Mr Jeff 2000

Born and raised in New York (with a brief sojourn in New Jersey during his preteen years), Jeffrey Cohen lives in New York with his two sons. He has reviewed children’s music for the past nine years on his own blog. Jeff’s podcast, “MrJeff2000 Explains It All” is available through iTunes.




Growing Up by Josh Lovelace - August 2019
GROWING UP paints a charming portrait of life in the southeast region of the country. The 12 songs grew organically from conversations with his wife and two children, through the course of their day-to-day interactions. Read full review
This Little World by Al deCant - July 2019
Al isn't looking to create a theatrical musical based on his childhood. He's looking to bring simple concepts with accessible messages to kids (mostly) in driving range of his community. His songs are self-explanatory: "Don't Wake Up the Baby," "Read To Me," and "I Don't Wanna Go To Bed." His motives are transparent. His enthusiasm is infectious.Read full review
The Robot EP by Ants Ants Ants - July 2019
It's always fun when you play "guess the reference" with a new release, then read the press materials and it's a match or even better. Ants Ants Ants likes the good stuff and in return, they craft some fun new music for their young audiences. Find your inner robot and dance along.Read full review
Halo-Halo by Mista Cookie Jar - August 2019
The ever-prolific Mista Cookie Jar returns with another duet, this time with Little Miss Ann for the dessert-arrific "Halo-Halo." The song celebrates the Filipino treat of that name, which is concocted from coconut, mungo bean, shaved ice, corn, milk, and a scoop of ice cream.Read full review
Which One Am I? by Howie D - July 2019
WHICH ONE AM I? is professionally produced (by Tor Hyams) children's music, with many clever and personal songs, including the title track, plus "No Hablo Espanol" Read full review
Backstroke Raptor by The Story Pirates - July 2019
The power of good storytelling is in the retelling. Kids are notorious for wanting to hear and re-hear the same stories again and again, for reassurance and bonding. The Story Pirates have crafted a collection of 11 kid-inspired story-songs that sound as good the next time you hear them. And that's straight from the mouth of an eight-year-old.Read full review
All I Do Is Hop by Grin Brigade - August 2019
With 29 songs, there's a lot being thrown at listeners. If one doesn't grab your kids, there's another dozen where that one came from. Even adults can join the grin brigade with "Dog Alphabet," a true canine aficionado's listing of different breeds and their activities.Read full review
Canta Las Letras by 123 Andrés - June 2019
Crafted as a musical learning tool for children to learn letters and letter sounds in Spanish, CANTA LAS LETRAS focuses on cheerful rhythms and melodies.Read full review
Put Your Arms in the Air! by Cowboy Andy & The Salamanders - June 2019
The band's new PUT YOUR HANDS IN THE AIR continues the dual messages of "fun" and "for everyone."Read full review
Can You Feel It? by Jessa Campbell & the Saplings - June 2019
There's definitely an alternative feel to the music, led by the glorious lead vocals and harmonies of the title track. Read full review