A New Year signifies fresh starts and new beginnings. But it is also an opportunity for reflection on past experiences, opportunities and lessons learned that provide inspiration for the future.
Enter DJ Jazzy Jeff and his new web series Vinyl Destination.
In 2012, DJ Jazzy Jeff toured the world, literally. And he was able to capture the adventure on camera for everyone to see. Last week, DJ Jazzy Jeff released a preview of Vinyl Destination. Fans have responded eagerly in anticipation of the start of the full series.
The first episode of Vinyl Destination airs today, and begins with Jeff’s visit to Hong Kong during his Asian Tour. Subsequent episodes will air biweekly and cover over 50 cities in more than 20 countries across four continents. Viewers will share in the excitement that fans all over the globe enjoyed when their favorite DJ took the stage. Look out for appearances by legendary artists like Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Estelle, Rohan Marley and more.
“I am blessed to be able to travel the world and play music for people to enjoy,” said Jeff. “So I thought it would be a great idea to record it this time so that I could take my fans along for the ride.”
Filmed and edited by Cristopher Schafer of Virginia-based production company, Visually Inklined, Vinyl Destination shows viewers what it is really like to be one of the world’s busiest DJ’s. In addition to DJ Jazzy Jeff, Schafer and the rest of the Visually Inklined team have also worked with artists like The Roots and Travis Barker.
Schafer was especially impacted by his unforgettable journey with DJ Jazzy Jeff.
“I’ve learned so much about music and its impact on people of all cultures while traveling and filming with DJ Jazzy Jeff,” says Schafer of his experience working with Jeff.
Vinyl Destination is a must watch series for everyone. Even those not as familiar with DJ culture will be intrigued by the many facets of Jeff’s voyage. Prepare to revel in the people, food, sights, culture and, most of all, the MUSIC.# vimeo.com/56993972 Uploaded 17.6K Plays 109 Likes 6 Comments
To continue with DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Vinyl Destination series, here is the second installment, Vinyl Destination: Episode 2. In this episode DJ Jazzy Jeff and his team explore the streets and city life of Hong Kong. Please enjoy another 15 minutes of fun, music, and entertainment. Most importantly, we hope you all continue on this musical journey around the world with DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Please stay tuned for Vinyl Destination: Episode 3, which will be released two weeks from today.# vimeo.com/57869630 Uploaded 13.8K Plays 73 Likes 10 Comments
We’re back with another installment of DJ Jazzy Jeff’s Vinyl Destination series. In episode 3, DJ Jazzy Jeff and his team travel through the streets of Singapore, the Philippines, and Indonesia. In Vinyl Destination: Episode 3, you’ll all get the opportunity to see one of the most beautiful, yet prestigious places to visit on the planet, while also exploring the life of those who live in these places. Please enjoy another 15 minutes with DJ Jazzy Jeff and his crew, as they continue to take us on a musical journey to some of the most remote places in the world# vimeo.com/58936069 Uploaded 7,764 Plays 38 Likes 1 Comment
In this weeks episode, the tour continues in Pattaya and Phuket. After experiencing beautiful beaches and the incredible sunsets of Thailand, the team is off to Japan with stops in Kyoto, Fukuoka and Tokyo! But somewhere along the way, a key member of the team goes missing. Where in the world is DJ Jazzy Jeff? No matter how hectic things get, one can never lose the headliner! Tune in to find out how the crew managed to lose DJ Jazzy Jeff during the final stretch of the Asia tour.# vimeo.com/60967750 Uploaded 8,622 Plays 36 Likes 3 Comments