AN ENLIGHTENING EVENING OF SOULFUL HOUSE,
FUNK, NEO-SOUL, NU-JAZZ, REGGAE AND HIP HOP
Saturday September 22nd
flyer courtesy of PUSHvisual
Featuring 2 of LA's finest & most respected
(c) photo courtesy of *213
(Umoja Soundsystem | www.dazdillinja.podomatic.com)
DJ DAZ originally from the UK, came to Los Angeles in the early nineties...met up with DJ Marques Wyatt, DJ Orlando (then A&R @ Delicious Vinyl Records), and DJ P to form the first Acid Jazz club in Los Angeles, BRASS. DJ Daz went on to DJ parties and spin for Sade, Lenny Kravitz, The Pharcyde, and along with the BRASS crew, promoted and DJ'd the first Los Angeles shows of Jamiroquai, The Roots, Roy Ayers, Digable Planets, The Brand New Heavies, and many others.
Never to fall short of his creative
endeavors, in 1992, alongside DJ Tomas, Daz started UMOJA SOUNDSYSTEM. A crew of like-minded DJ's whose influence musically range from reggae, soul, jazz, rare groove, hip hop, electronica, D&B, and house, with each dj having their own niche.
DJ Daz then went on to be a resident DJ at Chocolate Bar, LA's longest running True School Hip Hop club and he has been featured in Fader Magazine, URB Magazine, LA Times, and the LA Weekly. In 2002 Daz won a LA Weekly Music Award for "BEST DJ" (Selector), and was invited to spin on Garth Trinidad's "Chocolate City" on KCRW.
DJ Daz is also an on-air personality and contributes mixes for TRUTHSEEKAS Radio (Friday Nights 1-3 am) on 90.7 KPFK, and currently promotes SPEAKERBOXX (Fridays @ Carbon) (www.carbonla.com). If you would like to hear podcasts of his Mix CD releases, they are available for free @ www.dazdillinja.podomatic.com
(c) Kris Perry Photography
(Four Track Minds | Kajmere Sound Radio)
A-Ski is one of the most prominent and influential DJ's in the LA dj/party scene. His style often described as "refreshing and energetic" has earned him a loyal following and a reputation for being "the peoples DJ" following in the footsteps of legends such as GRANDMASTER FLASH, DJ ALADIN, JAZZY JEFF and LARRY LEVAN.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, this vinyl guru serves as a founding member of the rising sensation LA/NYC production team FOUR TRACK MINDS. He is also currently the host and producer of The Kajmere Sound Radio Show exclusively sponsored by SCION and is a Music Journalist for BEAUTIFUL DECAY, and NU SOUL MAG. He has opened up and collaborated with the likes of Seal, Marley Marl, Pete Rock, DJ Spinna, Rich Medina, Wah Wah Watson, Me'Shell Ndegeocello, The Rebirth, Talib Kweli, RES, Andy Vargas (lead singer of SANTANA), just to name a few.
With over 15 years under his belt, A-Ski has a magical way of creating an atmosphere while tapping into the pulse of emotion and depth in all of his sets. He doesn't simply view deejaying as an opportunity to play good music and assist party goes to enjoy a party, he views deejaying as a vehicle to change to world and one day fulfill his dream to lead people to realize that we are all "one" and can experience this journey of life together. You can catch A-Ski on Kajmere Sound Radio, streaming online at www.scion.com/channel11
734 E 3rd St.
just east of Alameda
Los Angeles, CA 90013
$7 before 11 : rsvp for all night discount
Food served until 1am!
plenty of street and lot parking
capacity expected :: early arrival suggested
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