Amazing YouTube Music Video Series #5: Joseph (Poolpo) BeatBoxing Man

YouTube Amazing Music Video Series #5: Joseph (Poolpo) BeatBoxing Man

Original YouTube Title:
BeAt bOx

Original Date Posted on YouTube:
April 21st, 2007

Original Poster’s Comments:
“… tHis guy is really good for this business, he also sings Michael Jackson’s song… BILLY JEAN!!!, thE USHER song yeah! check this video out… DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME...

Number of  YouTube Views of  this Video at the Time of its Posting on MusTech.Net:
3,323,280

YouTube Snapshot of Video:

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MusTech.Net Comment:

Joseph (Poulpo or Poolpo) is a French Beatboxer that burst onto the “scene” in 2007 when he was a participant in the French Talent Show, Nouvelle Star.  If you are not familiar with beatboxing, it is a music talent that allows the vocalist to reproduce drums and other techno-sounds and rhythms using their mouth, lips, tongue, or any other part of their face (often a microphone is used to produce other effects or enhance them).

When I first saw this over a year -I was stunned at the ability of Joseph.  While many others have this ability, it was this video that turned me on to just how complex, creative, and imitative beatboxing can truly be.   Interestingly enough almost all videos of Joseph were pulled shortly after they started to appear because of copyright violation and request from the holders to pull them.   These videos are now widely available again and must not be contested anymore…

Misc. Information:
There is not much information about Joseph on the web, here is his vague Wikipeda article:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poulpo

The show Nouvelle Star may be found here:
http://www.nouvellestar.fr/accueil.html

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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.
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