YouTube Originals Drops ‘Jam Van’ Trailer

YouTube Originals Children & Household has launched the official trailer for its all-new preschool sequence, Jam Van that includes a lineup of movie star voice expertise and musical company. A mix of animation and live-action, the eight-episode (8×11’) unique musical sequence launches January 19 at 9 am PT / 12 pm ET with two new episodes that includes Lin-Manuel Miranda and Brandi Carlile. Further episodes will roll out weekly on Thursdays on the YouTube Originals for Kids & Family channel and the YouTube Children app.

From Imagine Leisure Group (Expensive Basketball), composer/producer Invoice Sherman (Hamilton, Within the Heights, Sesame Road), and animation studio International Mechanic, the sequence follows animated finest associates Lamb (voiced by Pete Lee) and Anne the Alligator (voiced by Nicole Byer). The duo travels to new areas across the nation, the place they meet with well-known live-action musical artist associates. Collectively tackle social-emotional studying challenges with the assistance of a brand new unique tune sung collectively. The sequence additionally options the voice of Marc Maron as Grumpy GPS.

“We got here up with the concept for Jam Van with the intention of making a humorous, music-filled present that will broaden younger youngsters’ world and foster a way of openness and an appreciation for one another’s similarities and variations,” stated creators and government producers Sherman and Brian Hunt. “And we’re thrilled to have this unimaginable roster of musical artists and comedic expertise alongside for the trip.”

Jam Van will tremendously attraction to our preschool and bridge audiences with its enjoyable characters and catchy unique songs, but it surely’s additionally good for households to get pleasure from collectively,” added Craig Hunter, International Head of Children & Household, for YouTube Originals. “With a lineup of unimaginable artists kicking off with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Brandi Carlile, this present is for music lovers of any age.”

The trailer options musical visitor artists and their areas as they be part of the present’s finest associates on a musical joyride by the US. Artists embrace Boyz II Males (Philadelphia); Carlile (Seattle); Sheryl Crow (Nashville); Daveed Diggs (Oakland); Fitz and The Tantrums (Los Angeles); Miranda (New York); Outdated Crow Drugs Present (Virginia); and Trombone Shorty (New Orleans) becoming a member of the present’s finest associates on their musical pleasure trip by the US.

Jam Van is produced by Imagine Leisure Group, Sherman’s Pop Music Distress, Inc., and animation studio International Mechanic. Hunter is International Head of Children & Household Originals for YouTube, with Zoë Di Stefano and Daniel Haack serving as artistic leads on the sequence.

Supply: YouTube Originals Children & Household

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