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…
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Michael Jackson Movie Night Photo Recap:
I bought these IMAX movie tickets in advance on Wednesday, October 28th, and each came with a Michael Jackson "This Is It" movie concert tag. I caught the movie with 15 or so friends on Sunday, November 1st. My reaction: This Is Exc"It"ing.
I got to Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 & IMAX early to wait for friends to arrive.
Testing out lighting on a 3-year-old cam.
I am the Michael Jackson ticket go-to man for tonight.
Lighting finally starting to work. M…
"If you attend open mics, local rock shows, First Thursdays, or First Fridays, then you probably know Jason Tom. He is Hawaii's premier human beat box whose unique talent has made him a recognizable icon in the local music and art scene" -the 808 Scene Zine
I am spotlighted in issue #41 of the 808 Scene Zine for August 2009, and I am interviewed by Ellice Island. Over 25 issues and more than two years ago I made my debut in this monthly local music and art magazine. Big thanks goes out to the 8…
Over the years I have seen all kinds of musical talents from different parts of the country and the world. I love the ones that bring something new or something old with a fresh twist on it, not straying too much from the origin. One day I came across a guy on a website that was a music artist. He was very…
This past Art After Dark "Hawai`i Ink" event on August 29th, 2008 at the Honolulu Academy of Arts featured Hawaiian slack key guitar master Makana. This event had an amazing turnout, especially those who came to see Makana, and I rock it out. People stood, and even sat on beach mats layering the wet grass from earlier poured rain just to experience the evening with us on that Central Court stage. MELE were also on hand to document my live moment with Makana as part of a reality series project st…
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