A Few Little Notes is the production company and record label for 2x GRAMMY® Award winning composer, producer and engineer Lucy Kalantari. 

Working out of her studio Joy Sound Lab in Hyde Park, NY focusing on works for children's media.

To visit her site for Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats click here.

Some of the recordings and productions to come out of Joy Sound Lab released in 2023.


Lucy Kalantari is an artist, composer, producer and engineer with 2 GRAMMY® Awards, 1 Latin Grammy nomination, and a growing list of accolades for her excellence in songwriting. She is currently writing music for the new “¡Dora!” series debuting on Nick Jr. in the Spring of 2024.

Passionate about creating children’s media that brings joy, inspires community and highlights the power of resilience, Kalantari focuses her efforts on both Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats releases and a diverse collection of artists, bringing their sonic vision to life. She has worked with GRAMMY®-Nominated and winning artists Joanie Leeds, 123 Andrés, Flor Bromley, SaulPaul, Uncle Jumbo, Andrew & Polly, Fyütch, and many more.

Born of Latine descent and raised in the Dominican Republic for part of her life, she writes both in English and in Spanish making it accessible to a broader audience. Kalantari’s songs have been featured on Universal Kids (NBC Universal Television) and can often be found topping the charts on SiriusXM Kids Place Live as well as other family programs around the country. Highlight performances by Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats include Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Kennedy Center and Symphony Space, to name a few.

As a full-time music creator and a mother to an 11 year-old musician, she still makes time for mentorship programs to help shape the minds of emerging music creators. She serves as a soundBoard mentor for We Are Moving the Needle, striving to correct the balance in an industry where women and non-binary individuals are underrepresented. She’s also a mentor for GRAMMY U and an active member of the Recording Academy.

Lucy Kalantari stands as a multifaceted and influential figure in the music industry, making significant contributions as an artist, a producer and as a mentor, actively working towards positive change and inclusivity in the field.


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