Tagged: Bushwick

Support your local PROFESSIONAL!

Yes, we know… DJs and musicians are a dime a dozen these days, if not cheaper.  NYC is overrun with DJs and musicians willing to jump in and get on stage for nothing just to validate their own aspirations.  Enough is enough!  The crowd can tell the difference! And you’re doing your craft a disservice by lowering the bar so anyone can use your business as playtime.

Hire a professional for your venue, party, restaurant, weekly, etc., and reserve your right to expect a PROFESSIONAL service!

With over 15 years in the business, I have learned how to make a crowd interested in returning, getting people to dance and enjoy, and also playing the appropriate music for the setting.  Whether it’s a brunch lounge vibe, a sing-along bar vibe, or a sweaty dance party, hire someone who cares about the difference AND the return clientele, because this is a BUSINESS, not a hobby showcase.

I own all my own equipment, capable of booming sound or light background. I transport by car, and do not need to sacrifice equipment for ease of transport. Understanding my own equipment allows me to cater very specifically to the venue’s requirements for a successful event- big, small, loud, soft, relaxed, or turnt!

And most importantly, I have managed and operated my own businesses in NY for nearly 20 years.  The bottom line- if it don’t make dollars, it don’t make sense!  Let an artist with business knowledge treat your business as the customer, guaranteeing my full effort to bring more business to your establishment, with the intent to continue to drive revenue.

I’m always available for inquiries at 917-602-7340 and jojoSOULaudio@gmail.com.

References available- here are some happy customers!

Brooklyn Performance Combine” by Norte Maar- Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn-

“John Cage On Vinyl On Marley”, National Academy Museum, Manhattan, NYC

Irondale Theater, Fort Greene, Brooklyn-

“Beat Nite” by Norte Maar, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

“Ghetto Hors D’Oeuvres”, “Slick the Misfit”  at Bushwick Starr, Brooklyn-

“BOS Community Day” by ArtsInBushwick, Maria Hernandez Park- Bushwick, Brooklyn-

“Beats & Brunch” at Queens Comfort, Astoria, Queens-

“BeatNite Afterparty” at English Kills, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

Small Black Door, Ridgewood, Queens-

Gutter, Williamsburg, Brooklyn-

“BeatNite Afterparty at Factory Fresh, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

“Bushwick Ginger Social” at Tutu’s, Brooklyn-

Active Space, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

“Bushwick Daily 90’s Dance Party” at 950 Hart Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

“Lone Wolf Soundclash” at Lone Wolf, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn-

Maroc Live, Crown Heights, Brooklyn-

The Fifth Estate, Park Slope, Brooklyn-

“Paper Monument Release Party” at Silvershed, Chelsea, NYC-

Tammany Hall, Manhattan, NYC-

Janelle’s, Crown Heights, Brooklyn-

739 Lounge, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn-

The Vasquez, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

The Metropolitan Building, Long Island City, Queens-

Gemini and Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, Brooklyn-

Father Knows Best, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

Guadalupe Inn, Bushwick, Brooklyn-

Radegast Hall & Biergarten, Williamsburg, Brooklyn-

Looking for an exciting Drum Lesson?

New Schedule!  Many slots available for new students! Discounts for repeat students!

Schedule your lessons at my studio in Bushwick- no drums required, I got PLENTY! 😉

Lessons at your location also available.

1/2 hour and hour lessons available, also groups- all ages.

Call/text 917-602-7340 or email jojoSOULaudio@gmail.com for questions, availability, and booking.

Learn how to turn your music appreciation into rhythm, drumming, keeping time, and creating within your first lesson!

Studio includes acoustic drum sets, electronic drum set, percussion, djembes, sampling, and DJ equipment.

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1/21/16- Live Art Performance: TWINE 0116

Very excited to be a part of this LIVE collaboration!

Many thanks to Sophia Chizuco, Luis Martin, and Lizzy Zevallos for having me!

See you there!

-jojoSOUL

This Thursday

Parenthesis Art Space/ BBS203 

January 21, 2016

6-9pm

Parenthesis Art Space and Brooklyn Brush Studios are excited to present Sophia Chizuco’s first solo project in NYC. Sophia has created a sight specific suspended sumi ink drawing on Chinese rice paper, measuring 130 feet long. The Artist uses a myriad of materials to arrive at planned and spontaneous mark making techniques to explore the central theme of “roots”.

The show opens with two performances in collaboration with dancer Lizzy Zevallos and musician jojoSOUL who will perform live sound. The performance will explore improvisational movement and sound while engaging the scale of the work on view and activating it’s negative space.

Performances 7:30pm & 8:30pm

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After Party at Terra Firma

9pm

119 Ingraham Street

The party continues with an after party at Terra Firma where the Artist is showing “Flow” an egg shell chandelier along with a set of paintings. Come enjoy a specially curated sake drink inspired by Sophia Chizuco’s work.

Get out of the cold and join us.

 

See You Thursday! 

BOS rooftop danceparty at The Vazquez Building

Get ready to DANCE- jojoSOUL on the decks all night!

Norte Maar partners with The Vazquez Building to host the BOS Rooftop Dance Party celebrating the artists of Bushwick and featuring music by DJ jojoSOUL, beer by Bushwick’s Braven Brewing Co. and our handsome doorman, Heath.

$20 at the door / includes a drink ticket. $10 for artists listed in the BOS 2015 print issue. 21 and over.BOSrooftopDanceParty

BOS Community Day 2015!

Time to kick the summer off right! 😉  Come hang, drum, and dance with R.G. and DJ jojoSOUL at Community Day!

Thanks to ArtsInBushwick for having us back to emcee another fun year in the park!

Always a blast- family-friendly fun! Bring the kids! Looking forward to seeing everyone, bring drums and instruments for a drum circle jam around 2:30pm!

BOS 2015 Community Day
Presented by Blick Art Materials
Maria Hernandez Park
Knickerbocker Ave. at Starr St.
Saturday, June 6, 11am – 4pm

Produced with generous support from Blick Art Materials, Community Day is a family-friendly event for neighbors and visitors to learn more about the Bushwick community, and the many valuable services and programs that local organizations offer. Coinciding with the opening of the Bushwick Farmers’ Market season, this year’s event focuses on the intersection of Arts & Wellness.

Featuring visual art, agriculture, dance, hip-hop, spoken-word, theater, yoga, performance art, music, and much more, it is the goal of AiB to provide a space for Bushwick community organizations, artists, individuals, and not-for-profits to showcase their incredible talents and programs through interactive projects during Bushwick Open Studios.

*In case of rain Community Day will be held at Hope Gardens Community Center, 422 Central Ave.

VIDEO: The Brooklyn Performance Combine

Check out this beautiful video of “The Brooklyn Performance Combine”

Presented by Norte Maar at the Brooklyn Museum- 11/1/14

“The Brooklyn Performance Combine” – featuring a durational performance mashup of
Brooklyn based poets, painters, and performers

Nov 1, 7-9pm

@ Brooklyn Museum / Beaux-Arts Court
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn

This event if free.

featured appearances include:

DJ jojoSOUL

Poets/Writers:
Paul D’Agostino
Elaine Equi
Mika Harding
Jerome Sala
Sarah Schmerler

Painters/Sculptors:
Amy Feldman, painter
Ryan Michael Ford, painter

Tamara Gonzales, painter
Susanna Heller, painter
Brooke Moyse, painter
Loren Munk, painter
Jessica Weiss, painter
Rachel Beach, sculptor
Ben Godward, sculptor
Jim Osman, sculptor

Performers:
Josh Henderson, violist
Allie Pizzo, tap dancer
Jeff Feld (performing the only part of Robert Rauschenberg’s “Pelican” that he knows)
Mariel Roberts performing Tristan Perich’s piece for solo cello and six-channel 1-bit electronics
Brooklyn Ballet Youth Ensemble w Gleich Dances
Tiffany Mills Company
Edisa Weeks / Delirious Dances
Vangeline Theater

and William Powhida

Poster image credit: Rico Gatson

Related Press:
VIDEO: The Brooklyn Performance Combine

How Brooklyn missed Brooklyn, by James Panero, The New Criterion, December, 2014

Competition in Common: Art Around New York, by Susan Canning, Sculpture Magazine, December, 2014

Norte Maar to take over the Brooklyn Museum, by Katie Killary, Bushwick Daily, Oct 29, 2014

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Brooklyn-Norte Maar presents its most ambitious collaborative event to date! The Brooklyn Performance Combine is a mashup of poets, painters, and performers at the Brooklyn Museum on November 1 from 7-9pm. The event coincides with the museum’s Target Free Saturdays and responds to the museum’s exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Bushwick, Bed-Stuy and Beyond. The event is free.

Not so unlike the historic Theater Event #1 that took place at Black Mountain College during the summer of 1952, and Norte Maar’s own End of the World performance at English Kills, The Brooklyn Performance Combine Event unites all art forms in a fusion of poetry, sound, dance, and performance in a single cohesive 120-minute event. It will be epic.

A timer will start the countdown for the performance. Each artist will be programmed to begin and end at a time designated through chance operations within the 120-minute interval. At times a poet will be reading while a sound artist is performing. A dancer will enter, perform and depart. Sounds will overlap. There will be silence. Every aspect of the performance will be unrehearsed, live, spontaneous, and uninterrupted. Audiences can come and go as the event clock ticks out of time.

Skills

  • Community
  • Literary Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts

3/6/15- Beat Nite 12 After-party at The Vasquez

While on your Beat Nite gallery travels, don’t miss “Something Naught” featuring work from Matthew Mahler at Centotto- 7-10pm

Then… it’s time to DANCE!!!

After-party at The Vasquez!

DJ CallMeYo at 9:30-11pm

DJ jojoSOUL at 11pm-1am

Beat Nite 12

Beat Nite 12

Beat Nite 12:
art spaces and galleries stay open late
spaces curated by Ben Sutton

produced by Jason Andrew
organized by Norte Maar
poster by Ellen Letcher
media sponsor Bushwick Daily

Fri, Mar 6, 2014, 6-10pm

After-party at The Vazquez, 10pm-1am
Heath at the door
Light installation by Julia Sinelnikova
featuring DJ jojoSOUL
$10 at the door / includes a drink ticket
93 Forrest Street, Brooklyn

>>Download Event Map<<

Beat Nite …the most underground, exciting, and fiercely independent pockets of the New York art world. –ARTINFO

Beat Nite… Best Neighborhood-Wide Gallery Nite. –L Magazine

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council

Department of Cultural Affairs, Beat Nite, Norte Maar

Media Sponsor:

Norte Maar, Bushwick Daily, Bushwick

Drink Sponsor:

Norte Maar, Vazquez, Brooklyn Brewery, Beat Nite, after party, Bushwick

Selected Spaces__________________________

Norte Maar (Host Space)
83 Wyckoff Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11237
www.nortemaar.org

MICROSCOPE
1329 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn,NY 11237
www.microscopegallery.com

TRANSMITTER
1329 Willoughby Avenue #2A
Brooklyn, NY 11237
www.transmitter.nyc

TSA
1329 Willoughby Avenue #2A
Brooklyn, NY 11237
www.newyork.tigerstrikesasteroid.com

SARDINE
286 Stanhope Street
Brooklyn NY 11237
www.sardinebk.com

KIMBERLY-KLARK
788 Woodward Avenue
Ridgewood, Queens 11385
www.kimberly-klark.com

99¢ PLUS
238 Wilson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
www.99centplusgallery.com

OUTLET FINE ART
253 Wilson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
www.outletbk.com

JACKIE KLEMPAY
81 Central Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206
www.jackieklempay.com

ODETTA
229 Cook Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
www.odettagallery.com

CENTOTTO
250 Moore Street #108
Brooklyn, NY 11206
www.centotto.com

About Beat Nite.
Beat Nite made its neighborhood debut in February 2009, featuring all of Bushwick’s alternative art spaces and galleries—at the time, only seven. The event grew into a biannual occurrence offering an awesome neighborhood-wide event that many have labeled “half art stroll, half bar crawl.” With over 50 galleries and alternative spaces now in Bushwick/Ridgewood, since 2012 a special guest curator has been invited to select just 10 spaces from the community’s many great offerings.

About Ben Sutton.
Ben Sutton is an art critic, journalist, and curator based in Park Slope. He is the Metro Editor at Hyperallergic, and his articles on public art, artist documentaries, the tedium of art fairs, James Franco’s obsession with Cindy Sherman, and other divisive issues been published there and by Artnet, The L Magazine, Modern Painters, Art+Auction, BKLYNR, and Brooklyn Magazine, among others. He has curated exhibitions at Field Projects, the Spring Break Art Show, the Gowanus Loft, and the Lower East Side Printshop.

Skills

  • Community
  • Visual Arts