Stars of Kindie Rock

Stars of Kindie Rock: David Weinstone
Beth Lien

David Weinstone and the Music for Aardvarks Band
While a teacher in a national music-education program in the 1990s — and before very many rockers for kids were making original music — the classically trained Weinstone had a revelation: he could write funnier, smarter songs. Since then, he has founded the nationally franchised music class Music for Aardvarks, appeared regularly on Nick Jr. and recorded 12 CDs, with a 13th slated for release later this year. Though plenty goofy, Weinstone takes on childhood grit like toilet training and racism and incorporates styles from Brazilian pop to glam rock.

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