18 Tracks PLUS 6 BONUS CDrom videos!!! With SOLD OUT shows at venues across Canada, Marnie and the Music with Marnie Band get children and their parents movin' and groovin'; it's Modern Children's Music at it's FINEST! Marnie's Years of Early Childhood Expertise, high energy enthusiasm and all out magnetic personality, inspires children to get up on their feet and boogie to the beat! This CD, Marnie's 3rd and latest recording; packs a punch from beginning to end and delivers an all out eclectic sound that parents love too! With child obesity at an ever increasing rate there is a dire need for physical fitness...why not make it FUN!? This interactive and inspirational CD is filled with high energy and catchy tunes that promotes creative movement and delivers actions that children just can't resist --- jumping...oh there's lots of that...stomping...that too....how about digging like a digger...goin' to a Ho Down...Spinning like Jupiter...marching around the house... doin' the firefighter shuffle...they're all there and MORE! All on one fantastic movin' and groovin' CD. Marnie sings about ALL the things that children ENJOY from dump trucks, firefighters and outer space to kangaroos, cowboys, ladybugs, monkeys and EVEN mosquitoes! An Early Childhood Educator herself, Marnie created a Children's Music CD that is an excellent tool in assisting teachers with program planning and circle time. Let's not forget about parents, the variety of genres from disco, funk, rock and even country will add enough flavour to satisfy EVERYONE! Pop "Groovin' Through the Neighbourhood" into your PC and watch CDrom Video Clips of Marnie's Movie "Music with Marnie - Mumbu on the Moon" Marnie's 1st big screen movie that she wrote and co-produced with the staff at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre in Vancouver Canada. Songs incl: Bubbles, No Bananas, They're Monkey's (From Marnie's 2nd album: Peace and Puddles) and Going to the Moon, Space Trip and Earth Rocks (From this album: Groovin' through the Neighbourhood) After narrowly surviving the Tsunami on Dec 26th, 2004, Marnie realized that she had a much higher purpose in life. "GROOVIN' THROUGH THE NEIGHBOURHOOD" was recorded and created with the intention of giving back. Marnie has partnered with Foster Parents Plan Canada, and will be working with them in many areas, one of which is in Thailand. A percentage of all CD revenues will be given to Plan Thailand to help those that were affected by the tsunami. So jump, jive, slide and groove into: "Groovin' Through the Neighbourhood", Guaranteed funky and educational musical FUN for EVERYONE!!! 'Through YEARS of observation, I've grown to learn what children love and out of my love and compassion for children I have done what I can to include their interests in my songs. The lyrics of these songs are written through the heart and the mind of a 2 - 6 year old and the sound is something that both adults and children of all ages will appreciate.' ~ Marnie Grey MUSIC WITH MARNIE IS: Music that Makes You MOVE!!! WHAT OTHERS HAVE BEEN SAYING: BC PARENT MAGAZINE - Elizabeth Shaffer This latest CD, the band's third, is packed with Marnie's usual upbeat and get grooving songs for small children. GROOVIN' THROUGH THE NEIGHBOURHOOD takes children on a musical journey with Marnie and her band from start to finish. The CD features original songs and fresh takes on some old favourites. Another must have for a young child's collection from one of the hottest children's entertainers around. VANCOUVER PROVINCE -QUICK SPINS CAPSULE REVIEWS Jonathan McDonald Vancouver Kids' entertainer Marnie Grey was injured in the tsunami and she's bounced back with a delightful 18 song disc crammed with originals and old faves. With video clips and hints on how to make nearly every song a physical experience too. Marnie Rocks! Rating A- THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL Marnie is one of the best children's performers of her generation. THE STAR PHOENIX, SASKATOON, SASK. By Cam Fuller If you need cheering up there's only one place to go: Marnie's house. Marnie Grey is an infectiously cheerful children's performer with a million watt smile that doesn't waver for a second. ...This woman is single-handedly combating childhood obesity, too. She gets the kids to jump, dance... OKANAGAN INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL As a programmer and producer of children's programming for over 20 years...I am mightily impressed with Marnie! ... Marnie's personality and energy are completely infectious. This show is all about ACTION and kids and parents love it...Children deserve the very best we have to offer. Marnie is one of them. THE VANCOUVER PROVINCE, Entertainment Today - "Mad about Marnie" By Jonathan McDonald ...Marnie Grey is awesome....my 10 month old daughter thinks she rocks! ... THE VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL By Lindy Sisson - Exectutive Director It is my job to find the most engaging and dynamic performers to interact with our audiences. Marnie's music and persona fit perfectly at our event... WEST COAST FAMILIES MAGAZINE One of Vancouver's most talked about musicians. CLAUDE PAINTER, M. Ed - Instructor of Early Childhood Education & Special Education at Langara College Marnie has applied her knowledge and skills as an early childhood educator to become a well respected children's entertainer. Her ability to capture the interests of young children and their families has enhanced their knowledge and understanding of the importance that music and movement plays for all ages. PENTICTON HERALD By S. Paul Varga Marnie Grey is a rising star among children's performers... VANCOUVER PROVINCE Stuart Derdeyn Last year Marnie Grey and her ace children's band blew the roof off the playpen with tracks from albums such as GROOVIN' THROUGH THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. She's back to do it all over again with a bigger-er, better-er show!! VANCOUVER COURIER Fiona Hughes Guaranteed to uplift even the most curmudgeonly person in the crowd is Marnie Grey. The local singer/performer has developed a stellar reputation in the city for her bright smile, infectious music and obvious love for children. Expect her legion of fans to be at all of her shows. ************** FOR MORE MOVIN' & GROOVIN' FUN, CHECK OUT MARNIE'S OTHER 2 CD'S: Music with Marnie Peace and Puddles & Music with Marnie Songs and Chants for Newborns to Six Year Olds.