Wayne Potash and the Music Fun Band
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Wayne Potash and the Music Fun Band

Boston, MA | Established. Jan 01, 2009 | INDIE | AFTRA

Boston, MA | INDIE | AFTRA
Established on Jan, 2009
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"Wayne Potash brief review"

If James Taylor had chops like Johnny Cash, he'd be Wayne Potash. Wayne's an exceptional children's music artist. - Kids Music Web


"Don't Forget the Donut"

Wayne Potash is a man who knows how to play to his audience. More importantly, he's not afraid to play with them. Don't Forget the Donut is a children's album in more than its choice of music. Potash performs 19 of the most memorable melodies in American music with bright, understated guitar playing and a friendly vocal delivery that positively begs the audience to sing along.
- Rambles Magazine


"Don't Forget the Donut CD review"

What fun! And what good listening for kids or anyone! While this is the fifth album from Boston area singer-songwriter Wayne Potash, it was our first exposure to this master of kids’ music. Arrangements are widely varied, tight, and nicely voiced with a range of instrumental combinations including guitar, banjo, bass guitar, drums, harmonica, fiddle, horns, accordion, piano, pennywhistle and children’s chorus.
Normally a primary pleasure in children’s albums is the original material — seeing how successfully the performer has identified andtouched upon the joys and fears within their young audiences. Often the standards and traditional songs are fillers. But here the arrangements are often sweet, as with Tad Hitchcock’s lead guitar on “When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin’ Along.” Similarly welcome are the contributions of the Boston Children’s School Children’s Chorus on five songs; they have the vocal texture of the enthusiastic young children, but with no distracting stray or sour voices.
Of the six songs by Potash, at least two will be keepers for teachers and others who sing with children. “Wiggly Tooth,” here nicely accompanied with guitar and pennywhistle, has a simple repeated eponymous refrain for sing-a-longs; with his “Lobster Dance” it’s easy to imagine the pleasure of children playing the roles of lobster, crab, and shark. Teachers may also want to consider the traditional “March of the Leprechauns” as another song for upon-their-feet fun.
Ironically, the one song that common sense would have suggested dropping — a weak a cappella version of “Haul Away Joe” which quickly dissolves into laughter — has survived repeated listenings and still brings a smile.
- Sing Out Magazine


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We are currently recording our first album, but individually we have released many CDs! See bios for more details!

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The Best Music For Kids That Grownups Can Dig!

“An amazing musician for little kids,” says Zooglobble. “Wayne is one of the hardest working guys in the business-he’s got shows all over town! And all that hard work really shines through in his polished and refined concerts," BostonChildrensMusic.com. Booklist says “Potash knows his young audience, and his music mirrors their likes and stirs their enthusiasms.” "Fresh and fun," Kids Rhythm and Rock

Wayne's solo and band performances for young audiences are interactive and high energy. He plays at schools, libraries, parks, museums, clubs, theaters, and festivals all over New England. He does extra fun Rock & Roll Birthday parties as well as ongoing music and movement school programs with over twenty years of experience!