."
-Smoky Mountain Blues Society
“Kaplan is one of kids music’s top storytellers...He draws from a deep well of pint-sized frustration and pique...(His songs are) remarkably tender and sweet...One of the best storytellers around.”
“Kaplan is a national treasure who brings a sly wink to the art of kid’s music.”
-The Brooklyn Paper
For more reviews go to PRESS.