Joyful exuberance and wide-eyed wonder burst forth from every track on Mr. Singer & The Sharp Cookies’ newest release "Bouncing Ball of Energy! Mr. Singer reaches for the stars and captures them in a butterfly net of woven melodies and rhythms!
Kids of all ages will fall in love with adorable new characters such as Kirei Ladybug, Bombini Bumblebee, and Shiner Butterfly while Mr. Singer's creative studio wizardry bring their tales to wondrous life in grand, artistic sound-scapes.
The Sharp Cookies are greater than the sum of their crumbs.Mr. Singer has assembled a tight, inventive musical combo. In addition to Singer and his esposa fabulosa Kerry Appleberry, the Sharp Cookies studio quintet is composed of seasoned music professionals: Marius Mustard, Lenny Zieben, and Doctor of Jazz Steve Schnall (who has performed with such luminaries as: Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, etc...)
Mr. Singer’s endlessly playful original tunes have been featured on ABC News, WLUW’s Kids Play radio show and the Chicago Tribune.
Songwriter/entertainer extraordinaire Mr. Singer is a bright star on the Chicago family music scene, as a one-man-band, in a duo with Kerry Appleberry and the leader of his electric band the Sharp Cookies, Mr. Singer performs regularly at the city’s most popular venues…
Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion
Chicago Cultural Center
Lincoln Park Zoo
Taste of Chicao
Old Town School of Folk Music
and many more…
“We’ve heard rumors that Mr. Singer was the best around, a talented guitarist whose folksy music set featured music you could bob your head to. We were not disappointed. He rocked every tune, brandishing his guitar and jumping to the beat. The Children adored him.”
Elizabeth Shapiro’s review in Chicagoist
Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies are one of Chicago’s 8 Most Influential Kids' Musicians
Time Out Chicago Magazine
“The Sharp Cookies are way cool in our book”
Lou Calozo: Chicago Tribune
"Mr. Singer plays to a packed house every week at the Lincoln Park Zoo. His young fans are captivated by his colorful costumes and interactive show."
John Garcia: ABC 7 NEWS
"Mr. Singer’s weekly sing a long at the Lincoln Park Zoo has all the hallmarks of a rock show- packed, loud and most definitely standing room only. It’s one of Chicago’s drop-in-gems."
Chicago Parent Going Places
"I know Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies will sell out my venue every time they play.
Their popularity with kids and parents is well deserved.
A Sharp Cookies show is undeniably fun for everyone in the crowd."
Gomez: Owner of the Beat Kitchen
"Energetic and talented, Mr. Singer and the Sharp Cookies are not to be missed!"
Jenna Murfin: Artist Referrals Manager at the Old Town School of Folk Music
“The Sharp Cookies are raucous rollers for the youngest in our midst—they’re unadulterated fun!”
Sean Francis art critic: Chicago Tribune
“You raised the bar so high with your singing that all I could do to keep up was light my hair on fire!”
Dan Zanes: Singer/Songwriter
“He’s a genius!”
Amy: Mr. Singer’s sister in law