NEW ALBUM OUT NOW!

COME ON UNDER the big umbrella… THERE’S ROOM FOR EVERYONE

Welcome to a place where individuality is celebrated and kindness wins the day. Inspired by and written with students, teachers and families, enriched by a handful of classic pop songs that underscore the message, our 10th studio album Under the Big Umbrella is full of hope for a future with “room for everyone.”

12 NEW RECORDINGS!

COVER SONGS by the BEATLES, JIMMY CLIFF, WOODY GUTHRIE & Diana Ross!

FEATURED PERFORMANCES BY SONIA DE LOS SANTOS & DAVID GIBB!

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“It’s filled with inclusive messages and beautiful images for kids. An incredible treat for the ears. You’re going to love it!


— Laurie Berkner, Kids' Music Superstar
“Under the Big Umbrella continues to bring the joy.”

— -- Bill Childs, Spare the Rock on PRX/KUTx radio
These joyful, hopeful, and inspiring songs encourage young people to believe in themselves and strive for a better world. Highly recommended, especially for school and public library children’s music collections!
— Midwest Book Review
Effervescent children’s advocate Brady Rymer proves once again that one of the best ways to spread joy is through music.
— Jeffrey Cohen, GeekDad and MrJeff2000 reviews
Brady Rymer has done it again, together with his multi-talented bandmates. They have created a lyrical map that embraces a variety of music styles and celebrates people of different abilities.
— Paul Butler, host of Imagination Parade Radio!
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“Well-crafted and masterfully produced, Under the Big Umbrella is new and fun – but still familiar. It’s like a surprise visit from a well-loved friend.”
— Kenny Curtis, SiriusXM Satellite Radio
A collection of original and cover songs that encourage listeners to be kind to themselves and one another as well as to do good out in the world.”
— Kids Rhythm and Rock
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...an expansive sound and lyrics that welcome all. It’s a sunny set of tracks, hopeful in many ways.
— Zooglobble
Your ability to listen, reflect and give through your art is extraordinary. You have given us the tools to help our students, of all abilities and backgrounds, understand, accept and truly enjoy one another.
— Melissa O'Keefe, Music Teacher, H.C. Johnson Elementary School, Jackson, NJ
“Once again Brady Rymer sings his way to cooperation, tolerance and celebrating diversity in his latest release, Under The Big Umbrella.”
— Katie Stone/KUNM Children’s Hour Host

PR contacts: Beth Blenz-Clucas and Talia Smith, Sugar Mountain PR, (503) 293-9498, beth@sugarmountainpr.com, talia@sugarmountainpr.com

Who’s Who Under the Big Umbrella!

Brady Rymer: Bass, Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Vocals, Mandolin, Ukulele, Drum and Percussion Programming, Harmonica

Claudia Mussen: Backing Vocals

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Liz Queler: Backing Vocals

Seth Farber: Piano, Organ, Wurlitzer, Harpsichord, Synthesizer, Clavinet, Accordion

Larry Eagle: Drums on “I’m Coming Out”

Jeremy Chatzky: Bass on “Different is Beautiful (Like a Rainbow)”

Marty Rifkin: Dobro on “You Do You,” Pedal Steel Guitar on “Don’t You Push Me Down”

Bill Holloman: Horn Arrangements, Saxophones, Trumpet, Trombone

Sonia De Los Santos: Guest Vocal on “Don’t You Push Me Down”

David Gibb: Guest Vocal on “With A Little Help From My Friends”

Daisy Rymer: Backing Vocals on “With A Little Help From My Friends”

Willow Wilcenski: Backing Vocals on “With A Little Help From My Friends”

Janet Zapien: Backing Vocals on “Don’t You Push Me Down”

Rob Paparozzi: Harmonica on “Different is Beautiful (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)”

Missy O’Keefe (Director) and the HC Johnson Elementary School Choir: Vocals on “Don’t You Push Me Down”, “Different is Beautiful (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)”

Jennifer Kennedy (Director) and the Southold Elementary School Choir: Vocals on “Under the Big Umbrella”

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Produced by: Brady and Bridget Rymer

Recorded by: Brady Rymer at home

Additional recording and mixing by: Dave Darlington, Bass Hit Studios, NYC

“Under the Big Umbrella” Mixed by: Dan Myers, Dirt Floor Studios, Denville, NJ

Mastered by: Jim DeMain, Yes Mastering, Nashville, TN

Illustrations and Design by: Emily Balsley

Band Photo by: Jayme Thornton

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