â€¦.In this song â€“ filled narrated adventure, youâ€™ll take a bath in the CLEAN MAHCINE â€¦learn to cross the street safely with ISH KABIBLLE JR., â€¦.. and at school weâ€™ll count numbers at the ROLLY POLLY TAYTER BUG DANCE â€¦..weâ€™ll also meet their friends from the land down under, those KRAZY KOOOOKABORO BIRDSâ€¦.and their GREEN EYED WHALE and the huggable SLIPPIDY SLOPPIDY SLOOPERS â€¦.so come along for the adventure of a lifetime with BOOPER Baâ€™ Nooper, Myrdle, and ISH KABIBLLE JRâ€¦( for ages 3-12 and big kid adults too! )
Dennis Massa, composer, narrator, and principal talent, is a graduate of Nassau Community College, NY (Applied Science in Criminal Justice) and David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN. (BA : in Counseling/ Theology, Languages: Koine Greek, German & Classical Hebrew). He has pursued and been active in Music all his life and is currently writing and recording for children of all ages.
Dennis first started playing guitar at the age of nine, inspired by Elvis Presleyâ€™s â€œ Blue Suede Shoesâ€. He went on to study music in Nashville, becoming part of a traveling troupe of musicians, playing to audiences throughout the south and Midwest. His wide range of interests included fund raising for anti- drug youth groups.
Dennis, best known for his original songs, and off-beat childrenâ€™s music such as : WACKY WACKY WABBITTS, ISH KABIBBLE, AND THE KOOOKABORO JAMBOREE, delivers a refreshing new sound to childrenâ€™s music. He approaches each song or group of songs, as a visual idea. First he invents a character or situation and then designs songs around his characters & creations.
In addition to writing songs, playing guitar & violin, he also builds guitars and violins, and creates original Sumi-e watercolor art. Dennis has been a past president of the NY Sumi-e Watercolor Association of America, under the tutelage of Master Sumi-e Artist , Mitsuko Bickham.
Whose works have been exhibited at the National Arts Gallery in NYC.
Dennisâ€™s potential in music video and performing offer strong opportunities for creating a comprehensive multi-media product, including coloring books, animated / live music videoâ€™s, sing-along books, audio CDsâ€™ T.V. /cable kids show, and much more. His fresh approach to childrens music, entice youngsters of any age to sing and learn as they are drawn into the world of his marvelous creations.
Special thanks to Producer Chris Pati and John Tabacco at Guru Projects, for great recordings and mixing, they can be contacted at www.guruproject.com
Chris Pati for : album direction, narrations, keyboards, electric guitar, & production/story direction. John Tabacco: edits, mixing, keyboards. Nick Di Mauro- edits engineering. Young Scotto Savitt, Chris Pati, & Travis- Becky â€“ Richard Mayes, Cathy Tabacco for great narrations . Beth Jacobsen- penny whistle on â€œKookaboro Jamboree.
Recently remastered by John Tabacco "Sound Archeology- TM software " ......
Check out the artist's website:
1. Uncle Grumps Intro: narration
2. CLEAN MACHINE
3. Ish Crosses the Street: narration
4. ISH KABIBBLE
5. Counting with Miss Apple Puss: narration
6. ROLLY POLLY TATER BUG DANCE
7. Booper, Ish & Myrtle Fly : narration
8. KOOKABURROW JAMBOREE
9. Meeting a Stranger :narration
10. SNARK THE SHARK
11. Finally back home : narration
12. CONRAD The HOMEWORK ROBOT
13. dinner talk : narration
14. SLIPPIDY SLOPPIDY SLOOOPERS
15. Uncle Grumps Outro: narration
16. We'll Do The Boop - A- Loo