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I'm Mo-Mo Ya!
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A musical adventure inspired by
true events!! Sort of...
When a world famous cellist forgets his instrument in the trunk of a cab, mayhem ensues. The blues trio the Hound Dogs plot to “borrow” the cello for a performance at the renowned Cool Note Cafe. Cabby Cat and the cellist, Mo-Mo Ya, with the help of the NYPD, must find the cello in time for the big concert that night at Carnegie Hall.
Douglas Harsch works as an artisanal chef creating bespoke meals in Brooklyn, NY. His only client (so far) is a 7 year old who eats penne pasta and steamed string beans, with just the right amount of butter and salt. He is also rumored, on occasion, to moonlight as a computer programmer.
Jason Carroll narrates Cabby Cat &
the Missing Cello. Jason is also a national correspondent for CNN. Just back from covering James Cameron’s underwater dive in the Mariana Trench, Jason goes deep again reading Cabby Cat for the iPad.
Timothy Brewer is a writer, artist and musician working in Brooklyn, NY, who also cooks for his 7 year old daughter–but with more butter and salt.
Roc M is the mystery voice behind Cabby Cat, Mo-Mo Ya, The Hound Dogs, that sneaky music critic, Fox, as well as other characters. When he is not impersonating imaginary cartoon characters he is working on a novel or playing trumpet in NYC.
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Here's What People Are Saying About Cabby Cat!
Cabby Cat & the Missing Cello “...has plenty of character and...nice technological twists...the 3-D rotation and zooming add a unique flair, and the rendition of Elgar’s
Cello Concerto is fabulous. Several New York landmarks are highlighted with brief, pop-up history lessons, and the personality of the Big Apple shines throughout.” ––Kirkus Review
“...one of the most interactive storybook apps around with interactive sights and sounds."
--NY1 App Wrap
"...I'd stack this [app] up right next to Oceanhouse, Disney, Nickelodeon, all those...well financed, big time app developers...Nicely done." --Adam Balkin, NY1
“Brilliant in so many respects! Beautiful artistry, amazing graphics, lovely music, and such a creative story. Highly interactive and fun. But also meaningful and intellectually stimulating. My 6 and 8 year old love it!”––Marckava, iTunes User
“It is really beautifully done, and allows for a great introduction into jazz and classical music for kids...”––Teacher Link Blog
“The makings of a New York classic. The music is awesome and interactive function is brilliant. My 2 y/o found the characters giggle-worthy. We definitely enjoyed Cabby Cat and friends together.”––SmartyJonesk, iTunes review
“Cabby Cat & the Missing Cello” shows coolness of the medium 4 picture books...” Amy Harmon (@amy_harmon) on Twitter
Cabby Cat is an immersive musical Picture Book App set in New York City. The sophisticated interface allows 3D zooming and rotation on many pages, character interaction and gaming elements, while offering the experience of leafing through a traditional children’s storybook. Music plays a central role in Cabby Cat & the Missing Cello, providing a virtual movie soundtrack.
- Interactive Musical Picture Book with diverse sound effects
- Educational sidebars about New York
- Elgar’s Cello Concerto & Original Jazz
- Narration with over 30 different Character Voices
- Interactive characters and activities on every page
- 3D zooming and rotation on many pages
- On/Off switches for all sounds
- 37 pages
- Works on iPad and iPhone