Muddy Water Beaver Dam Band
Chicago's favorite new kid's band has just completed work on an epic, original album involving more than one hundred children singers and forty guest musicians. The Sharp Cookies' irrepressibly-delightful, 'Muddy Water Beaver Dam Band' is a true concept album, filled with unforgettable musical characters like Ella Gorilla, Rathputin the Rattlethnake, the Singing Strummer, Rudy Rockhopper and The Subway Mouse. The delightful denizens of the Sharp Cookies' sonic universe are given wonderful visual dimensions in an accompanying sixteen-page booklet by Chicago artist and photographer, Kerry Firstenleit. In their previous lives as Chicago stage and studio pros, the founding members of the Sharp Cookies worked with everyone from Aretha Franklin, the Temptations to Buddy Guy. Now they are bringing their monstrous chops, technical wizardry and musical passion to the main stages of classic children's venues. 'Muddy Water Beaver Dam Band' is the culmination of inspired horseplay at the soundstages of Horse-drawn Productions and schools throughout Chicagoland. The Sharp Cookies irrepressible front man, Mr. Singer has an infectious knack for drawing unsuspecting folks into his musical web. Scores of kids, parents, educators and musicians have lent their high spirits and sweet voices to the Muddy Water Beaver Dam Band project. The result is a soaring, eclectic, enduring delight.