GITC Artist/Advocate – The Banana Slug String Band
The Banana Slug String Band was started in 1985 by four naturalists working for San Mateo Outdoor Education and Exploring New Horizons. They established themselves as an educational children’s band, teaching children about science, nature and ecology. Their best known song is “Dirt Made my Lunch.” Their album, “Goin’ Wild”, a CD dedicated to the Tetons in Wyoming won AFIM Indie Award, Children’s Album of the Year in the 2000. Over the years they have recorded their albums with many notable musicians including Joe Craven, George Winston, Laurie Lewis, and George Kahumoku.
Current Release: Only One Ocean
Dive in! Swim with us, alongside sea turtles and whales, on a musical odyssey into the Earth’s one mysterious, marvelous – and precious – ocean.
ONLY ONE OCEAN is 14 rockin’ new songs from the award-winning Banana Slug String Band all designed to inspire young people and their families to learn about and care for the ocean. Special guests include George Winston, Brett Dennen, Zach Gill & Grammy winners Victor Wooten and BeaSoleil avec Michael Doucet.