Best Children’s Album
East Coast Recording Company’s team of five producers from the Philadelphia area were awarded Best Children’s Album in this year’s GRAMMY Awards on February 12th 2012 for the Album All About Bullies. . .Big and Small.
The team edged out of over 130 other children’s albums, as the nominees were narrowed down to just five. All About Bullies…Big and Small is a 37 track compilation CD featuring national and international recording artists, contributing poems, spoken word and a variety of songs. This CD is one-of-a-kind because not only does it give advice to those children who are being bullied, but it gives advice to the bully, even going so far as to helping to find the root cause of bullying, yet in a fun and positive way.
This CD was done on a fully volunteer basis and 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the CD go to the National Center for Bullying Prevention, PACER Center Kids Against Bullying- pacerkidsagainstbullying.org. This is a nonprofit organization which assists schools in drawing awareness to the bullying epidemic, while helping children cope with the stresses of being victimized. This is the second GRAMMY Nominated CD to come out in as many years, produced by Warminster’s own East Coast Recording Company and Cool Beans Music.
The volunteer team of producers consists of Steve Pullara, Jim Cravero, Pat Robinson, Kevin Mackie and Gloria Domina. The CD’s roster of artists run the gamut from members of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band, to a member of Philadelphia’s own Hooters, to international recording artists, and coming full circle rounding it out with several local Philadelphia radio personalities. Some of these artists featured on this CD are: Steve Van Zandt, Eric Bazilian, Heidi Swedberg, Peter Alsop, Blue October, May Pang, Vini MADDOG Lopez, Keith Grimwood, Barry Louis Polisar, Frances England, Steve Pullara and His Cool Beans Band, Marla Lewis, John Flynn, Sugar Free Allstars & Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Debbie and Friends, The Battersby Duo, Oran Etkin,Eric Ode, Judy Pancoast, Dave Kinnoin, Helen Bruner & Terry Jones, Giorgio Onorato Aquilani, Jonathan Sprout, Pat Robinson, Ken Cowle, Les Julian, Bill Pere, Miss Amy, Bob Miles, Sunny Sauceda, Whitney Peyton with Only Human, Grover Silcox, Debbi Calton, Jim Cravero, Cyndy Drue, Michael Brant DeMaria, Nancy Schimmel, Skip Denenberg, Paula Lizzi and many, many more…
100% of the profits from the sale of this CD will be donated to: pacerkidsagainstbullying.org