Ad Libs: Have cello, will travel | Ad Libs | Rebecca Wallace | Palo Alto Online |

Local Blogs

Ad Libs

By Rebecca Wallace

E-mail Rebecca Wallace

About this blog: I grew up in Menlo Park and have long been involved with both local journalism and local theater. After starting my career as an editorial intern with The Almanac, I was a staff reporter for the Almanac and the San Mateo County Ti...  (More)

View all posts from Rebecca Wallace

Ad Libs: Have cello, will travel

Uploaded: May 6, 2010
He bills himself as "the wildest beatboxing cellist in the West." Now Cello Joe (aka Joey Chang) is perhaps aiming for a broader geographic title. He's about to embark with a group of other musicians on a six-month bicycle tour of Europe, dubbed The Pleasant Revolution.

The Los Altos native, profiled in the Weekly last year, is likely not looking to overthrow any governments. His strongest passions seem to be for organic vegetables and freestyling on his cello. And doing very green things. This tour is all about bike-generated power: Musician/cyclists are carrying their own equipment so they can put on amplified concerts all over the place without using a truck or van. ...

To read the rest of this posting, go to Ad Libs.
What is democracy worth to you?
Support local journalism.

Comments

 +  Like this comment
Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of ,
on May 6, 2010 at 8:07 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Do you know how many pieces there are in a cello? In my 6th grade class, Betty Sullivan was showing off her cello in the yard and someone bumped it. Rapid disassembly!! Carrying a cello on a bike has to be a challenge.
I believe Sheriff Arapaio makes prisoners peddle bike generators to power the court ordered TVs. One of the radios I operated in the Army, the SCR694 had a hand operated generator. One hand powered on air session and you made sure never to run out of batteries again.


 +  Like this comment
Posted by o, a resident of Cuernavaca,
on Jul 9, 2016 at 9:38 am

Web Link


Follow this blogger.
Sign up to be notified of new posts by this blogger.

Email:

SUBMIT
Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Stay informed

Get daily headlines sent straight to your inbox.

Los Altos's State of Mind opening NYC-inspired pizza shop in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 8,452 views

Wait, wait – we’re working on it
By Diana Diamond | 19 comments | 2,623 views

My Pet Peeves
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 8 comments | 2,050 views

Premarital and Couples: Here Be Dragons!
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,373 views

Goodbye toy stores
By Cheryl Bac | 9 comments | 1,365 views

 

Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

Contest Details