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Octopretzel: If I Were a Song.... (our brand new release)
Sarita produced and recorded this new release with her band-mate, Melita Doostan. Fun, engaging and creative folk music that kids (and their parents) love! Silly, sweet and whimsical - guaranteed to get you singing along!
Genre: Kids/Family: General Children's MusicRelease Date: 2011
Bubble Juice: Real Music for Kids of All Ages
Sarita's all original songs hand crafted to inspire awe, thoughtfulness, creativitiy and fun in children of all ages. Bubblejuice is real music for kids. Gentle and powerful, Sarita's songs aim to remind children about the the magical nature of our planet. Co-produced with John Schroeder, this album features many songs which have become folk classics in communities all over the world. Click on the image to learn more, listen, and purchase. Genre: Kids/Family: General Children's Music Release Date: 2004
Songlines: Folk music inspired by distant travels
Ethnic-spirit-folk music inspired by travels throughout Latin America, India, and Europe. All original songs recorded with phenomenal musicians from around the globe. Moroccan guimbri, Indian tablas and sitar, African harps and many many other instruments create a soothing and inspiring soundscape behind Sarita's thoughtful lyrics. This album is a journey. Genre: Folk: Modern Folk Release Date: 2001
Bingo Americana: A home-grown love potion
Analogue, vintage machines, unique horn arrangements, sultry female vocals, lyrics that move you and soothe you: a home-grown love potion. Unique production and compostions by Sarita Pockell and John SchroederGenre: Pop: Folky Pop Release Date: 2003
Kid Kaleidoscope: A Bay Area Cult Classic (very few left in print)
A Rootsy, Psychodelic, Fun Loving, Conscious-Raising, album for CHILDREN of all ages. A collaboration by many Bay Area musicians and artists...Kid K is a labor of love and embodies the unique spirit which occurs with collaboration between talented artists with a common intention. Bound to become a classic.Genre: Kids/Family: Kid Friendly Release Date: 2000
Hamsa Lila: Gathering One
Sarita and her husband, John Schroeder, were founding members of this award-winning world music band and toured with them for over three years. She has several original compositions on this album and can be heard as a lead vocalist, and on Kora and percussion instruments. The album was produced by Yossi Fine, who recently recorded Vieux Farka Toure, the son of one of Sarita's musical heroes, Ali Farka Toure. The album is worth a listen and the image below links to a digital download as well.