Brooklyn-based two-time GRAMMY award winner Lucy Kalantari is an artist, composer, and producer passionate about creating children’s media. She is the frontwoman and bandleader for Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats. She just released a new music video for her song “Art” off of her EP What Kind Of World?
Her album All the Sounds won the Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album and in 2020, Kalantari produced, recorded and arranged the Grammy award-winning album All the Ladies, by Joanie Leeds. Her latest EP, What Kind of World?, had the title track named Biggest Songs of 2021 by SiriusXM Kids Place Live. Her music promotes joy, and inspires community while highlighting the power of resilience.
She is a full time music creator and mother to an nine-year-old musician, and she still takes time to mentor, teaching high school and college students to pursue their passions.
The video for her song “Art” features handdrawn art by by seven-year-old Hannah, and directed by Matt Mayers. The song is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking song that addresses the evolution of self, growth, and how things don’t last very long.
To accompany the video, she created a worksheet for listeners to express themselves in response to the song’s message.
The music video for “Art” is out now.