Aaron Nigel Smith

CHILDREN'S REGGAE MUSIC

About

Biography

 

Aaron Nigel Smith's “Call To Action” is to get kids and families to sing, dance and play together. In 2002 he founded FUNdamentals of Music and Movement, an arts program which is now the     program of choice to over 100 early education centers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, NewYork and Boston. His fun, inspired, and lively show is guaranteed to get the audience off their feet.

 

In 2005, Aaron’s debut CD release, Let’s Pretend, won the NAPPA & IParenting Media Awards.  His 2010 CD "Everyone Loves to Dance, received a Parents’ Choice Award and recognition in People   Magazine.  In 2009 he collaborated with Ziggy Marley on a Bob Marley kids record, B is for Bob.   Aaron Nigel Smith joined the cast of PBS Kids show, Between the Lions in 2008.

 

In 2009 Aaron and his wife of 15 years Diedre, formed the non-profit One World Chorus with the goal of building bridges internationally through choral singing. There are currently over 500 children involved in the music outreach programs in Portland, Los Angeles, New York, Kenya & Jamaica. In 2012 One World Chorus released a debut CD, Welcome to the Village, to critical acclaim. People Magazine and USA today recognized the project as one of the best children’s releases of the year and the CD received a Parents’ Choice Award!

 

In the summer of 2013 in a partnership with the City of Lake Oswego, The Lake Oswego Library and Northwestern Mutual, Aaron launched the Rox in Sox Children’s Music & Book Festival. This one-day free event features some of the nations leading talent from the worlds of family music and literature. Aaron’s simple mission is to connect and empower children, families and communities through music.

LIVE

 

 July 30

 1:00pm

  Rox in Sox Portland

  King School Park

  Portland, OR 97211

 

 August 21

 1:00pm

 Kidstock

 North Hempstead Beach Park

 Manhasset, NY 11030

 

 September 3

 2:00pm

 Rox in Sox Jamaica

 Emanicipation Park

 Kingston, Jamaica

 

 September 18

 3:40pm

 Wiggle Out Loud

 Myriad Botanical Gardens

 301 W Reno Ave,

 Oklahoma City, OK

 

 October 12

 6:30pm

 Gesa Power House Theatre

 111 North 6th Avenue

 Walla Walla, WA 99362

 

News

 

For more than 15 years, Aaron Nigel Smith has worked to educate, entertain and empower youth around the world through music. His latest recording One is a collection of lively, original reggae tunes, along with Jamaican & African folk songs.

 

This eleven track album, out on April 22, 2016, features reggae music icon, Ernie Smith along with appearances by Dubtonic Kru, Ras I, and Grammy Award-winning children’s music performers Father Goose and Tommy Shepherd (Alphabet Rockers). Aaron Nigel Smith shares a message of peace and love for family, neighbors and community with this his 5th album for children. Award-winning reggae music veteran Deleon “Jubba” White, co-produced this special project and helps to bring Aaron’s sound to a new level.

 

Store

 

Booking

FOR BOOKING CONTACT:

John Waldman

Great Knight Productions

970-879-7179

greatknight@comcast.net

 

SCHOOLS IN OREGON & WASHINGTON CONTACT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESS CONTACT:

Beth Blenz Clucas

Sugar Mountain PR

503-293-9498

beth@sugarmountainpr.com

 

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