Latin Grammy Winner Mister GShowcases Players From The Royalty Of Latin RhythmIn A Cross-Cultural AffirmationOf Environmental Responsibility
"Mundo Verde/Green World"
Ages: Everyone!!!! (Especially ages 3-7)Available at iTunes, Amazon, and the Mister G website:
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"Kid-friendly, bilingual rock star... Mister G will surely make you feel like bailando.!"
"With captivating Latin rhythms and melodies, the songs appeal to parents as much as their children."
-Los Angeles Times
Who is Mister G?
A Latin GRAMMY Award winner, Mister G has been called a "kid-friendly, bilingual rock star" by The Washington Post and "irresistible" by People magazine." The recipient of three Parents' Choice Gold Awards, Mister G has released seven albums of original, multicultural music.
His 2017 release, Mundo Verde/Green World, is a collection of environmental-themed songs which were debuted at his concert during the National Climate Rally in Washington, DC. Spanning genres from funk to folk, reggae to rock, and bluegrass to bossa nova, Mister G's music has been critically acclaimed by The Boston Globe, LA Times, Chicago SunTimes, New York Post, School Library Journal and Parents magazine. Mister G regularly headlines major venues and festivals around the country including The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York City), The Getty Museum (Los Angeles), Hard Rock Cafe (Philadelphia), the National Zoo (Washington, DC), New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Austin City Limits. He has performed in Europe and tours extensively in Latin America.
A former teacher with a Masters in Education, Mister G recently signed a multi-book deal with Penguin Random House to turn several of his songs into illustrated children's picture books. Moving from the stage and recording studio to the printed page the first book, "Señorita Mariposa", illustrated by Marcos Almada Rivero, will be published in early 2019.
About "Mundo Verte/ Green World"
"Mundo Verde/Green World", the follow-up to Mister G’s Latin GRAMMY Award-winning album, Los Animales, is a collection of inspiring bilingual songs intended to unite people of all ages and ethnicities in support of global conservation and action. Mister G debuted the songs from Mundo Verde/Green World at the National Climate March in Washington, DC to kick off an extensive US tour.
The album features collaborations with major figures in the Latin music scene, including the Santo Domingo-based merengue superstars 440, performing an eclectic range of styles, from bomba and samba to reggae and bossa nova. The songs breathe life into the global environmental message from various angles that are accessible and relevant to both children and adults.
Mister G has partnered with a number of national environmental organizations (Moms Clean Air Force, National Resources Defence Council, Votes Verdes) for the release of his album. This is his eighth album and will launch on September 15, 2017. The album's message is a timely one that points to collective efforts to ensure that we bequeath a beautiful world to succeeding generations.
Recording "Mundo Verde/Green World" culmination of a love supreme . Mister G had the honour of collaborating with brilliantly talented musicians from Colombia, Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republican, Peru, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and the USA. A "Mundo Verde/Green World Songbook," including all the song lyrics in Spanish and English and beautifully illustrated by Marcos Almada Rivero of Oaxaca, Mexico, will be available from the Mister G website.
Track List Run Time: 27 minutes
"Mundo Verde/Green World"
* Mundo Verde/ Green World
* Agua/ Water
*Patas en el Aire/ Paws in the Air
*El Conqui/ The Frog
*Guántos Peces/ How Many Fish
* Las Abejas/ The Bees
*Si Se Puede/ Yes We Can
*Pachamana/ Mother Earth
*Las Estrellas/ The Stars
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