20-song original CD
to autism research
Flutterbys' 20-song original CD is titled "Jungle
Jam", reflecting its many delightful animal songs, including
the soon-to-be-classic "A Cow Who Likes To Whistle"
(a finalist in the 2009 International Songwriting Contest),
which features special guest performances by Oscar-nominated actress
Laurie, folk-swing icon Dan
Hicks , Al
Stewart, and award-winning
whistler & voice artist (the "voice" of Woodstock in
the Emmy-nominated Peanuts cartoon, "She's a Good Skate,
Charlie Brown"), Jason
The other 19 songs are performed by Jill
Carole and/or Paul
Robinson, with charming cameos and guest spots by young friends.
"Jungle Jam" was inspired by and is dedicated
to Paul and Jill's muse and BIG love: London Robinson.
balances the joviality of the jungle rhythms with lullabies "Wish
Upon A Fish" and "We Love Our Baby",
as well as parent fantasy songs "We're Cleaning Up Our
Room" and "Brush Them". Jill's
"It's Your Birthday" was written by her at
age eight as a birthday gift her mother, and 5-year old Jenna Herz
gives an inspired performance as the child to Jill who plays mommy
in the song.
sophisticated and delightful instrumental arrangements and
guitar playing provide a lush landscape for both his and Jill's
clever and intelligent lyrics. Children and parents alike will rejoice
in the rich creativity of each song, and subsequent listens are
certain to provide new discoveries and continued fun. Both Jill
and Paul believe their first flight as The Flutterbys is
their best, purest and most jungle-stompin' musical endeavor!
Robinson, spread their musical wings after the birth of their
son, London. From a very early age, London's large eyes would
brighten at the sound of song. Jill and Paul entered London's enchanted
world by animating his jungle wall-hangings, giving them voices with
individual theme songs. Thus, early tunes "Mr. Girafffe",
"Esther Elephant", "Mrs. Zebra"
and "Mr. Lion" were born.
Jill Carole and Paul Robinson broke ground as pop musicians; Jill
as an adult-alternative songwriter, and Paul as an amazing and versatile
lead guitarist and songwriter. Paul has shared the stage with such
legends as David Sanborn, Don Was, Bob Weir,
Al Stewart and Dan Hicks. Jill was signed to UK's Mystic
Records and has toured England, opening for The Zombies' lead
singer, Colin Blunstone and Al Stewart.
Belly Laugh / Rebelle! Records
P.O. Box 5323
Larkspur, CA. 94977