Skip to main content

Ella Jenkins Interview

Ella Jenkins, world-reknowned children's recording artist, released her first 10-inch vinyl album, Call and Response: Rhythm Group Singing, on Moses Asch's original Folkways Records, in 1957. Since then, she has released more than 30 albums containing hundreds of songs. Her universally appealing songs present simple melodies, interesting rhythms, easy-to-understand lyrics, and are usually recorded with youngsters singing along. Ella's playful and captivating songs help children appreciate themselves and understand others. In 2003 she sat down for an interview with Michael Asch (Moses's son) to reflect on her career. More about Ella Jenkins
Related Album Call and Response