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Videos archive at Kid’s Music Matters

Cinderella is here!

January 24 2011

Hi Everyone,

Thanks again for voting for your favorite “fairy”! As you know, the fairy Godfather won the fairy contest by popular demand, and he’s read to make his cartoon debut!

Presenting Debbie and Friends’ “Cinderella” song. It’s the classic tale with a twist, including self-esteem and friendship messages for kids.

ENJOY!

Thank you to Planet Sunday for the amazing animation work! You guys are the greatest!

Debbie and Friends DVD Shoot - Cafe 939 Berklee

December 19 2010

Yesterday, the band and I had the great opportunity to make music with some of our fan families as a 4-camera crew and audio recording team captured our time together at Berklee’s Cafe 939.

The videos will be part of our new DVD, scheduled to be released on March 29, 2011. We’ll have a special DVD release concert at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA on March 26 (mark your calendars!) Click here to order tickets.

The DVD shoot was a such a fun time! My favorite moments were when all of the families were singing our songs along with us, as strongly as the band. Very special!

The following are some pictures from the day.

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Mike and Debbie
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Debbie and Friends Fans
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Un-Freezing the Band!
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Debbie, Eric, and the kids!
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Mike and Sue

Debbie & Friends DVD Shoot

November 13 2010

Debbie and Friends DVD - March 2011

We’re inviting you and your family to be part of our live-action, full-band video shoot at Berklee’s Cafe 939 in Boston! The event is FREE, but space is limited, so please RSVP today! (see below)

Details & Prizes: The shoot will last 45 minutes. We’ll play songs, tell jokes, and have lots of fun while the cameras are rolling! Each child will go home with a certificate of participation and every family will receive a coupon for a FREE D&F DVD (Release date is March 29, 2011). We’ll have other fun surprises including discounts to nearby restaurants for lunch that day, tattoos, stickers, and more.

Date: Saturday, December 18

Location: Cafe 939 is located at 939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

RSVP Today: Please send an email with your name and the number of kids/adults in your party, along with a contact number for Debbie to call and confirm. Please RSVP to the following email address:
rsvp@debbieandfriends.net

Parent Release: Please note, by participating in the live action shoot, you will be granting permission for Debbie and Friends to include images of yourself and your family on the DVD.

“I hope you can join us!” -Debbie

Sneak Preview! Our Cinderella Cartoon

October 7 2010

Thanks again to everyone who voted for their “favorite fairy” to be part of our new Cinderella song and cartoon music video! As we announced a few weeks ago, the Fairy Godfather won and we are having so much fun working on his lines! We are hard at work on both the song and the cartoon.

Here’s a special “sneak preview” into the music and animation currently in production.

Watch for news of the final version being released in December. Thanks again for voting!

A Cinderella Story Song

August 29 2010

We’re at it again! Debbie and Friends has teamed up with the talented folks at Planet Sunday to bring you another animated music video. This one is going to be a rockin’ adaptation of the Cinderella story (with a slightly different ending).

You may recognize some of the characters from other Debbie and Friends’ cartoons. Here’s a sneak preview of what’s in the works and slated to be released in time for the holiday season.

First, meet Cinderella and her animal friends.

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Next, a preview of Cinderella having a great time at the ball. Notice the band playing in the background… look familiar???

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And finally, a new and improved Prince. We adjusted him slightly from the picture above after getting some really helpful feedback from you, our wonderful fan families!

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We’ll post more as the project progresses. For the latest updates on Cinderella and all Debbie and Friends animated music videos, please subscribe to our YouTube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/debbiecavalier

Thanks everyone!

-Debbie

Opposite - A New Cartoon!

July 19 2010

Here is a new cartoon music video from Debbie and Friends based on one of our favorite songs, “Opposite.”

Just like before, there is a spider cameo in this one. See if you and your kids can find it!

Thanks to Robert Heath of Barkley Studios and Goichi Hirata for the Character designs, and Greg David for the backgrounds and production, both from Planet Sunday. Thanks also to my wonderful band and producer, Mike Carrera!

Enjoy!

Debbie

Thank you, from Debbie and Friends

July 14 2010

This is a special thank-you video to all of our fantastic fan families who have been so supportive of Debbie and Friends! Thank you for the wonderful memories. There are lots more to be made!

I hope you enjoy it!

-Debbie

Opposite - A cartoon in development

June 24 2010

Here’s a sneak preview of our new animated music video in the works. It’s based on one of our favorite songs, “Opposite.” Check out how well the guys in the band can dance!

This is a pre-production teaser, and features the amazing animation work of Greg David and Goichi Hirata from Planet Sunday. It also features the wonderful character design work of Robert Heath of Barkley Studios. The final version should be out by the end of the summer.


The band and I hope you enjoy it!

-Debbie

EarthFest 2010 Fun!

May 24 2010
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Debbie and Friends at EarthFest 2010

Thanks to everyone who came out to share EarthFest with us last weekend. We had a great time with all of you! For those of you who couldn’t join us, the following is a video shot by our good friend Amber Bobnar of Boston Children’s Music. It’s the “Simon Says” song complete with the “BAND FREEZE” section!

“Where’s the Spider” Contest!

May 8 2010

All Debbie & Friends cartoons include a very quick “spider cameo.” It happens so fast that it’s easy to miss!

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The Spider Cameo in “Home Run Ronnie”

I have a challenge for you, our awesome fan families…
FIND THOSE SPIDERS!

To enter the contest, watch our music videos in the player below and try to find the spider in each one! Parents: simply jot down the approximate time the spider appears in each video, and send me an email with the answers for all six: Debbie [@] debbieandfriends.net on or before June 14, 2010.

For Example:
Home Run Ronnie: spider appears at 3:57
…and so on…

The band and I will throw the names of all the entering families into a hat on June 15, and draw the name of the lucky winner who will receive a Debbie & Friends Prize Package that includes a D&F T-shirt, two CDs, an egg shaker, and a personalized note.

To view the movies in fullscreen mode, click “Fullscreen” at the bottom of the player.

Have fun and good luck finding those spiders!

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