Beat it! with The Junkman™
The Junkman’s all new multi-media theatrical extravaganza. Hundreds of re-used materials fill 17 stations on the stage – music, lights, videos, animation, a rhythmic karate exhibition, beatboxing, Arduino, robots and much more….

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Global Junkjam
This annual event occurs every Earth Day when The Junkman™ and musicians, students and fans gather together via Google Hangouts and jam together to the eco-chants of The Junkman™. All using recycled materials.

 

The Rhythm Recyclers
This dynamic duo of The Junkman™and DJ Jack D. Elliot is guaranteed to bring the house to its dancing feet and keep them there!

Odin, The Opera

A full-length, ground-breaking contemporary opera using street singing and spoken word yet adhering to the structure and forms of traditional opera (i.e., aria, recitative…) with the music created by an orchestra of eleven percussionists all performing exclusively on amplified recycled materials. Here is the trailer sampler:

Allayoona (The Lost Civilization)

Composed for high school level, this musical concert work explores the current state of the earth with positive and uplifting messages about solutions to better, cleaner air, water and soil. For chorus, band and other smaller instrumental ensembles.

See The Junkman and his Junk-posse of kids explore music, music-making,movement, science, the environment

and how it’s all connected. Here’s a full 30 minute episode of the show:

The Junkman custom designs programs, exhibitions, and workshops for museums. Several past projects include work for the Boston Children’s Museum, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Greensboro Children’s Museum, Providence Children’s Museum, and Brooklyn Children’s Museum.