Three years ago today Dec. A music educator for 30 years, John Jacobson has made numerous children's music and fitness videos. In the aftermath of the viral video sensation known as "Double Dream Hands," John Jacobson appeared on "Ellen" and "America's Got Talent" and was invited to perform the dance onstage at a Josh Groban concert.
Jazz Hands! What does 6. Jacobson often shoots hundreds of short videos for the more than 3 million kids who use Music Express, his magazine aimed at K-6 musicians. The video, which has nearly 6. A student uploaded the video to YouTube three years ago today Dec. Popular talk show host Ellen DeGeneres posted a link to Twitter three days later, and she became so obsessed with it, she aired it on her show every day for a week. When she celebrated her birthday inJacobson was invited onto the show to perform the number with her staff.
Once, sitting in a restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, Jacobson said a group at a neighboring table was passing the video around on a smart phone, looking at him, and finally approached him. Groban, who happened to be performing in Columbus that night, invited Jacobson to attend the concert and to come onstage and dance the famous dance with him. Not all of the feedback has been positive. When comments on the original YouTube video got to be nasty, Jacobson tried personally responding to each one.
He stopped after 10, There are children watching. The song and dance are meant to teach children core values such as character development, respect, honest and intelligence, themes which run through all of his work. Teaching is important to Jacobson, whose father was superintendent of the Holmen School District for 15 years.
Education runs in the family.
Judy works for the University of Montana in Missoula. Kerry is superintendent of schools at the Lima American School in Peru. Sherry is a retired elementary school teacher in Neillsville.
Steve, who is deceased, taught in Watertown, where Kent is an elementary school principal. We owe a lot to our older siblings. They were always supportive of us. Jacobson, who continues to travel to places as far-flung as Singapore, Japan and Taipei working in classrooms, said it is inspiring and educating kids that matters most to him.
The video, dubbed "Double Dream Hands" for one of the moves in the choreography, went viral, amassing almost 6. A big 25th anniversary festival is planned April in Washington, D.
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April 9, The POB community continues to shine through this new normal, and like the fourth-grade students in Mr. Comments Upcoming Events. Monday Day 3.Double Dream Hands is a viral video starring music teacher and choreographer John Jacobson, and features a dance routine that includes a signature move that he calls "double dream hands". The dance is choreographed for the song "Planet Rock", which was written by John Jacobson as well.
On December 9th, Ellen Degeneres tweeted a link to an embedded video of the dance on her website. Search queries for "double dream hands" started in December, and peaked in early January, all within a month of the video being uploaded to YouTube. The dark black backdrop behind Jacobsen made the video ripe for parody, because the background could easily be swapped out using video editing software. There were also quite a few remix videos with new audio overlaid like "Single Ladies"and Soulja Boy.
After the video had taken off, the captain of the Dance Team of Hanford High School organized a "Double Dream Hands" performance at the school pep assembly. With the addition of 5th hour German students, and the initial uploaders of the video, the dance was recorded in front of a live audience for the first time. It was later featured on CNN's social media highlights. He was eliminated from the competition following his performance. Jacobson recounted his experience on the show on his personal website.
He was told by producers of America's Got Talent that a cooperative audience would join him in a flash mob in order to raise awareness of art and music programs being eliminated from Los Angeles area public schools. Jacobson described the experience as being "slushied", a reference to the TV show Glee.
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Since retirement John spent his days babysitting his granddaughters. He enjoyed camping, races, tractor pulls, hunting, fishing, and most of all spending time with his family and grandchildren. John, or Big John, will be remembered for his quick humor, having a nick name for everyone and most importantly his big heart. Memorial services will be 6 p. Tuesday, Dec. Thank you for reading! Sign Up. Log In. Log In Purchase a Subscription.
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