Three Seattle Teachers Who Rock
Drew, Jack and Korum are three teachers who make kid’s music that grows out of their days in their classrooms. They continue to be praised across the country for singable, danceable songs that parents enjoy as much as their kids. Praised by People, Time, USA Today, The New York Times and NPR, Recess Monkey is known for prolific album output, high-energy shows and laugh-out-loud funny lyrics that capture the essence of being young. They drink a lot of coffee.
Mindy Thomas from SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live says, “These guys are able to tap into elementary school so well that it’s like they never left.” Recess Monkey has earned dozens of awards over its twelve year history. Their 2016 Amazon Original Family album Novelties was nominated for a GRAMMY Award for Best Children’s Album and their latest release is 2018’s Family Photo Album, a celebration of family and community with album art that features vintage family photos of Drew, Jack and Korum.
They’re played in high-rotation on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live where bassist Jack Forman also hosts a daily live call-in show, Live From the Monkey House. Their live shows often feature hilarious game show segments that are highly interactive and unpredictable, showcasing their pitch perfect understanding of what gets kids excited that has launched them into the national spotlight.
“There are bands you can’t go wrong with, and this is one of them.”