Step Afrika! is an amazing dance and movement ensemble based out of Washington D.C. that tours 11 months out of the year both nationally and internationally. When they reached out to me about performing at their 25th anniversary celebration (the opening weekend's beatbox duties were covered by RHAZEL) I said YES. I was blown away by the intensity and passion…
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Andres is my good buddy who plays bilingual (Spanish/English) music for families. His group, 123conAndres, is an international sensation and grammy winner. He recently visited Bmore to hang, jam, film and laugh. I am INSPIRED by his work ethic, creativity, musicality, openness, knowledge, and AMAZING YouTube channel. This video starts with the results of our session and continues with two…
The otherworldly Scott Patterson of Afrohouse (Baltimore) is writing a Space Opera Ballet that is epic, far reaching and yet very human in the questions it asks. I am so honored to be a part of the ensemble.
Thanks to double bassist Yoshi Horiguchi for the invite to perform at Peabody Conservatory.
Baltimore beatboxer Shodekeh is the curator behind the Embody Lab vocal series. Simple rules: no instruments allowed except VOICE. No looping, no electronics.This clip, shot by Tom Kessler, features vocalist Navasha Daya with support from Chuck the Madd Ox, Victoria Vox, Sinead Fahey, and Juliana Marin.
Neckworken is working necks! Check out this clip from our performance in DC at the Boogie Babes series! More to come, follow on Facebook at #maxmakesmusic
Treason Toting manufactures a variety of bags locally in Baltimore, MD. They are very well made and strike a pleasing balance between functionality and aesthetic. The artists behind the line are featured in Shine Creative's video series on Baltimore creatives. I composed the music for the piece. Check it out below!