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LUCY KALANTARI & THE JAZZ CATS
August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lucy Kalantari is passionate about creating children’s media that brings joy, inspires community and highlights the power of resilience. She’s the frontwoman and bandleader for Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats, making bilingual, jazz age-inspired music for families. “Think Squirrel Nut Zippers for the younger set.” — Red Tricycle
Her album All the Sounds, won the GRAMMY® Award for Best Children’s Album, bringing joy and pride to the Dominican Republic, where she grew up. In 2020, Kalantari produced, recorded and arranged the GRAMMY® Award winning album All the Ladies, by Joanie Leeds, an impactful collection of songs to empower young girls and shape future minds of the world. In her latest EP, What Kind of World?, the title track was named Biggest Songs of 2021 by SiriusXM Kids Place Live.
Born to Latin American parents (Dominican & Puerto Rican), she writes swingin’ tunes both in English and in Spanish. Kalantari’s songs have been featured on Universal Kids and can often be found topping the charts on SiriusXM Kids Place Live and on rotation on NBCUniversal’s Snug’s House, as well as other family programs around the country.