Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer with Brave Combo
Rounder Records ROUN8092
-Nominated For A Grammy Award In 2002
- 2002 "Indie" from the Association of Independent Music
- Earlychildhood News Directors' Choice Award
-Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award
-#1 Children's Recording for 2001 - Tower Pulse Magazine
CATHY FINK & MARCY MARXER have inspired families, teachers and kids all over the world to sing together since 1983. They have gathered GRAMMY nominations and awards from Parents’ Choice, Earlychildhood News, The American Library Association, The National Parenting Publications and Washington Area Music Association.
On the same planet, BRAVE COMBO has been making powerful music for over 20 years. No style eludes them from Polka to Pop to international ethnic dance rhythms and songs. After multiple GRAMMY nominations, they won a GRAMMY for Best Polka Album in 2000.
Together, this remarkable collaboration combines the talents of the two groups, resulting in a recording that will spark the spontaneous joy of singing, dancing and musical adventure. 1. Mockingbird Polka
2. On the Day You Were Born
3. Funiculi, Funicula
4. I Will Never Clean Up My Room
5. Swing It, Baby, Swing!
6. Turn the World Around
8. De Colores
9. Paddy on the Railroad/Dance Your Way to Texas
10. Mayim, Mayim (Water, Water)
11. Spaghetti (Twist and Twirl)
Cathy Fink, acoustic guitar, five string banjo, vocals
Marcy Marxer, hammered dulcimer, electric guitar (Swing It, Chopsticks), congas & percussion, mandolin, 6 string banjo, steel drums, acoustic & nylon string guitar (De Colores), vocals
Jeffrey Barnes, saxophones, flute, clarinet
Alan Emert, drums
Carl Finch, electric guitar, piano, keyboards, accordion, vocals
Bubba Hernandez, bass, vocals
Danny O’Brien, trumpet
Bonnie Norris, violin
Myron Bretholz, bodhran, bones
Reggie Harris, “I Can’t Dance” on Swing It, Baby, Swing!
Steve Fidyk, drums on Dance Your Way to Texas
Betty Scott conducts the University Park Elementary School Ensemble