RICK SCOTT – SNOOZE MUSIC – Dulcimer Lullabies For All Ages
2012 Family Choice
2006 Parents' Choice Silver Award
2006 NAPPA Lullaby Gold Award
2006 Canadian Book Centre Our Choice Award
2006 iParenting Media Award
2007 Juno Nominee
SNOOZE MUSIC is a grandfather's prayer for his children and grandchildren. Eleven dulcimer lullabies for all ages from unborn to elder, Rick Scott's 6th family recording features 10 original cradle tunes plus Stephen Foster's classic SLUMBER MY DARLING arranged for dulcimer, voice, cello, viola, violin, guitar, bass, music box, trombone and tuba. Six tracks are instrumental
Introducing vocalist/new mom Andrea L'Heureux went into labour the night of her 1st vocal session and gave birth to Sonam, her daughter with engineer Anthony Maki.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT SNOOZE MUSIC
“Bedtime has always been a struggle in our house. Like magic SNOOZE MUSIC repeatedly pleasantly eases my toddlers towards sleep in record time.” -A Happy Mom
“This unique and timely recording combines wonderfully compatible musical talents in an intoxicating blend. Gentle music that cradles one in its comforting arms, this is Rick Scott at his most tender.’ -Lindy Sisson, Vancouver Children’s Festival
‘I savored every note and felt every word. There couldn't be another CD anywhere that does what this does. It's a dream treasure and a treasure of dreams. The world needs this.‘ -J Douglas Dodd, arranger
“An absolutely fabulous disc!
The perfect companion for any child's nursery, bedroom or playroom. This CD also works for a busy mom's down time! Amazing vocals, beautiful songs, and soothing to all who listen.” - Jacki Ritsco, CD Baby User
ABOUT RICK SCOTT:
Award winning singer/songwriter Rick Scott has performed in nine countries and released 15 recordings, including six for children. He combines humour and kindess in songs that truly appeal to all ages. He is Canada's foremost mountain dulcimer maverick who plays amd composes in his own unique style.
Rick was nominated for a 2004 Juno Award and won Parents’ Choice and NAPPA Gold Awards for THE 5 ELEMENTS, his English/Cantonese collaboration with acclaimed Hong Kong musician Harry Wong. He’s also been honoured with West Coast Music, Our Choice and Children's Music Web Awards.
Rick is Goodwill Ambassador for the Down Syndrome Research Foundation and gives inspiration musical keynotes around the world. His song and video ANGELS DO has become an anthem for the special need community. He will be keynote performer at the World Congress of Down Syndrome to be heldin Vancouver, Canada in August 2006. www.rickscott.ca
In the mid 70s Rick was an indie recording pioneer with Shari Ulrich and Joe Mock in the infamous BC folk trio PIED PUMKIN, who reunited in 1998 after a 25 year hiatus and continue to tour widely. Their PIED PUMKIDS family concert will be featured at Canadian children’s festivals in May/June 2007. www.piedpumkin.com