Cousins Jamboree reviewed by School Library Journal

Cousins Jamboree. CD. 42 min. Prod. by Holcomb Rock Records. Dist. 2010. ISBN unavail. $15. PreS-Gr 3–Hope Harris’s album is a delightful combination of toe-tapping, sing-along ditties and quiet lullabies. The 14 original songs, along with the traditional “Five Little Monkeys” and “Down in the Valley,” cross a wide variety of genres from jazz to country and many […]

Cousins Jamboree makes year-end list at

Cousins Jamboree was selected as one of the best CD’s for children of 2011 by Hope Harris - Cousins Jamboree Ages: 4+ Producer: Holcomb Rock Road, LLC CD Price: $15.00 Cousins Jamboree is decidedly energetic. Songs such as “Howdy Hello,” “Hang on Friend,” “I Love Apples,” and the fun loving title track all exude country warmness and […]

Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine , September 2011

2. COUSINS JAMBOREE Hope Harris Songs for mischievous monkeys and an otter that “wraps up in the kelp” turn little ones into piles of giggles, but crazy confessions in “I Am an Alien” take the cake. Holcomb Rock Road, $19. Ages 3 to 10. View article as pdf here   Visit Scholastic Parent & Child […]

Cousin’s Jamboree Reviewed by Kalamazoo Parent Magazine

With a 2011 Parents’ Choice® Silver Honor Award for her new CD Cousins Jamboree proudly in hand, independent children’s musician Hope Harris is all set to share her music with the world! Rocking songs, whimsical songs, heartfelt songs, and soon-to-be sing-along-songs combine on this 16-track album of Hope Harris originals and arrangements, each one set […]

Hope Featured in “Mommy’s Alright”

♪ Yeehaw, ya’ll! It’s Hope Harris’ “Cousins Jamboree” takin’ you down home for some country fun. This southern belle kindly introduces herself in “Howdy Hello” and welcomes her lil’ listeners to the jamboree on the second track. It’s a fun record with ditties about critters, manners and friendship, plus a sleepy-time ballad toward the end […]

Cousin’s Jamboree reviewed on “Out with the Kids”

ONE TRACK MIND: Hope Harris “Cousins Jamboree” ONE TRACK MIND, OWTK Kid’s Music News — By Jeff on August 5, 2011 at 10:27 am HOPE HARRIS “COUSINS JAMBOREE” There’s a little bit of Nashville in the title track of Hope Harris’ first non-lullaby family album.  The song, an energetic celebration of spending time with all […]

Hope Comes to Town

from the Charlottesville Daily Progress: Hope Harris took the long way to get to town. Most folks from Lynchburg just ride right on down U.S. 29. Harris is coming back to Charlottesville by way of New York City. “I was born and raised in Lynchburg,” the actress and singer said. “After I graduated from the […]

Hope in the Lynchburg News & Advance

Teaching kids about kindness through song When singer/actress Hope Harris moved from New York City to Richmond two years ago, it wasn’t long before she was inspired to write. “Suddenly, all of these songs … just erupted,” says Harris, a Lynchburg native and E.C. Glass graduate. “I started writing like crazy.” …read the full story […]

Hope on WDBJ

Second annual Children’s Holiday Festival at Amazement Square Hope on WDBJ 7 with Bob Grebe The event features all that Amazement Square has to offer, plus a children’s concert and a lot more. There are two seating times available, 8-to-10 a.m. and 11am-to-1pm. see the full story here