GARY ROSEN children's musician For Information and Booking: 
Mary Shea Rosen
GMR Records
Box 651, Brattleboro, VT 05302

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"Gary Rosen is always a treat...utterly charming."
--Moira McCormick, Family Fun

"...acute wit and marvelous melody"


CD's Available for Sale
Gary Rosen Sings a.a. Milne
Pet Sounds
Teddy Bears' Picnic

Award-Winning Children's Musician Gary Rosen Releases New Album - read more...
Gary Rosen Sings a.a. Milne

Features songs of Winnie the Pooh author, a.a. Milne

Parents' Choice Silver Award    
Film Advisory Board of Excellence  
4+ Honors from National Parenting Publications Awards


"...a lovely smattering, or smackeral as Tigger would say, of Pooh-related songs, some upbeat, some touching and tender, all well-produced....Three cheers for Rosen, his children,
and oh yes, for Pooh too."
Jon Potter, Arts & Entertainment Editor, Brattleboro VT Reformer

"......rollicking and sensitive...the CD sweetly conveys the essence of the beloved bear and the wit of his creator"
Paul Shackman, Booklist, American Library Association

Those lucky enough to have seen Gary Rosen and his children perform live know that at some point during the show a special, secret bear wearing a red vest and a big smile strolls out from the wings, usually looking for some honey. read more...

For thirty years, Gary Rosen, formerly of Rosenshontz fame and a children's music pioneer, has entertained millions of children and parents throughout the United States with his imaginative and witty style of music and humor.

With Rosenshontz, Gary has seven award winning albums (Parents Choice Gold Award, ALA Notable Recording) and three videos (L.A. Parent's Video Award).

Gary is a recipient of numerous Special Awards from ASCAP and is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He has a catalog of more than one hundred recorded songs.

His performance credits include:

  • The White House
  • Boston's Colonial Theater
  • New York's Town Hall
  • The Smithsonian in Washington
  • Chicago's Poplar Creek
  • Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall
  • Philadelphia's Annenberg Center

Gary has appeared on The Disney Channel, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, NBC's Today Show and CNN's Showbiz. In addition, he has sung the National Anthem at Fenway Park and composed songs for Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Gary's performances are endorsed by the Vermont Arts Council and Meet The Composer.

A graduate of Oberlin College, Gary made his home in Vermont with his wife and 3 children who carry on his music and Teddy Bears' Picnics.

Currently Available from GMR Records

Gary Rosen Sings a.a. Milne - $14.98 plus shipping
Gary Rosen Sings a.a. Milne - CD for Sale

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click to hear Off to Discover the Pole
click to hear One Sweet Song
click to hear What Shall We Do About Poor Little Tigger

Gary's July 2006 release, celebrates the 80th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh . Sweet as hunny, Lela, Penn & Eliza Rosen join Gary in 18 poems by a.a. Milne, set to music by Harold Fraser-Simson, Milne's contemporary. "Sneezles", "Buckingham Palace", "Halfway Down", "The More it Snows", "Disobedience" and 13 more delightful songs.

Award of Excellence from the Film Advisory Board: "..wonderful tunes for children and the child in all of us...delightful vocals and musical arrangements".


Pet Sounds - $14.98 plus shipping

Pet Sounds - CD for Sale

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Pet Sounds, features Gary's whimsical humor (On his "Funny Farm" dogs say "meow" and ducks "moo") as well as his thoughtful inspiration ("The Best That I Can"). Penn, Lela and Eliza Rosen inspired many of Gary's songs and join him in performance.

"Pet Sounds"  Wins Gold & Silver
, has won the most prestigious Gold Award for 2005 from NAPPA , National Parenting publications, representing 50 regional parenting publications and online at . read more...


Teddy Bears' Picnic - $14.98 plus shipping

Teddy Bears' Picnic - CD for Sale
click to hear Rock 'n' Roll Teddy Bear (with NRBQ's Terry Adams)
click to hear The Three Bears

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Teddy Bears' Picnic is a winner of the 2002 NAPPA Honors, the 2001 Early Childhood News' Director's Choice Award, the 2000 Children's Music Web Award for Best Song for Young Children ("Rock n' Roll Teddy Bear" -- download the MP3 below!), 1999 Parent's Guide Award, a 1999 Parents' Choice Award, a Year's Best CD by Scholastic Parent & Child, and the Top Music of 1999 by Sesame Street Parents.


Cookin' - $14.98 plus shipping
Cookin' - CD for Sale
click to hear Blackberry Pickin' (with Carly Simon)
click to hear Kelly The Caterpillar

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Cookin', his previous CD, is a 2002 Parents' Guide Classic Audio and a 1996 National Parenting Publications Gold Award winner, with guest artist Carly Simon, and produced by Tom "T-Bone" Wolk (Saturday Night Live, Hall & Oates).