CelloJoe is an anomaly in the world of cellists.
By combining cello with beatboxing, he has created a unique genre: classical hip hop. Looped and layered beatboxing beats (vocal percussion) and funky cello form a rich soundscape for intelligent lyrics; CelloJoe spreads joy, laughter and consciousness raising vibrations. CelloJoe's eclectic sound also incorporates the style of old time, jug band, blues and kids's music.
CelloJoe is the world's first long distance musical bike touring cellist. In 2007-2008, he rode with the pleasant revolution, a 5,000 mile bike tour from north san juan, california to Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. In May 2009, he did a 500 mile bike tour through Utah with SHAKE YOUR PEACE! In August 2009, he rode from Portland, Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in the Pleasant Revolution Northwest Bicycle Music Festival Tour. His most recent ride was a seven month odyssey through Europe with the Pleasant Revolution Bicycle Music Tour through England, Holland, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, France, and Spain. More information is available at PleasantRevolution.net
cellojoe.com - classical hiphop & funky folk
mobile: (+1) 650.208.7149
CDs: cellojoe.bandcamp.com and cdbaby.com/cd/cellojoe
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