We had a good time shooting this impromptu video two weeks ago at Coney Island. The wind and traffic on the boardwalk were no joke, but it was worth it.
For tickets to our CAN I KICK IT? event at The Kennedy Center click here.
“Scalp ‘Em” feat/fusing Method Man, Ghostface, and Raekwon with “Kasalefkut-Hulu” by Mulatu Astatke / from our first album entitled SHAOLIN JAZZ The 37th Chamber (2011). Video by @soulcinematic
A big art of what we like to is to educate while entertaining, so it was a no-brainer to integrate live martial arts demos and here’s a clip from Tuesday of the capoeira demo by The International Capoeira Angola Foundation at CAN I KICK IT?
For more recap footage click here.
See you this Tues June 19 for The Golden Child and to RSVP/info click here.
Check out “Save Me Nancy” the first single from our forthcoming SHAOLIN JAZZ album “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” which drops tomorrow. Stay tuned…
We’re pleased to announce that The Bowie State University Gallery of Art and VCDMA (Visual Communication and Digital Media Arts) will, for it’s Black History Month 2018 programming, be presenting SOUND PATTERNS by SHAOLIN JAZZ
Opening reception Mar.1.18 / 6 – 8 PM / DJ 2-Tone Jones (hip-hop, jazz, rare grooves) / Artist Talk
For all exhibition info including the opening reception click here.
Props to the Downtown DC BID for creating this highly impactful media opportunity. If you’re in Chinatown (Washington, DC) check us out. And for all info about the Downtown Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? outdoor screening series click here.
SHAOLIN JAZZ A / V is hands down our most experimental engagement to date. Props to everyone that attended our first installment, salute to the Anacostia Arts Center for bringing us out, and shouts to all of those who helped spread the word. And with all of the positive feedback that we received, 2-Tone and I are certainly looking forward to conducting more of these. To view more recap pics click Read the rest of this entry
Meet Tewodross “Teo” Melchishua (pronounced Tee-oh-droze Mell-keshu-ah) one of the panelists on our discussion this Sunday. Teo serves as an associate professor and program coordinator of visual communication and digital media arts program (VCDMA) and teaches courses in animation, motion graphics, cinematography, new media, hip-hop studies and contemporary (underground) art/design. Teo also works this through his film and digital media studio collective Visual Jazz, located in the Art Lives Here Business Incubator, in Mount Rainier, just in the Gateway Arts district of Prince George’s County.
Teo is a filmmaker, animator, visual artist, VJ, projection designer, educator and curator from Prince George’s County, Maryland, who received his BA in Art/Photographic Media from Morgan State University, and an MFA in Imaging & Digital Arts from UMBC.
His visual art, animation and films have been shown to audiences nationally and internationally.
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