About

Turntable DJ / Drummer / Percussionist / Teaching Artist / Sound Design / Performer

jojoSOUL is a Musician, DJ, and Teaching Artist.  jojo teaches and performs regularly in NYS Youth Corrections Residential Facilities, as well as Schools, After-School Programs, Private Students, and Workshops.  jojo is Co-Creator of Performing Arts & Entertainment Duo “New York Wild Life“, and plays Drum Set and Percussion for Various Musical and Performing Acts, including his jazz quartet Xanadu Ensemble, his partner Mexican Burlesque Bombshell Agave L’amour, Thorgy Thor of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Scarlet Envy of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, Daphne Always, Becky O’Brien of Britain’s Got Talent, songwriter/recording artist Couvo, Monthly Resident Performer at Club Cumming, and his weekly “Drum & Flow” Yoga/Dance Classes with Live Vinyl and Percussion Sounds.  jojo has been DJing since 2002, and in 2019 traveled to perform at the Opening of Rooftop Lounge BEKEB MIXOLOGIA in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

jojo has expanded his work Online in Zoom Classes for individuals and groups, Online Performances, and his Underground Radio Show XANADU.

Professional Drummer, DJ, Entertainer, Educator over 20 Years Experience

NYS Vendor- DOE/DOS Fingerprinted & Background Checked

Teaching Artist at NYS Juvenile Detention Facilities

Live Performer for NYS Office of Mental Health Youth Campuses

I perform regularly on many stages with artists and ensembles throughout NYC and beyond, as Drummer/Percussionist and as a DJ, using drums, turntables, samplers, and different combinations of sounds and instruments for many different settings and projects.

-jojoSOUL
Ella McQueen Reception Center- Brooklyn, NY

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Currently Doing What I Love At:

NYS Office of Children & Family Services
(2017 – present) Secure/Non-Secure Facilities
Coordinates “Back to the Beat” Music Program for youths ages 10-17 at state correctional, residential, and rehabilitation facilities.

NYS Office of Mental Health
(2019 – present) New York City Childrens Center Campuses
Performer, DJ, Live Music for Events at state facilities for youths with serious emotional disturbances and mental health needs.

Bronx Community Charter School
(2019 – present)
Coordinates After-School Music Program with DJ, Drums & Percussion, and Recording for elementary aged youths.