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Zooglobble Digs The Start of Things!

June 9, 2015 - 7:39am -- admin

Kids' music in the 1960s -- that
is to say, kids' music before there was even a name for it -- basically
took the folk music path that was one of the dominant musical strains of
the era.  For Pete Seeger and Ella Jenkins, there was some distinction
between folk music for adults and that for kids, but it was a
distinction more of presentation than of subject matter.  And that folk
music orientation was basically the default kids' music option through
the '80s if not the '90s until the kindie wave swept through at the

Alison Chats with Swing Whistle Zing about raising a young professional musician

May 15, 2015 - 10:43am -- admin

I’d like to extend a warm welcome to Kindie musician, Alison Faith Levy
of The Sippy Cups!  Ever wondered how to encourage your kids to
follow their passions?  Today, Alison shares her family’s personal story
of nurturing the budding creativity in another professional musician in
her home, her son, Henry.  Take a moment and enjoy the story of the
musical journey this family has taken since Henry began creating his own

New album "The Start of Things" Available NOW - Get Yours today!!

April 18, 2015 - 9:21am -- admin

I'm so excited to share my new album with you all. Ten new 60s-infused, retro-pop songs for children with themes of self-expression, self-acceptance, self-empowerment, gardening, dancing frogs, insomnia, little lost ghosts, classroom animals, and rainbows! Click HERE to order physical CDs and downloads through CD Baby! Click HERE to get your copy delivered into your iTunes library!

It's time to do - the froggy dance!!

March 12, 2015 - 9:15am -- admin

Hope you all enjoy this brand new animated music video for The Froggy Dance, a song featured on my new album, The Start of Things, which will be released on April 21, 2015! Watch the video HERE! The Froggy Dance is based on a Yiddish nonsense poem that my mother and grandmother used to say to me, and it always made me giggle. It has been handed down through the generations of women in my family - and I decided to set it to music and create some additional characters and verses.

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New Stage Musical, New Album and New Animated Video in 2015!

January 20, 2015 - 4:57pm -- Alison

World of Wonder: The Musical, a full-length stage musical for young children and families based on my album World of Wonder, is being developed by a local musical theater company here in San Francisco! When there is more news about a production schedule and premiere, I will be sure to share it here.   PLUS:  My new album, The Start of Things, is coming out on April 21, 2015! Once again produced by the incredible Allen Clapp at Mystery Lawn Studio, with mind-blowing cover illustration and design by Michael Wertz.

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New Chanukah song - "All I Want for Chanukah is a Ukulele"!

December 16, 2014 - 4:32pm -- Alison

Happy Chanukah everyone! I'm so excited to share my brand new Chanukah song and video with you - click HERE to watch!  Here are the lyrics if you'd like to sing along:

All I want for Chanukah is a ukulele
I feel like I've been missing out on the uke melee
I'm the only girl on my block
without a cute little uke to rock
All I want for Chanukah is a uke

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A Moment With...Kindie Rocker Alison Faith Levy!

October 24, 2014 - 9:31am -- Alison

Kindie music trailblazer and founding member of The Sippy Cups,
Alison Faith Levy knows how to get the entire family moving and
grooving. With her Big Time Tot Rock Band, she brings dynamic
musicianship and live beats from World of Wonder, her forthcoming album.
From Lollapalooza to Austin City Limits, Alison loves performing, and
the San Francisco Public Library is her favorite performance venue.
Through an interview with Mariea Whittington, Millbrae Library Intern,
we learn more about Alison and her music!

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Sweet Live review from At-Home dad Matters!

August 26, 2014 - 1:42pm -- Alison

There’s Magic In The Music: Alison Faith Levy’s Big Time Tot Rock

Aug 12, 2014

One of the other dads bends down to hear my daughter over the
band’s acoustic euphony. She blurts out her excitement, her phone chord
curls bouncing in time with the beat.

“{{I have magic in
my hands and I can touch the walls and turn them different colors but
ACTually the magic is in my WHOLE body and if I want to I can BLAST it
all out but there will always be moooore!}}”