THE COOLPOCKETS STORY
Paul Guzman-Sanchez also is known as "COOLPOCKETS" (spelled as one word) is locked in stone in history books as a legendary dancer/musician/recording artist that has made history in Movies, TV, and in Music.
This is a documentary on the dancer/musician Paul 'COOLPOCKETS" Guzman-Sanchez
He is apart of American Urban Dance and Pop Music Culture. If you were raised in the '80s and '90s then you have seen him without knowing him. He has had a direct impact on trends that have changed the world as we know it today. His performances in music videos, major motion pictures have directly affected generations of major label recording artist from Michael Jackson to Rod Stewart and dancers working in the entertainment industry. Director, Choreographer, Kenny Ortega hired COOLPOCKETS along with his dance group Chain Reaction in 79 to perform in the movie Xanadu with Gene Kelly and Olivia Newton John and in the 80's MTV era for all of his projects because of his cutting edge street dance style.
This documentary is a one of a kind in the world of music and dance covering a timeline from 1974 to present-day times with rare behind the scenes footage performing in music video's, TV, and Movies. Paul dips into his own peronal home movie archives with never before scene footage of COOLPOCKETS dancing.
Paul Guzman-Sanchez is the American Dream come true for the middle to low income raised Puerto Rican/ Mexican Latino coming from Reseda Ca. COOLPOCKETS became a direct influence and connection to major Music Recording Stars and to the clothing and dance trends that impacted the world from the unique street clothing he wore in his projects.
This documentary will enlighten the world to his accomplishments and the impact that he has personally made and left on mainstream society that way we know today.
The documentary started in 2016 is produced, directed, by Paul 'COOLPOCKETS" Guzman-Sanchez, co-filmed by his son Brandon Guzman-Sanchez an experienced cameraman himself and edited by Paul 'COOLPOCKETS" Guzman-Sanchez
O.G. KOBRA - BOOYAA TRIBE (SAMOAN GANGSTER RAP GROUP)
POPIN PETE - ELECTRIC BOOGALOOS STREET DANCE GROUP
TOLEDO DIAMOND - (ORIGINAL CHAIN REACTION DANCE COMPANY MEMBER 1978)
JARA HARRIS - SLAPBAK BAND (1993 WARNER BRO. RECORDING ARTIST)
RICK NUHN - RADIO HOST (1984 & 85 KGFJ AM RADIO STATION LOS ANGELES CA.)
RICHIE "GAJATE" GARCIA - PROFESSIONAL PERCUSSIONIST "LP" (1991 RHYTHM TRIBE PERCUSSIONIST)
DAVE DONELY - 1991 RHYTHM TRIBE PERCUSSIONIST
JEFF HARRIS - 1990 NADINE'S MUSIC STORE (PRO AUDIO DIVISION)
MIKE PECINA - DANCER
ARMADIP "AMMO" PHGURA (COOLPOCKETS 10 YEAR CERTIFIED DANCE STUDENT)
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