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Storytime: The Beaver’s Tale of Greed narrated by Iran Martin

In this episode of Confetti Park, we hear “The Beaver’s Tale of Greed” by Iran Martin, from his book Grand’s Fairy Tales. This is an adapted version of a Grimm’s fairy tale called the “Fisherman and his Wife.” In the older version of the tale, which was first written in Germany in the 1800s, a […]

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Fishing boat

Music Medley: Dickory Dock

Louisiana Kids Music This Confetti Park medley of kids music showcases the diversity of Louisiana music. Songs featured in this episode: I Was Born To Blow This Horn – Michael-Leon Wooley Ballin’ the Jack – The Swing Setters Throw Me Something Mista (Feat. Mista Cookie Jar) – Jazzy Ash This Land is Your Land – […]

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Dr. David Phy plays trombone

Trombonist David Phy recalls turning sheet music for the church organist–his dad

In this episode of Confetti Park, New Orleans-based trombonist Dr. David Phy shares early music memories of learning how to read sheet music with his dad. David is a professional musician who has performed with national acts and jazz artists such as The 4 Tops, The Temptations, Bonerama, Delfeyo Marsalis, The Yin Yang Twins, Chip […]

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Music Medley: A Dog & a Dictionary

Confetti Park is a community radio program out of New Orleans. We feature local storytellers and songs that kids love, songs created for kids, or created by kids, right here in Louisiana. This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musicians. Songs featured in this episode, in order: The St. Charles Streetcar Song – […]

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Music Medley: Frog on a Lily Pad

Confetti Park is a community radio program out of New Orleans. We feature local storytellers and songs that kids love, songs created for kids, or created by kids, right here in Louisiana. This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musicians. Songs featured in this episode, in order: Down in New Orleans – Anika […]

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Minnie Maude Carter Boston, born in Nathan, Ark., August 18, 1888.

Storytime: Diamonds in the Rough—1800s Memories of Minnie Carter

A very long time ago, my great-grandmother Minnie Carter Boston shared for posterity some of her memories of life growing up in rural Arkansas in the late 1800s, in the piney woods and rolling hills. Her daughter-in-law (and my grandmother) Gypsy Damaris Petty Boston transcribed the memories while they lived in Shreveport, Louisiana. Arkansas is […]

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cartoon of queen bee

Music Medley: Royal Bees

Confetti Park is a community radio program out of New Orleans. We feature local storytellers and songs that kids love, songs created for kids, or created by kids, right here in Louisiana. This medley of kids music celebrates the mighty bee! The songs also showcase a diversity of Louisiana musical styles. Songs featured in this […]

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Snow falls over streetcars in New Orleans. Photo by Sally Asher.

A Christmas Music Medley from Louisiana: Snow & Tell

Confetti Park is a community radio program out of New Orleans. We feature local storytellers and songs that kids love, songs created for kids, or created by kids, inspired by life here Louisiana. This is a special Christmas medley of songs that kids of all ages will love…. it certainly showcases the diversity of our Louisiana sound! […]

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JuJu saves Christmas in da Bayou

Storytime: Juju saves Christmas in da Bayou by Michelle Hirstius

Lucky Louisiana kids have many interesting takes on holiday classics…. and one that is beloved worldwide is the Cajun Night Before Christmas, adapted from the classic version (which dates back to the early 1800s) by James Rice in 1974. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house Not a creature was stirring, not […]

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