The BASHO & FRIENDS team is made up of artists, musicians, entrepreneurs and educators, including a platinum-selling children’s music producer.
The company was founded by CEO Basho Mosko, whose unique ability to connect with children and forward-thinking use of new media are the pillars of his work. Basho has worked with kids in Guatemala, Ethiopia, and throughout the US. He holds a Master in International Affairs degree from Columbia University and a bilingual teaching credential. In addition to his 20+ years of teaching experience, Mosko founded an arts based after school program for elementary children in Oakland, CA, has composed music for Sesame Street, wrote and co-produced all BASHO & FRIENDS music, and has written 8 interactive story books for the Lango education company. Basho blends his passions for promoting children's development and achieving positive social impact into unforgettable content that he hopes will bring the people of the world closer together.