the shanghai restoration project presents little dragon tales: classic chinese children's songs with a modern twist

This week, get your hands on the latest record from The Shanghai Restoration Project, Little Dragon Tales, a collection of twelve classic Chinese children's songs with a modern twist. The album features the adorable kids of Yip's Children's Choir Canada and provides a fun, accessible way for audiences of all ages to experience these famous, traditional tunes. And here's a fun video of said adorable kids doing their thing:

The album is available on iTunes and Amazon. They've also got an instrumental version available. For those of you in New York, The Shanghai Restoration Project producer Dave Liang will be celebrating the release of Little Dragon Tales with a release event this Thursday, December 1 at the China Institute. Here are some more details:
A Dialogue with Music Producer Dave Liang & Album Release Celebration for Little Dragon Tales: Chinese Children's Songs

Little Dragon Tales is a collection of 12 classic Chinese Children's songs with a modern twist. Join us for an exclusive release event at the China Institute where producer Dave Liang will go behind the scenes of the project and explore the backgrounds of the various songs. The multimedia presentation will include both audio and visual material featuring the kids of the Yip's Canada Children's Choir and a special appearance by Shanghainese jazz singer Le Zhang.

Join us for a light reception to celebrate the release of this exciting album following the talk and performance. The Shanghai Restoration Project will generously donate all proceeds to support future public programs in Arts & Culture.

Dave Liang is the Emmy winning creator and producer of The Shanghai Restoration Project, a musical group that blends traditional Chinese instrumentation and culture with hip-hop and electronica. His music has reached #1 on several electronic charts around the world and can often be heard in global advertising campaigns, television shows, and tastemaker radio programs. The group has received coverage in The New York Times, NPR's All Things Considered, BBC World Service, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Wall Street Journal.

Thursday, December 1 ~ 6:30 - 8 PM
$8 member / $10 non-member
I'm told that tickets are limited. For further details about the event, and to register, go to the China Institute website here. For more information about Little Dragon Tales, go to the official website here. And more on the music of The Shanghai Restoration Project, go here.

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