Jackie Tohn still remembers the day her best friend dreamed of a music education with Kristen Bell.
ton in the past american idol participants and glow She wanted to give children who no longer had art education programs in school the opportunity to learn a colorful and humble way to play a variety of instruments and styles. She then tested the prototype on Bell’s eldest daughter, Lincoln, with the help of creative partner Michael Scharf.
After listening to the music, Bell liked the way his daughter sympathized with the pictures and encouraged Tohn and Scharf to think about turning their ideas into a TV series. doremi Born. Relying on three adorable, brightly colored birds to teach preschoolers everything from rhythm to genre, the animated product premieres today on Amazon Prime, featuring Bell as Executive Producer and voiced by the happy bluebird Mi.
“When schools face budget cuts, art education should always be the first thing in school,” Tohn told TVLine. “Mike and I wanted to create something to replace all these music and art programs that are disappearing from school. It was a great undertaking that would have remained the dream of two artistic hippies if Kristen, Gaumont and Amazon had not realized it. I’m a creative person who never thought of asking one of my best friends for help. Fortunately, she helped me anyway.”
In addition to co-producing the show, Tohn also voices the chatty hummingbird Re, Community and Harry Potter Veterinarian Luke Youngblood acknowledges the adorable owl Do. saturday night live Graduate Fred Armisen made a guest appearance as the candid Duke of Juan.
Also featuring home interactive games and other educational components, the series will focus on a different kind of music for each episode and will debut in six episodes. Tohn and music director David Schuler choose the genre, and Tohn tries to rap in Episode 5.
Tone said, “Each episode contains a new genre and emotional lessons. “The most difficult part was the opera episode, because the whole episode was sung. We had to work closely with the screenwriter to make a work that was as satisfying as it was challenging.”
Young Blood, who captivated fans a few years ago with a small but pleasant twist with ‘Magnitude’ Community, He said he hopes the series will fill young viewers both with inspiration and information.
“I remember how much music education helped me as an artist and as a person when I was young,” said one person from London. “Our show responds to that and gives wisdom. For example, my character Do is not the best aviator, but his friends will listen to him. It’s a kind of symbolic and subtle lesson that children learn when things get difficult. There is a way to find a solution and overcome it.”
Playing Magnitude in the past has been helpful in some ways, says Youngblood.
“This character said a word twice [Pop! Pop!] It can have that effect.” Youngblood says with a laugh. “Being on set Community I was able to watch many other actors and observe their comedic timing and learn the rhythm of dropping the punchline. The more you do, the better you get and the more you can incorporate into your work.”
As such, comedy and music are very similar, Youngblood points out.
“You can learn a lot from music and humor,” said the amateur Steelpand drummer. “doremi It’s a collaborative project and it was so much fun exchanging ideas. That family spirit comes from this beautiful world we were able to build.”