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  • Happy 90th Birthday, Ella Jenkins!

    On August 6, 2014, pioneering, inspiring, and award-winning children’s musician and educator Ella Jenkins will turn 90 years old. From first learning harmonica as a child to earning the first GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award given to a children’s artist, Ella has continued to live a life filled with rhythm and song.

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    Happy 90th Birthday, Ella Jenkins! | Smithsonian Folkways Recordings