As featured on NPR, All Things Considered, three-time Emmy nominees and winners and two-time Latin GRAMMY nominees and winners, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band have been crowned the very first Americans to ever win a Latin GRAMMY in the children’s album category! Lucky Diaz and Alisha Gaddis, a married couple, have been named “THE face of kiddie music” by the Washington Post, “SUPERSTARS” by Red Tricycle, “The Rolling Stones of Kids Music” by the Style Network, and People Magazine called their album the #1 in coolest kids’ music! They create indie music sounds that are rooted in their whimsical child-friendly imaginations.
The songs on their five acclaimed and award-winning recordings offer a musical and topical range aimed at exploring all of the wonder and joy of a young person’s life.
Latin GRAMMY award-winning, ¡Fantastico! Translating their hit Blue Bear into Oso Azul and re-introducing songs like Say What? as ¿Que Dices? Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band’s Spanish-language release found a new audience of families yearning to immerse their youngest listeners in dual language right from the start. SiriusXM’s Mindy Thomas said that it set the standard for Spanish-language music for kids, and ¡Fantastico! went onto be the first album ever to win a Latin GRAMMY by an American group in its category. 2015 proved to be another wonderful year of the band! Collecting three Emmy nominations and a win for Alisha Gaddis for their PBS TV show Lishy Lou and Lucky Too! Also, most recently collecting a Latin GRAMMY nomination for their latest album Adelante! Look for their latest release POCHO! out in 2018!