Stars of Kindie Rock

Stars of Kindie Rock: Dan Zanes
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Dan Zanes
Formerly the front man for the critically hailed 1980s band the Del Fuegos, the Pete Seeger–esque musician with the funny hair began recording what he calls "all-ages" music after having his first child in the mid '90s, and he has become the family-music genre's most outspoken and eloquent advocate. (Making family music, he says, involves "working at a much higher creative level than anything else I've done.") With collaborators like Sheryl Crow, Father Goose and Daphne Rubin-Vega, the Grammy winner has explored a range of music from Zulu folk to gospel.

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