Social agency through songwriting, collaboration and performance
Meet the Artists:
Kaila Mullady is a New York based performer – The 2015 World Beatbox Champion, the 2014 American Vice Beatbox Champion, 3x Loop Station Champion and 3x reigning Beatrhyme Champion. Kaila performs all over the world infusing beatboxing, singing, rapping, poetry and theater to push the boundaries of creativity and show just what the human instrument is capable of.
In addition to performing Mark teaches beatboxing. He helped to pioneer a beatboxing-based speech therapy program in collaboration with the revolutionary education program, B.E.A.T. Global and New York University. Mark seeks to inspire others to find their voice through playful exploration and improvisation. Mark teaches private and group lessons as well as workshops to all ages and ability levels.
Yuto Kanazawa is a NY based guitarist and award winning composer originally from Japan. He has been in the US for over ten years performing with renowned musicians including Grammy winning singer Kurt Elling, Phil Wilson, Don Pate, Ron McClure, Kuni Mikami, Gregg Errico and Jerry Martini from Sly and Family Stone, Rogério Boccato, Darrell Green, Gabriel Vivas, Takeshi Ohbayashi, Jonathan Pinson, Mario Castro, Felix Peikli and many others.
“This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Queens Council on the Arts.”
This project is made possible in part by funding and support from Culture Push, Inc.