Kindie Rocker and Purchase College Alum Jason Rabinowitz ’00 Earns Grammy Nomination


Named one of the 25 Best Bands for Kids 2012 by Time Out New York Kids, the kindie rock band The Pop Ups just received a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Children’s Album for Radio Jungle, their second CD.Purchase College alum Jason Rabinowitz ’00 (studio composition) is one half of the Brooklyn-based musical duo who, “reflect the creativity percolating on the independent children’s music scene,” according to the Wall Street Journal. Jacob Stein is the other half.

Rabinowitz is also a founding member, frontman, and primary songwriter for The Bloodsugars, a synth-pop quartet who describe their music this way: “imagine a house designed by Paul Simon, built by Prince, and decorated by The Flaming Lips and you’ll have some idea of where The Bloodsugars live.”

The 55th annual Grammy Awards show will air on February 10.

Click here for more information about Purchase College Conservatory of Music and the School of the Arts.

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