New Video: Dan Zanes and Friends – Red Bird

The Red Bird has landed!!!
I’m so happy with this video…
Thank you to my brother-in-law Donald Saaf and to Dan Folgar for making this wild piece.
Thank you to my sister Julia Zanes for making the puppets.
Thank you to Ashley Phillips and Azalia and to Dan’s son for the awesome cameos.
Thank you to MC SHAISLIKE for the lyrical prowess.
Thank you to Smithsonian Folkways Recordings for making it all possible.
As always, thank you to Leadbelly, the father of modern family music (among other things), for the inspiration!

Your friend,


The Best Of Dan Zanes

get loose and get together: the best of dan zanes – pre-order!

The Best Of Dan Zanes
Wait? What’s happening?
It’s greatest hits time?
Yes… is that time!
It’s a time to say that I’m so grateful for all of your support
and for all of the amazing musical collaborations that I’ve had over the years.
I was so inspired that I decided to draw the cover myself!!
You can pre-order “Get Loose and Get Together: The Best of Dan Zanes” at itunes. Official release date is 7/22.PRE-ORDER
iTunes pre order / Amazon MP3 pre-order