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5/31/14- ArtsInBushwick presents Community Day 2014 for BOS2014

Event emcees/DJ- Professor R.G. and DJ jojoSOUL are set to Spread the JAM LIVE at Community Day 2014!

BOS 2014 COMMUNITY DAY
Maria Hernandez Park
Knickerbocker Ave. at Starr St.
Saturday, May 31, 11am­-4pm

This is a free, family-friendly event- bring the kids!

Bring your drums/instruments for our children’s workshop “jammin’ with jojo” (around noon) and a full, all-inclusive jam for “New York Drum Jam” (around 2pm), and stay to boogie as DJ jojoSOUL kicks a dance party around 3-4pm!

Professor R.G. and DJ jojoSOUL will also broadcast the entire event via Mixlr!

If you can’t make it LIVE, tune in at jojoSOUL.com or mixlr.com/jojosoul

More info at http://artsinbushwick.org/bos2014/bos-2014-community-day/

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Percussionist/DJ/Educator/Performer in NYC Seeking Opportunities

Fam, friends, fans, and future collaborators!

I am seeking equipment sponsorship/endorsement opportunities for my professional work in drumming, teaching, and performing.  I have been teaching drum set since 1999, and have had a significant increase in opportunities to teach and provide rhythm percussion in the past 5 years in New York City and Long Island at studios, schools, workshops, after-school programs, public libraries, outdoor events, classes, community events, and more.  I have been DJing professionally since 2002, and continue to provide music for events, parties, clubs, bars, galleries, and community events.

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My needs at this time are DRUMS and PERCUSSION.  I currently teach an average of 40-50 students per week and travel to facilities with a pushcart of varied percussion instruments that I’ve acquired and maintain through heavy use.

Any help in finding a suitable business/entity for ambassadorship is greatly appreciated, and partnership is not limited to drum manufacturers.  Companies/small businesses of any kind may provide support in exchange for promotion, advertising, commercials during broadcasts and live events, product recognition, web ads/listings on site, and endorsement of service/products.  A relationship with a company would provide for mutual marketing, advertising, and promotional opportunities for future progress and development toward a mutual gain in business.

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My work is as an independent musician/DJ, freelance teaching artist, and rhythm percussion instructor.  I am always seeking gigs and opportunities to work.  I am hoping that by spreading the word, and remaining committed to learning, building, and advancing my work, I can build my business further and my ability to invest in advertising, marketing, better equipment, etc.

If you have any interest/info/ideas, please contact me at jojoSOULaudio@gmail.com.

References, reviews, employer info, videos, audio, curriculum, all available at request.

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Thanks all for your continued support!

Keep movin’ and shakin’!

jojoSOUL

@jojoSOUL

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Family Fun and Drumming this Weekend- PRAY for Good Weather!

Excited for a great weekend of events for the whole family- come on Sunshine!

On Saturday, come jam and dance with Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center for a Drum Circle at “PLAYground 2013”, presented by Brooklyn Arbor PS 414 Parent Association  (A fundraiser to support music programming in our school)

Details below- $10 tickets, FREE for children 12 and under, kids must be accompanied by adult- Tickets available at BrooklynArborEvents.com

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On Sunday, the party is in Maria Hernandez Park!  Bring your drums, instruments, noise-makers, AND dancin’ shoes!

2:15pm – 4pm-  Join us for a  drum circle/workshop, AND drum and dance to DJ jojoSOUL on the decks!  Performing with special guests Professor Robert Greene and Keisha Rochelle!

Free for ALL- bring the whole family!  More info for BOS Community Day here!

 

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Spread the word! Official Flyer for BOS’13 Community Day

FREE Family Fun!  Spread the word- Invite EVERYONE!

More info at ArtsInBushwick.org

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Sunday, June 2: Bushwick Open Studios Community Day!

Bushwick Open Studios 2013

MAY 31 – JUNE 2

Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is a three day arts and culture festival that celebrates the community’s vibrant arts scene with the goal of fostering dialogue and collaboration between local artists and residents. The festival, now in its seventh year, is hosted by the volunteer organization Arts in Bushwick (AiB) and is free and open to the public.

Bushwick Open Studios 2013 Community Day

Sunday, June 2, 2013, 11am-4pm

Maria Hernandez Park- Knickerbocker Ave. at Starr St.

Enjoy arts and crafts, live music, yoga, local art, and more, while learning about Bushwick community organizations and the services they have to offer.

Organizations and performers in BOS Community Day Festival 2013:
Arts in Bushwick * Bushwick Eco Action Network (BEAN) * Beacon Center for Arts & Leadership * Coalition for Hispanic Family Services * Eco Station: NY/Bushwick Farmers Market
Uproar Art* Brooklyn Public Library *El Puente *Bushwick Food Coop * Make the Road* The Living Gallery * Artfully Unforgotten* Pratt Institute’s Creative Arts Therapy Department * Boswyck Farms* Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) * Loom Yoga * FLOOR ROYALTY CREW * MEGA *Binho Shining * jojoSOUL * Cocoon presented by Figment

For more info: artsinbushwick.org

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2/3/13- Beats and Brunch at Queens Comfort

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Join us this Sunday, February 3 for “Beats and Brunch” at Queens Comfort!

Homecookin’ real food and real music- come enjoy!

Visit QC at queenscomfort.blogspot.com

Great time at “Jammin’ with jojo” Workshop, GSBDance!

Image We had a great time at the “Jammin’ with jojo” Workshop at Great South Bay Dance Studio this past Saturday, 10/20.  The class had about 10 students, all singing, drumming, dancing, and enjoying!  We learned about the beat in music, counting 1-2-3-4, marching, dancing, singing our names, and even sang and played along to pop hits the children suggested- “Call Me Maybe”!

Thanks to all who came, parents who brought their children, and THANKS TO MY YOUNG DRUMMERS!  I can’t wait until the next workshop!  GO GSBDANCE!