On My Dads Shoulders
'LJ writes songs to make you laugh and think. His audience laughed ...heads bobbed...it was like magic!' -The NY Times 'LJ has created a recording to stir the imagination and create new possibilities for life!' -Booklist 'It's a joy to see work as unique and fine as yours!' -Diana Huss greene, Editor-in-Chief Parents Choice Magazine 'Your delightful selection of original music entertained all ages!' -Diane Suarez Phillips, Coordinator of Youth Programs-North Carolina Museum of Art Les Julian has entertained thousands of children and adults in hundreds of schools, colleges, libraries, museums, senior centers, park and recreation shows, theaters and arts festivals. His award-winning original songs illuminate universal themes of human life while celebrating the diversity of the world through a variety of exciting musical styles. A master on both nylon string and electric guitars, with an unforgettable voice and rubbery storyteller's face, Mr. Julian is a singer of stories that one critic said, '...delight and transport.' Songs that both entertain and educate. LJ is a past president of the Connecticut Songwriters Association. He has also worked using music theraputically in hospitals, health centers and at Hospice. LJ is a winner of a Parents Choice Gold Award and an American Library Assn. Notable Recording for Children. Parent's Magazine picked his recording Color Outside The Lines as one of the five Best of 1996 in the nation. In that same article the reviewer Martin Kohn wrote,' his song 'Donkey in a Ditch' may be the best chidren's song ever about a basic dilemma: Should we help our fellow creatures even if they do nothing to help us? When it comes to kids' music, Les is more.' His release, Living In The Land Of Ooh,Aah won a Parents Choice Recommended Award for 1998 and Les is proud to announce his latest CD, On My Dad's Shoulders, a collection of new uplifting songs for kids and families has won a Parents Choice Recommended Award for 2002 and a 2002 National Parenting Publications Honors Award!