COLOR of SOUND / The Bishop Gallery / Recap

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Thanks to everyone that came thru to COLOR of SOUND in NYC on Fri, The Bishop Gallery and its staff for hosting, our SHAOLIN JAZZ team, and props to all of the artists who participated.  To see the recap pics click here.

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Movie Poster Design Contest Winner: Dave Singleton

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2-Tone and I would like to announce and congratulate the winner of our SHAOLIN JAZZ Movie Poster Design Contest – Dave Singleton.  We received a variety of very unique submissions, however, Dave’s work most closely aligned with our contest criteria.  To see some of the standout contest entries click here.

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CAN I KICK IT? / 10.23 / Screening “8 Diagram Pole Fighter” and “Ong Bak”

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Please join us next Thursday October 23rd at Marvin (DC), for the fifth edition of CAN I KICK IT? (classic Kung-Fu flics backed by a soundtrack of classic hip-hop, funk, and soul music), where we’ll be screening “8 Pole Diagram Fighter” and “Ong Bak.”  For more info/RSVP click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC / Fall/Winter 2014 Photo Shoot (Part 2)

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Welcome to Part 2 of the SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Fall/Winter 2014 Photo Shoot for SHAOLIN JAZZ Apparel.  Part 2 of the Fall/Winter shoot  is a continuation from F/W Part 1 – highlighting the girl’s experiences in New York, including an impromptu session at the Eat The Cake Studios in Brooklyn.  To see the full shoot click here.

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COLOR of SOUND

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The reception for our next COLOR of SOUND Art Exhibition (featuring works inspired by jazz, hip-hop, martial arts, and SHAOLIN JAZZ) will be Friday October 24th at The Bishop in Brooklyn.  For more info click here.

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The SHAOLIN JAZZ Movie Poster Design Contest

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The SHAOLIN JAZZ Movie Poster Design Contest is a month long competition (Wednesday September 16th – Wednesday October 15th), whereby participants can submit designs that interpret SHAOLIN JAZZ – The 37th Chamber as a Kung-Fu movie.  For more info including rules, prizes, and guidelines click here.

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CAN I KICK IT? / 9.25 / Screening “Drunken Master” and “Black Belt Jones”

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Please join us next Thursday September 25th at Marvin (DC), for the fourth edition of CAN I KICK IT? (classic Kung-Fu flics backed by a soundtrack of classic hip-hop, funk, and soul music), where we’ll be screening “Drunken Master” and “Black Belt Jones.”  For more info/RSVP click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC / Fall/Winter 2014 Photo Shoot (Part 1)

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Welcome to Part 1 of the SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Fall/Winter 2014 Photo Shoot for SHAOLIN JAZZ Apparel. The Fall/Winter shoot finds the girls enjoying NYC mainstays, as they did in Spring/Summer Part 1. To view Part 1 of the Fall/Winter shoot click here.

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The SHAOLIN JAZZ Marketing Internship

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The SHAOLIN JAZZ team is looking for a Marketing Intern (MI) to assist with our college/university marketing efforts.  Our MI must have an interest in learning creative marketing, specifically transmedia, and how to utilize social media to create a positive impact.  For details click here.

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CAN I KICK IT? Classic Kung-Fu Flics x Classic Hip-Hop

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Please join us on Thursday August 28th at Marvin (DC), for the third edition of CAN I KICK IT? (classic Kung-Fu flics backed by a soundtrack of classic hip-hop, funk, and soul music), where we’ll be screening “Blood Sport” and “Shaolin vs Lama.”  For more info/RSVP click here.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ T-Shirts / “Hi-Fi”

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To customize and purchase our “Hi-Fi” T-Shirt click here.

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#tbt SHAOLIN JAZZ ePosters / 1st release / Artist: Grover Washington Jr.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ in India / Week 3

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To check out DJ 2-Tone’s photos from his third week in India click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: Laura Weyl

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SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: photographer, filmmaker, actress, and model Laura Weyl.  For the read click here.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ T-Shirts / “Compass”

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To customize and purchase our “Compass” T-Shirt click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: Whitney Brown

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SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: singer, songwriter, dance, host Whitney Brown.  For the read click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC / Summer 2014 Photo Shoot (Part 2)

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Welcome to Part 2 of the SHAOLIN JAZZ  DREAM GIRLS  – NYC photo shoot for SHAOLIN JAZZ – Apparel.  Part 2 finds the girls progressing from their day in Part 1 as they enjoy a summer day in Brooklyn.

To check out the full shoot click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: Boshia Rae-Jean

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SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: femcee, songwriter, entertainer Boshia Rae-Jean.  For the read click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: Dyesha Hicks

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SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: model and personality Dyesha Hicks.  For the read click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: Melanie J.B. Charles

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SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Interviews: singer, songwriter, producer, flutist and actress Melanie J.B. Charles.  For the read click here.

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DREAM GIRLS – NYC / Summer 2014 Photo Shoot (Part 1)

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We’re pleased to present the next edition in our DREAM GIRLS series with DREAM GIRLS – NYC.  Similar to our DREAM GIRLS – DC Edition, our NYC photo shoot highlights a day in the life of four friends (during a summer in Brooklyn, NY), Hip-Hop enthusiasts, who are rocking product from our newly expanded range of SHAOLIN JAZZ Apparel.  For the full shoot click here and stay tuned for more as this project continues to roll-out.

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CAN I KICK IT?  Kung-Fu Flics + Classic Hip-Hop

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Please join us, on Thursday June 27th (and every 4th Thursday thereafter) at Marvin (DC), for CAN I KICK IT? – a unique film experience where two martial arts films will be screened throughout the venue and will be backed by a soundtrack of Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul and cinema soundbites mixed live by DJ 2-Tone Jones.  For more info click here.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ in India / Week 2

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2-Tone and his team have now traveled to Calcutta.  To view more pics of his week 2 click here.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS – NYC Edition (behind-the-scenes)

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Last Thurs., in Brooklyn, Chris Carr shot the newest edition of SHAOLIN JAZZ DREAM GIRLS (a concept photo shoot for our SHAOLIN JAZZ T-shirt line), which resulted good times and amazing shots.  The full DREAM GIRLS – NYC shoot will drop soon and for more behind-the-scenes pics click here and to check out our first DREAM GIRLS shoot, shot in DC, click here.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ in India / Week 1

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For more recap pics of Week 1 click here.

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SHAOLIN JAZZ in India

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DJ 2-Tone Jones of the SHAOLIN JAZZ Project was recently selected to participate in the first ever Next Level program initiated by the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill Department of Music and the US State Department. Along with 3 other artists, 2-Tone is currently in India for the next 3 weeks engaging youth and local artists with Hip Hop as a means to bring about conflict resolution.  Here are some pictures of his travels thus far:

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For more recap pics of day 1 click here.

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Spring ’14 Photo Recap

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Here’s a glimpse into our travels throughout the 2014 Spring academic semester, including our engagements at Stonehill College, Boston University, Clarke University, SW Minnesota State University, Nichols College, Delaware State University, South Dakota State University, Rippon College, the 2014 NACA Northern Plains Regional Conference and the One Mic Worldwide Hip Hop Festival presented by the Kennedy Center.  Click here to see Part 1 of the recap.