Speaker Boxing

Check out our “Speaker Boxing” design which you can fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods by clicking here.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat Born Invincible / 8.28.18

This month join us on Tues August 28th at Songbyrd, for our next CAN I KICK IT? as we screen a the martial arts cult classic Born Invincible starring Carter Wong.  And you can now enjoy CAN I KICK IT? in all three rooms (upstairs and downstairs) of Songbyrd.

To RSVP/more info click here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ (CAN I KICK IT?) at The Kennedy Center / 12.8.18

We’ve been holding onto this one for a minute, but we’re extremely excited to announce that SHAOLIN JAZZ was recently selected to be apart of the Kennedy Center’s 2018-2019 Hip-Hop Culture Season, where we’ll be conducting a special edition of our CAN I KICK IT? engagement (on Saturday December 8th) and will be screening the 1979 cult classic The Warriors.

We’ve got more details to follow, but for tickets and additional info click here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ x Corinto Gallery

Our collaborative T-Shirt that we did with our friends at Corinto Gallery featuring our Ninja Vuitton design is now available.

Sizes: S – XXL, available via PayPal: $30 (shipping not included) – info@shaolinjazz.com, limited quantity.


CAN I KICK IT? at Made in Hong Kong Film Festival / Recap

Our CAN I KICK IT? screening at the Freer/Sackler Gallery’s (The Smithsonian) Made in Hong Kong Film Festival was, from start to finish, nothing short of a good time.  2-Tone not only rocked the opening reception (which included live Martial Arts demonstrations, curated food and cocktails) but, immediately after the reception he proceeded downstairs to setup for and rock our screening, to a maximum capacity crowd, of the Shaw Bros’ 80’s classic Legendary Weapons of Kung Fu.

To check out the full recap click here.


The 37th Chamber Mixtape

Check out our “The 37th Chamber Mixtape” design which you can fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods by click here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ x Corinto Gallery

Here’s a quick look at our collaborative T-Shirt that we did with our friends at Corinto Gallery featuring our Ninja Vuitton design.

The tee will be available tomorrow Fri Aug 3rd at our CAN I KICK IT? screening of Legendary Weapons of Kung Fu at the Freer | Sackler Gallery’s Made in Hong Kong Film Festival.  Doors open at 5 PM.  For more info click here.


“Wheel of Death – White”

Customize our “Wheel of Death – White” design to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods by clicking here.


CAN I KICK IT? at Made in Hong Kong Film Festival / 8.3.18

We’re pleased to announce that SHAOLIN JAZZ has been asked to close out the Freer Sackler Gallery’s Made in Hong Kong Film Festival, Fri Aug. 3rd, with a live DJ set by DJ 2-Tone Jones, starting at 5 PM, alongside a live martial arts demo, and a special CAN I KICK IT? screening at 7 PM feat Legendary Weapons of Kung Fu.

For additional info/RSVP click here.


“#tuesdays – white”

Because CAN I KICK IT? takes place on the 4th #tuesday of every month.  To customize this design in a range of apparel and home-goods click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat The Golden Child / Recap

Our last Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? screening featuring The Golden Child, despite it being cut short due to rain, was more than memorable.  The story starts with this event being (or supposed to at least) a make-up for our screening of the same movie, which also got rained out on its original date!  Fortunately we were able to get in some of the movie for the 200+ of you who attended before the heavy wind and rain came thru.

Thanks again to the DowntownDC BID for bringing us back for another series, props to Darcio Lira Jiu Jitsu for the demo, shouts to our cadre of media partners who helped spread the word about this year’s festivities, and special thanks to everyone who attended.

To check out the full recap click here.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat Under Siege / 7.24.18

Fresh off of our final outdoor screening at Freedom Plaza, we’re back at our monthly residency at Songbyrd (in Adams Morgan) with a screening of the 90’s contemporary cult classic – Under Siege starring Steven Seagal.

DJ 2-Tone sets the vibe at 6 PM with the screening starting at 7 PM.  Be sure to check Songbyrd’s menu for its range of drink and food specials with a vendor in the Pop-up Shop TBA.

For more info/RSVP click here.


“Rough Edges – Black”

Check out our “Rough Edges” design which is inspired by our first logo found on our first album that dropped in 2011.  To customize and purchase click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat Bloodsport / Recap
Our screening of Bloodsport insisted that you not overlook it – complete with an amazing DJ set by P.U.D.G.E Mental and an eye opening martial arts demonstration by Terence Nicholson, who conducted both a hand-form and weapons-form.

We essentially had the perfect trio: a thorough DJ set, which got the crowd open for a masterful martial arts demonstration, capped off by our CAN I KICK IT? version of Bloodsport.

Thanks to everyone who attended as well as our media partners for spreading the word and to check out the full recap click here.


“#freedom tuesdays – White
Check out our “#freedomtuesdays – white” design inspired by CAN I KICK IT?

“#freedomtuesdays” was designed specifically to commemorate our conducting of CAN I KICK IT? as an outdoor film screening series in June through July of 2017 and 2018, every Tuesday, at Freedom Plaza.

To customize and order click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? feat Bloodsport / 7.10.18Join us and the DowntownDC BID for our next Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? screening at Freedom Plaza on Tues July 10 as we feature the 80’s breakout film for Jean Claude Van Damme – Bloodsport.

For more info/RSVP click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat Romeo Must Die / Recap
We’re halfway thru our outdoor series and its great to see how, each week, the crowds continue to grow, in addition to how diverse the crowds are from literally every category of demographic.  Age, sex, ethnicity, religion, etc…these events are a testament to how art, not to mention a good time, can bring people together, from all walks of life.

Thank you to everyone who attended (including those who participated in the 90’s costume contest), thanks to DJ Miss H.E.R for setting the tone, and shouts to our media partners.

To check out the full recap click here.


“#freedomtuesdays”
Check out our “#freedomtuesdays” design inspired by CAN I KICK IT?

“#freedomtuesdays” was designed specifically to commemorate our conducting of CAN I KICK IT? as an outdoor film screening series in June through July of 2017 and 2018, every Tuesday, at Freedom Plaza.

To customize and order click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat Kung Fu Hustle / Recap

Summer nights in DC are always live and when its a night for CAN I KICK IT? – that’s next levelKung Fu Hustle provided the perfect back-drop against a mild summer breeze, which. in addition to 2-Tone’s live score of the film, created our ideal atmosphere.

Thanks to everyone who attended, the DowntownDC BID, and our media partners and we’ll be back next Tues. July 3 for Romeo Must Die.

For more recap pics click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? feat Romeo Must Die

Join us and DowntownDC BID for our next Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? screening at Freedom Plaza on Tues July 3 as we feature the hip-hop/martial arts classic Romeo Must Die starring Aaliyah (RIP) and Jet Li.

For more info/RSVP click here.


“Sweet Nancy – White”

Customize our “Sweet Nancy – White” design to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  Check out our full range of product options click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / 90’s Costume Contest

In celebration of our Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? screening of the 90’s hip-hop/martial arts classic Romeo Must Die we’re conducting a 90’s Costume Contest.  Make sure to wear your best 90’s outfit and the winners will receives prizes from SHAOLIN JAZZ and the DowntownDC BID.  See you Tues July 26, 7:30 PM, at Freedom Plaza….


Rough Edges – Red

Check out our “Rough Edges” design which is inspired by our first logo found on our first album that dropped in 2011.  To customize and purchase click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? feat Kung Fu Hustle / 6.26.18

Join us and DowntownDC BID for our next Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? screening at Freedom Plaza next Tuesday June 26th as we feature the martial arts/comedy classic Kung Fu Hustle.

We get things started at 7:30 with a guest DJ, in addition to games & activities with the movie starting at 8:30 PM

For more info and to RSVP click here.


#tuesdays – black

Because CAN I KICK IT? takes place on the 4th #tuesday of every month.  To customize this design in a range of apparel and home-goods click here.


Back on the Block

There’s nothing like having solid partners and thanks to the good people at the DowntownDC BID promotion for CAN I KICK IT? is back on the digital billboard in the heart of Chinatown in downtown Washington, DC (think Time Square in NYC), which is an incredibly big deal considering the billboard’s location and number of people who see it (100’s of thousands per day).


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat Rumble in the Bronx / Recap

We strive to bring you truly unique experiences, with our SHAOLIN JAZZ engagements, and with this year’s Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? outdoor series we’ve not only expanded the number and styles of DJs to open before select movies, but we also wanted to curate a range of martial arts demonstrations featuring a range of styles.  And at this past Tuesday’s CAN I KICK IT? we were proud to feature, to an even bigger crowd of attendees, the the International Capoeira Angola Foundation.

Thank you to everyone who attended, as well as those who spread the word, and we hope to see you next Tues June 19 as we bring you Eddie Murphy’s iconic martial arts – comedy, The Golden Child.

To check out the full event recap click here.


In the City

We’re back on the block.  See you Tues June 12.  For more info/RSVP click here.


CAN I KICK IT? – City

Check out our CAN I KICK IT? – City design which is inspired by our CAN I KICK IT? engagement where we create a live soundtrack, via DJ 2-Tone Jones, for classic martial arts films.

To customize and purchase click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? feat Rumble in the Bronx / 6.12.18

Join us, at Freedom Plaza, as we enter week #2 of our outdoors series, with DowntownDC BID, this Tues June 12 for our second film – Rumble in the Bronx starring martial arts action star Jackie Chan.

The evening gets started at 7:30 PM at Freedom Plaza with a capoeira demonstration by the International Capoeira Angola Foundation, in addition games and activities.  For more inf/RSVP click here.


Rough Edges – White – Goods + Apparel
Check out our “Rough Edges” design which is inspired by our first logo which can be found on our first album that dropped in 2011.

The album cover (and logo) was designed by graphic designer Logan Mills who’s Wu-Note album covers (Wu-Tang album covers that he redesigned inspired by the album covers from the legendary jazz record label Blue Note Records) served as the inspiration for SHAOLIN JAZZ  To customize and purchase click here.


Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat The Karate Kid / Recap
Its great to see how the support of CAN I KICK IT? has grown. From our accounts over 200 of you attended despite the clouds. Props to DowntownDC BID for bringing us back, thank you DJ Stylus for setting the tone, salute to everyone who attended, and thanks to our media partners.

We’ll be back next Tues June 12 at Freedom Plaza screening Rumble in the Bronx starring martial arts action star Jackie Chan. For more info/RSVP click here
 
For more recap pics click here

#tuesdays – Black – Goods + Apparel

Because CAN I KICK IT? takes place on the 4th #tuesday of every month.  To customize this design in a range of apparel and home-goods click here.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat The Karate Kid / 6.5.18 at Freedom Plaza

Join us this Tuesday June 5th as we again partner with the DowntownDC BID to conduct CAN I KICK IT? outdoors for their Summer Flicks series, at Freedom Plaza.  On Tues we kick-off the series with the 80’s heavy-hitter – The Karate Kid.

The party starts at 7:30 PM with guest DJ DJ Stylus (@rhome_p), in addition to games and activities with the movie starting at 8:30 PM.

CAN I KICK IT? is free, all ages, and open to the public and for additional info and RSVP click here.


#tuesdays – Black – Goods + Apparel

Introducing our #tuesdays design.

Part of our marketing of CAN I KICK IT? is to brand the day that it takes place on which is the fourth Tuesday of every month. And with Tuesday not being considered as a “party day” we wanted to encourage the idea that gives Tuesday that feeling for attendees. Enter our hashtag #tuesdays designs.

To customize and purchase click here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ Interview on Know Your Scene

Today, at 6 PM, Know Your Scene, presented by music magazine DC Music Download, will be interviewing SHAOLIN JAZZ about our upcoming CAN I KICK IT? outdoor screenings at Freedom Plaza and our other projects and engagements.  Listen live at 6 PM by clicking here.

Know Your Scene spotlights some of the most influential and interesting people who shape D.C.’s music scene. Each episode offers an in-depth look into what’s happening inside the nation’s capital through topical discussions and interviews, spotlighting the music community’s unique DIY ethos and independent spirit.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat Shogun Assassin / Recap
Good times at CAN I KICK IT? on Tues. Thanks to Songbyrd for hosting, props to everyone who attended and the vendors.

We’re taking a short break in June with us returning outdoors to Freedom Plaza for the next 6 weeks (June 5 – July 10), and we hope you can attend.  For all of the event details click here.

Beyond that, we’ll back at Songbyrd on Tues July 24 and to check out the recap pics from Tues click here.


Maurice Woods / WHAT’S GOOD(?)

In our 5th edition of WHAT’S GOOD(?) we profile Maurice Woods, a graphic designer who uses different mediums to capture his vision including the use of jazz and hip-hop.  Woods, who’s clients include Nike, established a nonprofit in 2004 called Inneract Project which brings graphic design education to under-served communities.

To check out the full read (by Griffin Woodard) click here.


#tuesdays – White – Goods + Apparel

Introducing our #tuesdays design. Part of our marketing of CAN I KICK IT? is to brand the day that it takes place on which is the fourth Tuesday of every month. And with Tuesday not being considered as a “party day” we wanted to encourage the idea that gives Tuesday that feeling for attendees. Enter our hashtag #tuesdays designs.

To customize and purchase click here.


Rough Edges – Black – Goods + Apparel
Check out our “Rough Edges” design which is inspired by our first logo which can be found on our first album that dropped in 2011.

The album cover (and logo) was designed by graphic designer Logan Mills who’s Wu-Note album covers (Wu-Tang album covers that he redesigned inspired by the album covers from the legendary jazz record label Blue Note Records) served as the inspiration for SHAOLIN JAZZ  To customize and purchase click here.


CAN I KICK IT? / 5.29.18 / feat Shogun Assassin

Next Tues (5.29.18) join us for our next edition of CAN I KICK IT? featuring Shogun Assassin (props to @GZA for putting this flick on the map), at Songbyrd Music House. You can now enjoy the movie both upstairs and downstairs, 6-10 PM, and No Cover.

For more info/RSVP click here.


Rough Edges – Black – Goods + Apparel

Introducing our “Rough Edges” design which is inspired by our first logo which can be found on our first album that dropped in 2011.

The album cover (and logo) was designed by graphic designer Logan Mills who’s Wu-Note album covers (Wu-Tang album covers that he redesigned inspired by the album covers from the legendary jazz record label Blue Note Records) served as the inspiration for SHAOLIN JAZZ  To customize and purchase click here.


Sweet Nancy – White – Goods + Apparel

Customize our “Sweet Nancy – White” design to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  Check out our full range of product options click here.


CAN I KICK IT? Returns to Freedom Plaza

We’re pleased to announce that we’re back this summer, partnering with the DowntownDC BID to conduct CAN I KICK IT? outdoors for their Summer Flicks series.  This year we’ll back at Freedom Plaza and we’re excited to inform everyone that we’ll be adding more dates this time going from June 5th – July 10th and screening classics such as The Karate Kid, Kung Fu Hustle, and Bloodsport.

We look forward to seeing you there and for more info and to RSVP click here.


“Sweet Nancy – Red” Goods + Apparel

Customize our “Sweet Nancy – Red” design to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  Check out our full range of product options click here.


Skate Sauce / SHAOLIN JAZZ

Shouts to Skate Sauce for using SHAOLIN JAZZ as inspiration-in-full for their new video aptly titled SHAOLIN JAZZ which features some of the best in the industry such as Daniel Castillo, Vinny Ponte, and Tom Penny / For info click here.


Sweet Nancy NYC Listening Party / Recap
Whenever we do SHAOLIN JAZZ events in New York its always love and our Sweet Nancy NYC Listening Party was no different.  And despite us not having done an event in New York in a min, and some rain, the community (as in people walking in not knowing what was even taking place, but intrigued by our SHAOLIN JAZZ sign) in addition to family and friends – showed up making our listening party the kind of experience that we envisioned.

Thank you to Basquiat’s Bottle for hosting and all of your generosity, thank you to all of the artists who exhibited works giving our event that extra layer, much appreciated to everyone who attended, and props to everyone who helped spread the word.

To check out the recap pics click here.


#MYTUESISBETTERTHANYOURS

This month, Tues. May 22nd at Songbyrd, join us for our next edition of CAN I KICK IT? as we screen the cult martial arts classic Shogun Assassin.  Some might even consider this film to be a hip-hop classic as it was sampled and given prominence by one of the Wu-Tang Clan’s founding member’s GZA for his legendary debut album Liquid Swords.

To RSVP/Info click here.


“Sweet Nancy – Red” Product + Apparel

And to further celebrate the release of our new Sweet Nancy from Shaolin album we thought it only fitting to release a series of commemorative designs starting with “Sweet Nancy – Red.”  To customize and purchase this design click here.

And if you’ll be attending our NYC Listening Party/Art Exhibition today in Brooklyn we’ll have this T-Shirt for your buying pleasure.


Sweet Nancy DC Listening Party / Recap
Last week’s DC Listening Party for our Sweet Nancy from Shaolin album was the perfect mix of friends and family.  Thanks to everyone who attended, all of our media partners, and props to Diet Starts Monday for hosting.  To peep the full recap click here.

If you’re in NYC we’ll be conducting our next Listening Party/Art Show Thurs May 10th in Brooklyn at Basquiat’s Bottle.  For the event info click here and to download the full album click here.


“Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” is Here!

“Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” is here and its one of our strongest and most sound albums to date.  This newest addition to the SHAOLIN JAZZ music catalog spotlights the work of the legendary Nancy Wilson blended with the iconic wordplay of Ghostface Killah and the mighty Wu-Tang Clan.  Nothing but gems for your soul and more.  The project features appearances by Redman, Keith Murray, G-Dep, Puff Daddy, D-Angelo and the late great Big Pun.

To stream click here and to download click here.


“Save Me Nancy”

Check out “Save Me Nancy” the first single from our forthcoming SHAOLIN JAZZ album “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” which drops tomorrow.  Stay tuned…


#nancymeetghost / 5.8.18

A quick reminder that our next music project, Sweet Nancy from Shaolin, drops this Tues. May 8th and, if you’re in New York, our NYC Listening Party is next Thurs. at Basquiat’s Bottle from 6 – till.  For info click here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE / Smithsonian Anacostia / Recap

Our recent performance of SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE, which quickly became a standing-room-only event, was, hands-down, one of our top 3 best performances to date and the fact that we conducted it at the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum (in the heart of SE DC) to both kick-off their Jazz Appreciation Month programming as well as in conjunction with the opening of their new A Right to the City exhibition made it all the more special.

Thanks to Perry and Marcia for bringing us, thanks to Sound of the City (band) for again allowing us to realize our vision through your musical talents, and props to everyone who attended making it a truly memorable show in, by, and for the city.

To check out the feel recap click here.


“Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” Merch

Our “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” merch on it’s way.  Props to Screening Eagle Press on the work and to @latenightgenius for the design.
We’ll have goods at our NYC Listening Party next Thurs Basquiat’s Bottle.


SHAOLIN JAZZ take-over of Capitol iLL Radio

Tomorrow, from 10 PM – 12 AM, listen in as we take-over Capitol iLL Radio (89.3 FM WPFW) playing tracks from our new project “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin,” select tracks from our catalog, jazz inspired rap music, and interviewing SHAOLIN JAZZ friends and family.  To listen at 10 PM click here.


“Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” / 5.8.18
As we get closer to the official release of our “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin” full length project (5.8.18) we felt it was only right to drop the album cover (designed by Late Night Genius).

Stay tuned for the release on Tues. May 8th, be sure to check out the first two singles “Save Me Nancy” and “Waitin’ for Firewater” on soundcloud and we hope you can make it to our DC (5.2.18 at Diet Starts Monday) and or our NYC (5.10.18 at Basquiat’s Bottle) listening parties.


37D

Customize our “37D” design to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  Check out our full range of product options here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE / NYU – DC Recap

Last Friday we had the pleasure of conducting SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE at intimate invite-only affair at NYU’s DC campus.  Props to Brian for bringing us back as well as capturing some dope shots and for the full recap click here.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat Kiss of the Dragon / 4.24.18

Tomorrow, join us at CAN I KICK IT?, at Songbyrd, as we screen the contemporary cult martial arts classic “Kiss of the Dragon” starring action star Jet Li.  We’re also pleased to announce that you’ll be able to view the film both upstairs and downstairs at Songbyrd.  For additional info click here.


Schedule of Events

We’ve got a range of events coming and to keep you updated we’ve provided a schedule.  Continue to check here for updates.


CAN I KICK IT? – City

Customize our CAN I KICK IT? – City design to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  Check out our full range of product options here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE at the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum

We’re pleased to announce that the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum has asked us to conduct SHAOLIN JAZZ L!VE as apart of their Jazz Appreciation Month celebration.  Join us on Saturday April 28th, 2 PM – 4 PM, and its free.  For more info/RSVP click here.


Sweet Nancy from Shaolin NYC Listening Party

And in addition to our DC Listening Party, we’re happy to announce that, in celebration of our upcoming Sweet Nancy from Shaolin music project, we’ll be conducting an NYC Listening Party/SOUND PATTERNS Art Exhibition (plus Artist Talk) in Brooklyn on Thurs. May 10th at Basquiat’s Bottle, 6 PM – Close, No Cover.  For additional info/RSVP click here.


The 37th Chamber Mixtape

Customize our 37th Chamber Mixtape design to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  Check out our full range of product options here.


#MYTUESISBETTERTHANYOURS

This month at CAN I KICK IT? (4.24.18 at Songbyrd), we’re screening the contemporary cult martial arts classic “Kiss of the Dragon” starring action star Jet Li.  We’ve also got a special announcement that we’ll be making soon, but for now #upstairsdowntownstairs is the hint.  Stay tuned for more…


CAN I KICK IT? – Basic White

Check out our CAN I KICK IT? – Basic White design, which you can customize to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  To the view range click here.


Sweet Nancy from Shaolin DC Listening Party 
We’re happy to announce that, in celebration of our upcoming Sweet Nancy from Shaolin music project, we’ll be conducting two listening parties (DC and NYC), the first of which will be in DC on Weds. May 2nd at Diet Starts Monday (located in the historic 14th & U street corridor), 7PM – 10PM, No Cover.  For additional info and to RSVP click here.


Waitin’ for Firewater

Today, we’re pleased to announce the drop of Waitin’ for Firewater, the second single from our forthcoming full length SHAOLIN JAZZ project – Sweet Nancy from Shaolin where we fuse vocals and instrumentals from jazz great Nancy Wilson with acappellas from legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan.

In Waitin’ for Firewater we fuse the rap genius of legendary Wu-Tang member Raekwon the Chef with the wordplay wizardry of groundbreaking Bronx MC Big Pun (RIP).   To listen click here.

Stay tuned for the full length project which drops 5.8.18.


CAN I KICK IT? Back at Freedom Plaza / Summer 2018

We’re excited to announce that we and the DowntownDC Bid are back this summer to conduct CAN I KICK IT? at Freedom Plaza, June – August 2018.  More details soon…


Sweet Nancy from Shaolin

The Listenings for our next full length music project – Sweet Nancy from Shaolin.  Good times ahead.  DC: @dietstartsmonday__ on 5.2.18 and NYC: @basquiatsbottle on 5.10.18.  Stay tuned for more info.


CAN I KICK IT? – Basic White

Check out our CAN I KICK IT? – Basic White design, which you can customize to fit a curated selection of apparel and home-goods.  To the view range click here.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat 13 Assassins / Recap

Props to everyone who trooped through the snow to attend CAN I KICK IT? last Tues.  Despite the snow, we’re fortunate to have caught the downside of the passing storm and those who came caught a classic – 13 Assassins.

Thanks to Songbyrd for hosting, salute to our vendors Earl’s Closet and New Moon Made for braving through and setting up, and much appreciated to everyone who spread the word.

Check out the full recap here.


SOUND PATTERNS / Studio Visit / Barry Bishop

In our next our Studio Visit we check out our SOUND PATTERNS featured artist Barry Bishop. Check out his and the other artists work on exhibit at The Bowie State University Gallery of Art in their Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC) thru March 30th.  Gallery hours: Mon and Tues: 10 – 6 pm, Wed: 9 – 7 pm, Thurs: 10 – 5 pm, Fri: 9 – 5 pm, Sat: 12 – 6 pm and for additional info click here.

To check out more pics of our visit click here.


SOUND PATTERNS / Studio Visit / Zsudayka Nzinga Terrell
In our next our Studio Visit we check out our SOUND PATTERNS featured artist Zsudayka Nzinga Terrell. Check out hers and the other artists work on exhibit at The Bowie State University Gallery of Art in their Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC) thru March 30th.  Gallery hours: Mon and Tues: 10 – 6 pm, Wed: 9 – 7 pm, Thurs: 10 – 5 pm, Fri: 9 – 5 pm, Sat: 12 – 6 pm and for additional info click here.

To check out more pics of our visit click here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ Apparel

Check out our catalog of over 30 original designs that you can customize to fit over 30 product options from apparel to household goods.  Take a look at out our full range of designs and products by clicking here.


Large Professor / WHAT’S GOOD(?)

It is with great honor that we present, for our next edition of WHAT’S GOOD(?), a living legend and icon in Hip-Hop culture, Large Professor aka “Large Pro,” aka “Extra P.”  We, at SHAOLIN JAZZ, take seriously the opportunity to document this very huge element of our DNA (Hip-Hop) and we cannot thank Large Pro enough for granting us this opportunity.  We’d also like to thank Maishah Hendrix for opening the door.  To check out the interview click here.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat 13 Assassins / 3.20.18

Join us, on Tues Mar. 20th at Songbyrd, for our next CAN I KICK IT? as we screen a true contemporary cult classic: 13 Assassins.  And if you pay attention to the movie poster we’ll be expanding our presence in Songbyrd, which our longtime attendees will enjoy.  To RSVP and or more info click here.


Sweet Nancy from Shaolin / “Save Me Nancy” / Single #1

We’re happy to announce the release of “Sweet Nancy from Shaolin,” the fourth edition in our line of music suites.  And with our newest music project we’re paying tribute to the unsung and incomparable singer, songwriter, and actress Nancy Wilson.

Check out the first single, “Save Me Nancy,” which features Ghostface Killah and the Wu-Tang Clan.  Listen here.


SOUND PATTERNS / Studio Visit / Ja’Mon Jackson

Check out our Studio Visit with SOUND PATTERNS featured artist: Ja’Mon Jackson.  Check out his and the other artists work on exhibit this week at The Bowie State University Gallery of Art in their Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC) thru March 17th.  Gallery hours: Mon and Tues: 10 – 6 pm, Wed: 9 – 7 pm, Thurs: 10 – 5 pm, Fri: 9 – 5 pm, Sat: 12 – 6 pm.

To check out more pics of our visit click here.


SHAOLIN JAZZ Apparel


Check out our catalog of over 30 original designs that you can customize to fit over 30 product options from apparel to household goods.  Take a look at out our full range of designs and products by clicking here.


SOUND PATTERNS / Studio Visit / John Ortiz


Check out our Studio Visit with SOUND PATTERNS featured artist: John Ortiz.  Check out his and the other artists work on exhibit this week at The Bowie State University Gallery of Art in their Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC) thru March 17th.  Gallery hours: Mon and Tues: 10 – 6 pm, Wed: 9 – 7 pm, Thurs: 10 – 5 pm, Fri: 9 – 5 pm, Sat: 12 – 6 pm.

To check out more pics of our visit click here.


SOUND PATTERNS / Bowie State University / Recap

We’ve conducted quite a few SOUND PATTERNS exhibitions and with this one being our biggest, to date, it was extremely gratifying to see our vision com-to-life in addition to seeing people truly enjoy and experience that vision.  It was also gratifying to have worked with so many talented artists from a variety of mediums.  The exhibition will be on display at the Bowie State Gallery of Art thru March 30th and for additional info including the full recap click here.


CAN I KICK IT / feat Drunken Master / Recap

This past CAN I KICK IT? – serious good times.  No heavy recap on this one, but of course thanks to everyone who attended, Songbyrd for hosting, salute to everyone who reposted, and shouts to Lex and DAVIS for the onsite support.  Got things in development for our next event 3.20.18, so stay tuned here and @SHAOLINJAZZ.


CAN I KICK IT? / feat. Drunken Master / 2.27

Join us for CAN I KICK IT? this month, on Tues. Feb. 27th at Songbyrd, as we feature Drunken Masterstarring martial arts icon Jackie Chan.  And this month in the pop-up shop will be our SHAOLIN JAZZ product line.  To RSVP/info click here.


Dan Wilkins / WHAT’S GOOD(?)

In our third edition of WHAT’S GOOD(?) we highlight Dan Wilkins: jazz artist, accomplished saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and educator.  His influences range from Dexter Gordon to Pujyashri Deepakbhai Desai.  Profile by Griffin Woodard.  For the full read click here.


SOUND PATTERNS at Bowie State University

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.