Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys released their newest CD, Bubble Ride, on October 2. The band’s vibrant energy is apparent on this 14-track album produced by Vee Tree Records. With mostly acoustic instruments and Vanessa Trien’s leading vocals, Bubble Ride provides a fresh sound for children ages 1 to 8. Triend’s folk roots are evident in the style of the original songs, as are hints of blues, rockabilly, jazz, Latin, and ’70s and ’80s pop. Bubble Ride is full of spontaneity and energized harmonies that will have the whole family dancing.