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"Golden Slumbers is probably one of the most gratifying projects I’ve ever been a part of. I meet families all the time that used this CD for their kids’ bedtime ritual—and the one thing I hear consistently, is that once the disc went into the CD player in a child’s room, it never came out! That this music has been such a personal and integral part of so many kids’ early lives is amazingly humbling—I’m thrilled it’s getting a re-release for a whole new generation of parents and kids to discover". ~ Dave Koz

"This is a real sleeper of an album, literally. Smooth-jazz musicians—including Peter White, Dave Koz, Norman Brown, David Benoit, and others—play music here to put babies to sleep. Fans of New Age music, specifically what came out of the Pacific Northwest in the ‘80s, may find many of these 14 tracks reminiscent of that period. Long-time listeners of smooth-jazz radio may be reminded of the kind of ethereal, spacey music that was played in the early days of the format. Many of the songs are as obvious as Brian Culbertson‘s somnambulating “Brahms’ Lullaby” and Koz’s “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star,” but some are inspired choices with creative arrangements and strong performances. Koz and his brother Jeff shine on the Beatles‘ title tune and the other Lennon/McCartney chestnut, “Blackbird.” Brown’s take on James Taylor‘s “You Can Close Your Eyes” is also moving, while not straying from the stillness of the concept. Perhaps the standout track is the superb performance of vocalist John Stoddart on Stevie Wonder‘s “Isn’t She Lovely.” ~ Mark Ruffin (Real Jazz, Sirius/XM)