DJ Luis Aragon
Manuel Dos Santos and Flavie
Doria Levit & Guests
HIP HOP HOST
Long time friend of Albert Torres and AT Productions, Robert Rodriguez is our head DJ coordinator of LA SALSA FEST. He also coordinates The dance Show Music playback.
Robert, was born in Havana Cuba with an high interest in music since his childhood. he Moved to the states with his family as a teenager . At age 16 he got granted a turn table and amplifier and 2 speakers . his first purchase was 3 albums of his favorite artists Oscar d’Leon, El Gran Combo de Puerto rico and Celia Cruz. with this Robby Started his journey of Dj, building his Dj Booth creating tracks and augmenting his collection slowly but surely to owning 50 LPS, played first at his family & Friends parties quickly move up to clubs In Los Angeles where he met later on Albert Torres at the Fifth avenue. From then on, given the opportunity Robby moved along in the realm of Salsa Congresses around the word from Japan to Dubai , Switzerland Spain and so forth. Internationally renowned Robby has shared his Talent for 27 years . This is the life he loves and Lives it full on. ”
“I am very grateful to Albert Torres for the opportunities he has given me and for the ability to share the joy of what I do best with the world. ¡Que viva la salsa!
Joe is a bit of a jack of many Skills. He is so passionate about music that he developed a cross roads of activities to promote and keep vibrant the latin music various rhythms that make our heart pound and commonly called salsa. Besides tracking down around the world rare and eclectic mambo or salsa records, Joey is also known as the co founder of Mambo Madness Social in Los Angeles, Vinyl nights since 2012 . Joey Jones is one of the most requested Dj in the US.
His interest for music goes back to his childhood learning various instruments and in particular trumpet and drum , His knowledge in music is eclectic and goes from Soul R&B to jazz to hip hop which led him accidentally to encounter Salsa in Puerto Rico in the late 90’s. Since then, he accumulated knowledge in the history & roots of Salsa, collected over 5000 records and perfected a unique style of Dj-ing for the past 9 years.
He is been honored by Albert Torres at the LA SALSA FEST with an award for his contribution to the salsa Music and Dance community .
As if his agenda was not full enough Joey is as well manager and booking agent for the one of hottest band in Europe Tromboranga from Spain. Joey is touring currently with The Band in the US and will present with albert Torres at the LA SALSA FEST closing night Sunday May 28.
Born in Mexico but raised in the U.S has made a name for himself as one of the top DJs in the Pacific Northwest. Edgar has travelled internationally from china to Vancouver and is playing at a variety of Salsa Congresses in the US and Mexico Including annually at the LA SALSA FEST
He recently pioneered the AVS (All Vinyl Salsa) night in Seattle. Whether Edgar is be playing from CDs, his laptop or spinning vinyls he’s constantly looking for that one great song that will make you dance your heart out! Let him spin your Nights
Dj Tico, is ready for another great year at The LA SALSA FEST where He has been a Guest DJ for the past 10 years.
Born in Nicaragua Live in Los Angeles , Tico Spins and Spins and spins Salsa dancers of LA and around always Smiling
He loves Salsa Music on Vinyl Records and share the Love as a resident Dj at Granada and There rumba room amongst other salsa Clubs in Los Angeles area . Dj Tico will be heating up the Pool Parties as well .
Willie Martinez Lives in San Francisco. Originally from El Salvador, Willie started his journey as a DJ in 2006 at Milagro’s & Underground Pub.
He amuses his crowd by his music diversity bringing a tremendous high level energy to the dance floor. He has been a guest DJ at various venues around the bay such as El Valenciano, Agenda Lounge, Descarga Tuesday, Salsa by the Sea, El Vacilon, Fillmore Salsa Festival and playing at socials for Mambo Romero, Mambo Nova and SF Mambo & iHeartMambo. He is also one of the DJs for the SF Int Salsa Congress, Portland, Boise and Denver Salsa Congress & Hawaii. DJ Willie has also been invited to spin at salsa clubs in Hawaii (Salsamor) and El Salvador (Club Alive). He has DJed alongside salsa icons such as Eddie Santiago, Luis Enrique, Tito Nieves, Maelo Ruiz, Michael Stuart, Jimmy Bosch, Ismael Miranda and Herman Olivera. DJ Willie is now the promoter and resident DJ at Salsa Spot inside Club Fox in Redwood
From the Bay Area (San Jose, San Francisco Area). Dj Danny has been Djing since 1984 in different Clubs and other big Events in the Bay
His goal is to try to reach as many dancers as possible.
With the music selection he plays which includes Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and Chachacha and more Latin Beats.
One of his mentor friend (Willie Martinez) always said we have to play with swing and sabor. He always said Tiene que ser “Salsa Pa’l Bailador”.
Dj Danny has adopted this moto in unison and will be joining force with Wille at the LA SALSA FEST playing in evenings and also at our “Urban Delight” Pool Parties.
DJ Voss launched his career as a professional DJ over 15 years ago in Los Angeles, Ca. A native from Mexico City, DJ Voss was born on September 10th, a true Virgo! Growing up in a Latin music environment, DJ Voss had to fulfill his insatiable appetite to DJ.With quick success and an accelerated work ethic, DJ Voss has established himself firmly on the international and local dance scene. He is a mastermind in anticipating what patrons want and need. DJ Voss’s amazing talent on the decks always whips the crowd into frenzy and creates the sort of excitement that will keep customers wanting more. DJ Voss covers various styles and genres from Latin to Top 40 and EDM, but his passion is Salsa ,whether he is performing at a Salsa Congress locally or an Internationally with thousands of spectators, or at a high energy night club, or a prestigious event, No matter what the occasion is, DJ Voss is continually commended for making any event a major success.
DJ Armando Justiniani is a native of Panama and acquired a taste for the Latin rhythms during his youth. His passion for salsa has encouraged him to grow and evolve from a teenage mobile music sound mixer to a present day disc jockey of our area’s finest dance venues, currently Santa Fe and Aztec Willies.
Having sponsored and promoted many local events in addition to being a guest at many others, he has combined what he has to offer with that of others, creating unforgettable relationships and experiences. He is truly committed and loyal to his craft and he continues to support the artists who make this all possible by collecting original CDs, which travel with him to each and every event!
Armando is internationally recognized, having entertained crowds at the Acapulco and China congresses since their inceptions and has been well received wherever he puts his headphones on!
With his deep appreciation and respect for the talents that many musicians, performers, dancers and fellow DJs possess, his goal is to be as generous and supportive as he can be of what he feels is a “world-wide community of salsa”.
The road map of his history and amazing experiences includes..In addition to events, he hosts the radio show “La Voz de la Comunidad”, volunteering his time every Sunday afternoon that the calendar doesn’t require him to be elsewhere!
Dj Mambo is one of the pioneers of Salsa & Bachata in San Diego with over 18 years experience in dancing, teaching, performing and DJing.
Dj Mambo has been DJing all over the United States for the past 13 years.
Mambo is a veteran Dancer/Instructor of Salsa, Cha Cha Cha and Bachata who also owns his team Son Y Pasos.
From Cape town South Africa, DJ Prince has the rhythm in his soul pocket.
Although Angus attended several times the LA SALSA FEST, regardless of the long traveling journey it takes, but this year Angus is joining the Electric Dj Team ! Welcome !
His passion for Salsa and love for all things Latin drove him to the dance and ultimately to become a Salsa DJ with a passion to share the music with the people of Africa. This has led to him being featured on South African radio and television for his events and community outreach programs in South Africa.
He has also been involved with several community organizations over the years to teach young disadvantaged kids all over Cape Town to dance, teach and perform.
Angus will be as well honored this year by Albert Torres for his support to the Salsa Music and Dance community . (read more)
Angus is the essence of the Living life to the Fullest Life without music and dance is definitely not be in any chapter of this life …
His connection to music through dance has opened numerous doors and a newly discovered talent. Although, this new found inspiration came to him at a later age. It now has launched his career into a whole new creative realm…Edwin Rivera the musician, music producer and Dj. Similar to his other creative ventures. Edwin lived, breathed, and became music. He launched his first studio album “Soul of a Dancer” which was a huge commercial success. He later launched his sophomore album MIME ~ Music Is My Everything with Latin sounds infused with today’s dance music of House, Hip Hop, Dubstep and R&B. Now running his very own independent record label, “Rivera Rhythm Records” and executive produced his first signed artist, “Laquan brooks” entire album. The future of the music industry has never looked so bright for this young producer.
DJ Hush San Diego’s very first Bachata DJ and a fast-rising southern California latin dance DJ. He currently holds residencies at Sevilla Nightclub & Tango Del Rey in San Diego, CA, and travels throughout the USA working at many major festivals. Together with his girlfriend Michelle, they own and operate the first Latino-owned dance cosmetics company by the name “HUSH by Jesse Cosmetics”.
Dj Aragon will be Hosting the Bachata room and Dj-ing the whole week end. He will tailor unforgettable spicy Bachata nights. Come an join the bliss.
Luis Aragon has been dancing and part of the dance community for over 10 years. Participating in several Congresses and Festivals nation wide.
His attention and love of the music drawn him to host events and Djing. Luis felt there was a need for it and jump on the opportunity to enlarge his horizons. By now his in one of the most requested Djs in all of Southern California. “The best part is when you see a sea of people dancing to what you play and love”.
Although Known for his dancing and being a pioneer of the LA bachata scene DjVince AKA “inVINCEable” has become one of the top DJs of Los Angeles as well…his ability to control a crowd and keep them on the dance floor is what keeps Mr. inVINCEable so popular with all clubs and socials…”My passion for DJing has come from my dancing…I know what dancers like and I know what clubbers like…I never play for myself and what I like…I play for THEM..what THEY like” -Vince Torres
With traveling all over the world DJing from France to Africa he continues to keep people dancing with a smile on their face and only hopes that he can continue to please everyone he plays for.
Olu Shogo (DJ/ Producer)is from Nigeria, West Africa and lives in the U.S. He is one of the best and sought after DJ/Producer in the Latin music world at the present. He has carved a niche for himself in Zouk, Kizomba & Semba. His remixes are played all over the world. He is a Kizomba Ambassador and his mission is to reach out to the “unreached” in the music scene all over the world
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