2:00 PM – Roulette Children’s Concert
Experimenting with DJ’ing.
In this workshop, Jeannie Hopper will open up your mind to the many fun creative possibilities one can have on the dj decks. Kids and parents alike are drawn to the turntables and cd mixers with an urge to touch the equipment. We’ll explore turntables & CDJ players together as Jeannie demonstrates the basics to using the equipment as an instrument including creating crazy sounds & ambiences beyond the basic cutting & scratching. Also, we’ll explore the fun of MC’ing in many
experimental ways and see who’s got rhythm or not with some fun handheld percussion. All will enjoy lots of Hands on and Audience Participation action.
DJ Jeannie Hopper is the “DJ who is devoted to exposing soul infused grooves of all persuasions” – Muzik Magazine/UK. Her world is the musical land of Liquid Sound Lounge, on WBAI 99.5fm Sat.6-9p in New York City and streaming live online to a global following, and DJ’ing in venues around New York City & globally, uniting all through the power of the groove. A true innovator in her field where she includes poets performing live in her multi-rhythmic DJ mix since the show’s inception 8 years ago. She created the series “Mixology+Wordology” that best describes her live work with poets and performers. She is appreciated by performance artists/poets for her ability to mix on the turntables improvisational soundscapes bringing their words to life. Around New York city she’s brought the “Mixology+Wordology” experience live to such places as Knitting Factory, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, University of the Streets, Dance Theater Workshop, Izzy Bar, Joe’s Pub, Downtown Arts Festival+more. She also dj’s for big dance floors and intimate lounges throughout New York city, the USA and around the world. Her latest endevours find her with her own record label, marketing company and at the production & remix table for such artists as Groove Collective and Astronauts of Antiquity. Check it all out at LiquidSoundLounge.com