Chicken & ABC’s
Marisa Martinez, Jenny Kerr & Philbillie
Fun, educational songs that are uplifting and danceable, great for
audience participation. Good for children ages 1 to 100, with instrumentation
ranging from fiddle, banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, and guitar.
San Francisco native, Oxford drop-out, and reformed expat, Jenny Kerr
turned her back on the classical music of her grandmother (a renowned
composer and violist) to embrace a mix of American roots styles that
stretch the boundaries of style and genre. A poetic songwriter, multi-instrumentalist
(fingerstyle guitar, clawhammer banjo, harmonica, dobro), Jenny has
toured Europe eight times on the country/blues/roots circuit, and headlined
festivals in 13 countries.
Marisa Martinez is a national board-certified
kindergarten teacher in the San Francisco Unified School District.
She released a children’s
CD, produced by Philbillie, that won the prestigious Parents’ Choice
Silver Medal Award this year, that featured the playing of Jenny and