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Nature Jams and Farm and Forest

Nature Jams and Farm and Forest
Educational concerts focus on themes of ecology, conservation, recycling, farming and farm animals, the diversity and beauty of the forest, exercise and history. His songs teach subtle lessons while introducing children to a complex musical ecosystem. NATURE JAMS! is the highly interactive elementary school concert inspiring kids to appreciate and actively enjoy the wonders of nature. Farmer Jason will take the children on a musical journey through the forests and wetlands of our diverse American natural heritage. Through rockin' songs the kids will be entertained, educated, and inspired to experience the wonders of the great outdoors. FARM AND FOREST is a special Pre K-2 show. This show features songs about farm life and animals from our lovely American farms and forests. The show is highly interactive, encouraging the kids to get physically and mentally involved in their outdoor world. Farmer Jason introduces each song with a short fun lesson about the song's subject.

Artist Background

Farmer Jason is the brainchild of rock music legend Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers. An Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Ringenberg created Farmer Jason to educate and entertain children about farm life and the wonders of nature. The character is based on his own farming background and love of the great outdoors. He has released 3 records and a DVD and stars in the "It's a Farmer Jason"ť video interstitial program, which airs on several public broadcasting stations around the US. The videos won an Emmy Award in 2009, and Emmy nomination in 2010. Farmer Jason's records have won numerous awards, including the Parents' Choice Gold and the Los Angeles Times' Children's Record of the Year list.

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