"EARTH FRIENDLY" CHILDREN'S SONGS THAT PARENTS DON'T MIND LISTENING TO!
Music as Message’s “Eco the Butterfly” character has teamed up with Shadow Mountain Publishing’s “Team Green” division to teach both children and parents the importance of “thinking ecologically.”
WHO ARE THESE "GREEN" Business Partners behind Team Green?
1% for the Planet Member, Shadow Mountain Publishing's cutting-edge 'Team Green' is a collective of "green" songwriters who create their art and live their lives by the green rule-of-thumb. Team Green is lead by Donna Britton, President of Shadow Mountain Publishing, LLC., based out of Nashville, TN.
Music as Message managing partner, Ross Orenstein, is an award winning children’s songwriter who created the Safety Ape, Hearty and is co-creator of Eco the Butterfly. He is licensed to write, produce and distribute music for The National Crime Preventions Council’s McGruff the Crime Dog . Ross produced a puppet production on reading and literacy for Coca-Cola and Reading is Fundamental (RIF) for their Story Traveler Tour that featured his original music.
"ECO THE BUTTERFLY THEME SONG", Eco's RRR Song, and What Does it Mean to be Green? was written and performed by Pensacola, FLA singer-songwriter, Ross Orenstein. Ross's style has been compared to Randy Newman, which is both quirky and inviting to children of all ages.
WHO are the ARTISTS and Songwriters involved?
The theme song for the project "Think Ecologically" was written by Ross Orenstein, Donna Britton and Nashville Producer & Belmont Professor, David Tough. Donna Britton has been a performer since the early age of 15, and has shared the stage with The Bangles, Al Jarreau, members of the Rolling Stones, Billy Idol, and Martha Reeves and the Vandelles. She studied songwriting at Berklee College of Music, with under graduate studies in Business Law. She is the featured artist on "Think Ecologically", featuring Dave Tough on a "RAP" as well as lending his talents as producer on the song, recording with children from the Nashville Children's Choir in the chorus.
We are proud to have Brazilian artist Paulo Lara, who was the 2011 Winner of the contest “Music for the Earth” Sonic Bids Earth day Network. This CD features his song “Better World”.
SPEAKING OF THE WORLD and "wanting to make a difference", another notable song on this CD is "Talk about Saving the World,” which was featured on World News, and was written by Donna Britton and Nashville based CJ Watson (CJ was a 2013 Oscar Contender for the Academy Awards for his song "Voodoo" in the movie, Halloween Party. CJ Watson is also Team Green's Senior Producer and development "guru" for Team Green's "emerging artist development" which is comprised of 16 year olds Courtney Yovich and Genesis Green. STAY TUNED for shows in 2013 featuring our RE-EMERGING and EMERGING artists from Team Green.
Paulo Lara, 2011 Winner of the contest “Music for the Earth” for his song “Better World” as featured on Earth Day Network.
"Everyone of Us" and “Mother Earth”, (co-written w/former Universal Records Artist, Evan Olson & CGMA Songwriter of the Decade, Kat Korac) and "Hey, Hey We Are Heroes" (co-written with Bryan Steele), featured on TVO and the webseries 'Green Heroes.
Lean Green Dancing Machine was written by Ross Orenstein and Bert Stratton and features the FABULOUS Bryan Steele on vocals (in addition to the fact that Bryan produced the track as well). This has GANGHAM dance craze all over it. Ross Orenstein is the featured artist on the theme song for ECO - -which is called "ECO THE BUTTERFLY THEME SONG". Ross's style has been compared to Randy Newman, which is both quirky and inviting to children of all ages.
CGMA Songwriter of the Decade, Kat Korac is a senior writer on the project having a total of three (3) songs on this compilation, "Be the Next Green Hero", "Mother Earth", co-written with former recording artist Evan Olson, and Everyone of Us, which was featured on the Webseries Green Heroes and also on TV network - (Canadian) featuringJane Goodall and David Suzuki.
Brought to you by Shadow Mountain Publishing, LLC., (A Tennessee Company) in partnership with Music as Message (A Florida Corporation).
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