A recent transplant to NY, Jumpin' Jamie was named one of "New Jersey's Top Kids Rock Acts" by Mommy Poppins in their former location. Jumpin' Jamie performs high energy "kindie rock" music for kids of all ages. The shows are interactive and can include puppets, magic, and dinosaur fossils. Costumed character appearances are also available!
Jamie’s amazing dinosaur show made our daughter’s birthday party so special! Jamie was engaging, educational, and so much fun. All the kids (and parents) had a blast. Jamie’s professionalism and the high quality of his performance really stood out; everything was perfect.
Much appreciated how Jamie was able to keep a rambunctious bunch of kids dancing and having a great time! Parents also loved his show.
Jamie was amazing! Was fantastic with all of the kids, on time, professional and everyone had a blast! I would recommend him to anyone!
So good the kids loved it , he was a big hit !! We had the Mickey Mouse appearance afterwards and even the adults got into that, I highly recommend jumping jamie
Jamie did an exceptional job! Thank you!
He was professional and on time. The puppet show of Cookie Monster and Elmo was excellent. He keep the children’s entertain and engage. I would highly recommend him. The meet and greet was great at the end.
I did a 15 minute session to surprise my children that they we’re going to Disney World. Jamie was FANTASTIC! He knew all of the Mickey motions to a tee and was upbeat and energetic the entire time, despite the fact that it was very very hot!!! I would use him over and over again!
This is not based on their delivery service but on their request service. I put in a quote on different platforms as any customer would to see who would work for them for their price range with the services we are looking for. This company starts a conversation with me and leads me on to almost making a booking with them. We are so excited that I ask for the next thing to do to make the booking and I got a response from his partner that he's no longer available. Sent a message to find out what happened and why I was led on, and his rationale is that I put out a quote on another platform after I tried to book with him which absolutely wasn't true. I checked the dates and confirmed that Jumping Jamie was the last artist I spoke to and ready to sign with. So sad because I was ready to book them for our kids birthday only to be disappointed.
Now they probably do good work, but this miscommunication between he and his partner and absolutely no remorse on his part for the constant back and forth is what this review is for. Not professional and absolutely not acceptable.
Response from Jumpin' Jamie:
A booking is not confirmed until we receive a deposit. This person was given an opportunity to book through Gig Salad or contact us directly. They chose to contact us directly, only they waited two days. In the meantime, we run a business and will book the clients who are serious first. While they waited those two days they seemed to be still shopping for another vendor as we received a request the day before on another platform. After telling them we are no longer available, they wanted to argue that we were already confirmed.
Jamie was amazing and kept our employees' children entertained for 45 minutes. They were between the ages of 2 - 12, and I received so many thank you notes from the parents. I highly recommend Jamie for children's entertainment. Thanks again, Jamie.
Tremendously professional and exceptional with the kids. Kept them entertained the entire time and could not have been easier to work with. Beyond satisfied with Jumpin’ Jamie!
Jamie was so wonderful for our daughter’s first birthday party. Interactive, extremely entertaining and overall talented! We had the best time!
Jamie arrived early and came with a bunch of fun toys and games. The kids were so excited and had so much fun! Super nice guy. Hire him for an awesome party!
Jamie arrived promptly and had everything ready to go for our stated time. He honored all of my custom requests for the program and was enthusiastically received by the audience of over 100 children and adults. He kept the audience captivated and engaged. The children loved the animal songs and the puppets and instruments. He was fabulous!
Kids enjoyed peppa....it was a swimming party and hard to get the kids out the pool, but she was interactive with them. Played limbo and parachute. Woukd definitely use your site again.
Response from Jumpin' Jamie:
I am happy to hear the kids enjoyed it. Thanks Tammy!
We hired Jumpin Jamie for our 1 year old's birthday party. We had 7-8 kids there ranging from 7month-5 years old, and Jamie did a great job entertaining them all. It was really nice to have live music at our baby's party especially since he LOVES music. He was also very easy to work with, arrived early, and was flexible around our schedule since some guests arrived late. Would definitely hire again!
My family and guests were very impressed with Jumpin' Jamie and his band. The music was very lively and fun and everyone was so polite and sweet! The adults enjoyed it as much as the children! I particularly enjoyed when they invited the children (and adults) to come play the instruments and sing a song. We highly recommend them to anyone interesting in a having a children's party!
Jamie was just whom we were looking for: A skilled and enthusiastic musician for our family-style birthday party! He was very responsive to emails before the event, arrived well on time, and single handedly engaged children of different ages (3-12) and their parents with songs that made us dance and move! He plays and sings original songs and brought an array of puppets and musical instruments. Everyone greatly enjoyed his performance!
Jumpin' Jamie was a huge hit at our daughter's birthday party!! All the kids had a blast watching the puppet show and dancing to his music. He really made the party extra special. We would definitely recommend him!!
Jumpin' Jamie entertained my Toddlers age 18 months- 2yrs 10 months. The children danced , sang, and laughed a lot! Jumpin' Jamie was a hit!
Jamie was awesome! Extremely professional, punctual and totally flexible. Most of all, the kids (and the adults!) all loved his original songs. Jamie was great at motivating everyone to get up, dance and sing. He made my son's birthday party very special. Thank you, Jamie!
We hired a DJ through Jumping Jamie and she was great. She played games with the kids and interacted with puppets.
We were disappointed - she was unable to engage the children
Response from Jumpin' Jamie:
Sorry for your disappointment with the DJ that was sent. I will make sure to include warnings in the future that hiring a performer is not hiring a babysitter and that parents need to be present to watch and participate with their children.
I cannot say enough good things about Jumpin’ Jamie. For parents thinking twice about having music at your toddler’s party, DO IT! A list of reasons to hire Jamie:
• Communication leading up to the party was seamless.
• He was on time and very professional.
• His songs are really good, not silly nonsense.
• He gets ALL the kids involved. We had a participant with special needs and Jamie did an especially great job with him.
Honestly, I don’t troll the internet writing reviews, this guy was great, 10 Stars!
Unanimous across all the kids and parents at the party - Jumpin' Jamie was awesome. He was professional, personable, and kept the kids engaged and dancing the entire set. I would hire him again and recommend for friends.
Jumpin' Jamie came to our library and did a wonderful set on Thanksgiving! He led a large group of kids from under 2 to about 10 and kept them engaged with his upbeat songs, the way he got everyone to participate using their bodies, voices and some cool props he brought (instruments, parachutes, hats and scarves!). All the adults were up and singing along as well! Jumpin' Jamie keeps you on your toes and even as you drive home, you'll still be singing his awesome songs!
Jumpin' Jamie was awesome! It was our sons and daughter's birthday party and he really did a great job! From setting up the performance date until the end of the gig he was extremely professional! I would highly recommend him for any gig!
The Friends of Linden Library hosted Jumpin' Jamie for the first time ever on June 29th. Before Jamie and Chris could even set up, the children waiting were screaming his name in the hallway! It was a solid hour of laughing, singing, dancing, and fun! We are looking forward to having Jumpin' Jamie at the library in the near future!
Jamie came to my daughter's birthday party. He did a great job engaging with the children. The solid showman even got the adults up dancing. Jamie puts on a great show enjoyed by all. I highly recommend him.
Jaime was so great. I would recommend him with zero reservations. We had over 25 kids at the party ranging from 6 months to 9 years old and he was able to entertain them all. He's versatile and is able to read the crowd. Thanks again!!
We had Jamie do a Solo Music event for our son's birthday. All the kids just loved him. He engaged the kids very well and entertained them all. Even the parents loved the singing and dancing.
It was one hyperactive birthday party!!!
If you are considering entertainment for your child's next party, Jumpin' Jamie is your guy! We had him at our son's Wild Kratts themed party and he went above and beyond to learn the theme song to the show!!! He also kept everything animal themed and relative to the show- which shows he took the time to make it extra special. He kept about 25 3 & 4 year old kids entertained- singing, dancing, and playing games for an hour! Can't say enough about Jumpin' Jamie!!! He is the BEST!!!
We have used Jumpin Jamie a few times and we absolutely love him!! The children are always entertained, singing and dancing along with him. We will not hesitate to use him again!
We had about 20 -25 kids at our Christmas party. Jumpin' Jamie was fantastic! He had all the kids engaged in singing, dancing and telling jokes on the microphone. He is very upbeat and the kids loved him. I am looking forward to booking him for another event in the near future. Great job and couldn't be happier!!!
How do you summarize in a small box how Jumpin Jamie made my daughters b-day?! He has a genuine talent for inspiring and engaging children. Would highly recommend!
What to Expect
Jumpin' Jamie does high energy interactive shows. Kids get involved by dancing, singing, and taking part in games such as limbo and parachute.
Jumpin' Jamie plays "kindie rock" for all ages! From 2013-2018, Jumpin’ Jamie was best known as the Dinosaur Troubadour at Field Station: Dinosaurs (Leonia, NJ), But with the release of their debut album, “Kookie,” in 2018 the pop rocker dove head first into the kindie scene with a bold, confident, and undeniably fun collection featuring appearances from members of They Might Be Giants and the late Peter Tork. The song “Ghost In My House” from that album has been ranked a “top Halloween song” by Yahoo, TimeOut NY, Good House Keeping, and other outlets. In 2020, the follow up album "Never Mind The Blocks, Here's Jumpin' Jamie" was released with the single “I Don’t Wanna Dance (Just Like Everyone)” becoming a family dance party hit thanks to it’s inclusion on several official Spotify playlists. Since their release, both albums have amassed a combined total of over half a million streams on Spotify. Jamie has played thousands of shows at everything from birthday parties for a crowd of 12, to a stadium for crowds of 12,000 (Citi Field, NYC) and everything in between including Wizard World Comic Con (Chicago and Philadelphia), Baltimore Comic-Con (Baltimore, MD), and Kids Read Comics Convention (Ann Arbor, MI). Jumpin' Jamie has performed for celebrities and their familie as well as corporate clients including Twitter and Seventh Generation. Recently, Jamie was seen on season 51 of Sesame Street on HBO and PBS and will be releasing a third album “Mosaic” this August.
Additional Booking Notes
I use a PA system for amplification of vocals and guitar, if it is a small party or with a small amount of space I can do it unplugged without amplification.
Past Booked Events
|June 25, 2023 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|May 13, 2023 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|March 25, 2023 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|December 22, 2022 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|July 22, 2022 • 10:00am - 10:45am||School Assembly|
|April 10, 2022 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||House Party|
|October 17, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|April 21, 2021 • 2:30pm - 2:45pm||Surprise|
|January 25, 2020 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|September 21, 2019 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|August 29, 2019 • 7:00pm - 7:15pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|April 25, 2019 • 10:00am - 12:00pm||Corporate Event|
|February 16, 2019 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|November 24, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|May 05, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|April 08, 2018 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|February 11, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|January 24, 2018 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||School Assembly|
|July 22, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|June 14, 2017 • 6:00pm - 6:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|May 07, 2017 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|February 04, 2017 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|January 28, 2017 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|December 15, 2016 • 10:30am - 11:15am||Personal Occasion|
|December 11, 2016 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm||Birthday (Child)|
|December 11, 2016 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|October 29, 2016 • 10:00am - 11:00am||Holiday Party (Halloween)|
|October 15, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|June 01, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Citi Field, New York, NY|
|April 16, 2016 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|April 02, 2016 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|March 05, 2016||Birthday (Child)|
|December 12, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|December 06, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|November 07, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|October 17, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|October 10, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|October 03, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|July 19, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|May 31, 2015||Birthday (Child)|
|April 11, 2015||Birthday Party|
Jumpin' Jamie plays original "kindie rock" for all ages.
All shows/parties can include games and activities like limbo, parachute, toy instruments, movement scarves, move and groove dancing game, and more. Puppets, magic, balloon twisting, characters, face painting, and craft making are all available as add ons.
Influences & Inspiration
They Might Be Giants, Caspar Babypants, The Muppets, Pee-wee Herman.
Electrical Outlet for PA system