I get asked from time to time how I got influenced into what I do with the art of beatboxing. To summarize, it essentially started off (during the pre-YouTube era) with Michael Jackson's music, then Michael Jackson as an artist, which gradually expanded to life experiences and other influences including Rahzel, Elaine Chao, and more along the way (i.e. Bobby McFerrin, Michael Winslow, Doug E. Fresh, etc.). To be more specific and in depth... I decided to devote this blog entry about my adventure…
Blog posts : "mckinley high school"
Last month (July 12th) I opened up for America's Best Dance Crew (ABDC) Quest Crew for the Movement at the McKinley High School Auditorium.
I'm also an alumnus of McKinley High School, and I was featured in McKinley High School's student newspaper the Pinion (the final issue for the 2008-2009 school year) less than a month prior. It was fun performing in front of a crowd expecting to see a full on …
Today the McKinley High School Student Newspaper "The Pinion" featured an interview with Jason Tom. Special thanks goes out to the Pinion staff/advisors, Minna Jun, and McKinley High School. This is the online version of that interview.
Beat boxing toward fame
Honoring a McKinley alum
By Minna Jun
Jason Tom, a graduate of McKinley High School class of '01, is known as the "Human Beat Box." Performing as a professional beat boxer, he first starte…
Jason Tom Tweets
- DOGS & CATS Kanikapila Jam with #jasontom (@akgaudio X @beatboxbattletv ) and @ukeboy808 (@kanileaukulele) at... https://t.co/0wct8zufaI
- DOGS & CATS Kanikapila Jam with #jasontom (@akgaudio X @beatboxbattle ) and ukeboy808… https://t.co/O2zHLRHtEf
- "In my weakness, you are merciful." -Your Presence is Heaven I love you Lord!
- Your presence is heaven to me! #Jesus #God I love you Jesus! https://t.co/jeLPOpf7Jz
- New beatbox and ukulele tutorial video on my Instagram! Big up to my buddy Jody Kamisato!
- What's within a name? How many strokes does it take to write my Chinese name? 19 + 7 + 14 = 40 stokes total.... https://t.co/FYb29Bvro9
- What's within a name? How many strokes does it take to write my Chinese name? 19 + 7 + 14 = 40 stokes total.... https://t.co/TEqnzSvq0E
- Mahalo @eastthere for this #JasonTom #namelogo #handstyle! Stoked that there are those of you who responded with... https://t.co/tS0s7bynMj
- What's within your name? Did you know Tom is a Chinese family name? Chinese family names traditionally don't have... https://t.co/SpdXaLDkBh
- Did you know Tom is a Chinese family name? Chinese family names traditionally don't have meanings. Our Chinese... https://t.co/VRLFkw37iM
- Did you know Tom is a Chinese family name? Chinese family names traditionally don't have meanings. Our Chinese... https://t.co/2eUqNrGdOf
- What do you think of the new #JasonTom #HumanBeatbox logo on the IG post previous to this one? One hundred... https://t.co/AAONJxBOgP
- Have you seen my new #JasonTom logo on my cover photo? One hundred percent hand done. Not made with a premade... https://t.co/xYFKWuVWoC
- I posted a new photo to Facebook https://t.co/mDhiaSqpme
- Honestly, I think Bill Goldberg will smash Brock Lesnar again. Spear, jackhammer.. pin. Brock is done!