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Summer Library Tour

  This month’s blog is a tribute to Anythink Libraries! I love performing #Hunktabunkta SOLO shows for their portfolio of libraries, and their goal to be a catalyst for innovation. Anythink hopes to influence Community, Culture and Career! According to their website they hope to do this by:   Community: Anythink builds community by connecting people, organizations … Continue reading »

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#KindieComm 2018!

Hooray for Kindiecomm! This is an event coordinated by Kathy O’Connell and Robert Drake of WXPN Radio. Their Kids Corner program is one of the longest running and most successful children’s music shows being broadcast today. Hosted at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Kindiecomm is a rare opportunity for pockets of musicians who specialize in … Continue reading »

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An Ode To Earth Day!

Well it’s that time of year again, my favorite holiday! If you read any of my past #EarthDay blogs, you would know that I think Earth Day should be a national holiday! Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the day to day of life, that we forget to pause, breathe in and appreciate the … Continue reading »

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Guest Blog by Terrence Gordon “Essential Kids Guide to Denver”

I am so excited to be considered representing the arts in the city I love and live in! Thanks to Terrence for including #Hunktabunkta Music in this piece:   From RiNo to Stapleton, Sloans Lake to Hampden, the greater Denver area has an abundance of recreation centers, museums, festivals, and of course, loads of sunshine. … Continue reading »

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RoundGlass Music Awards

A new discovery for me this year was the “RoundGlass Music Awards”.  I was invited to attend the event by one of my Facebook friends Wouter Kellerman. Wouter is on the board of RoundGlass, travels the globe and is a fantastic composer, producer and flautist based in South Africa. He and Ricky Kej, another incredible composer, producer and conservationist  … Continue reading »

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Welcoming 2018

  With a new year, comes new music. I’m excited to share more insight on my new CD, releasing this March! I wanted to write NEW material for the holidays and not just do reduxes of traditional Christmas carols and songs about Hannukkah, Kwanzaa and Ramadan. I also wanted to go beyond the typical Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta … Continue reading »

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Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta is named 20 Best Gifts & 100 Best Children’s Products of 2017

  It’s that time of year…..the holiday season!! This season is one of my most favorite time of years. It’s a joy to celebrate and learn about all the winter celebrations and the stories behind them. When looking for gifts for a child, family, mom or a teacher….don’t forget the power of music! Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta CDs can make … Continue reading »

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The 30th Year Celebration of CMN

What a time was had by all at this year’s 30th annual Children’s Music Network Conference. CMN was founded over copious amounts of coffee (and wine) on the east coast by four well-known songwriter/singers, educators and members of the Peoples’ Music Network- Ruth Pelham, Bob Blue (sadly deceased in 2006) and Sarah Pirtle. Their original mission was strong … Continue reading »

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The Power Of Song

Songs are extremely powerful! CAT scans have shown that all the hemispheres of the brain ignite when songs are played and people truly listen. A song has three key ingredients: rhythm, music and lyrics (words). “Music” is Greek in origin (from “muse”) and once meant ALL of the arts.  Although listening is primarily an auditory experience, a song’s rhythm is kinesthetic, … Continue reading »

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Building A Better World Through Music & Family!

Family Trips Adventure Making Memories Impressionable Laughter Young song   Summer is here! And building bonds as a family is vital when kids have time off to relax and explore. Why not focus on  developing the little ones? Need ideas on how to get closer and strengthen your family? Take a look at the below: … Continue reading »

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