Let us introduce our amazing DJ lineup, who will be pumping out the best tunes to keep you dancing till 3am every night!
DJ El Malo (Switzerland)
Stefano Amato alias DJ El Malo was born in Zurich in 1975. He developed a great passion for the music already in his childhood. As a teenager he experimented himself in different styles of music, like: House, Hip Hop, R&B and could herewith bring his mixing to perfection, expand his repertoire and amplify his knowledge about musicians and their discographies.
After an instructive trip across Cuba the native Italian was definitely sure: his future DJ career will consist of Salsa beats. His indispensable beat feeling from his former experience as a DJ and his passionate addiction to the Latin way of life gives him the needed musical credibility.
DJ Jason (Singapore)
One of the most experienced Salsa DJs in Singapore, Jason has been DJ-ing since 2003 both in Singapore and internationally. Being a dancer, choreographer and instructor himself, he picks tunes which are very danceable and guaranteed to get you moving and grooving!
He has been invited to DJ in Festivals and Congresses around the world including in Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Greece.
He looks forward to sharing his love of the music with all the dancers and participants at SLE!
DJ Selva is well renowned as a premier Salsa and Latin DJ and Emcee in Malaysia. His early experience as a DJ in R&B clubs from the tender age of 17 has helped him gain an invaluable skill in the art of music-mixing and crowd-pleasing.
DJ Selva’s calling as a Latin DJ commenced with Monday Night Salsa at Shivz Grill in Bangsar in early 2011. His brand of energetic and hard hitting Cuban Salsa and sensual Bachata became a huge hit with the Salsa faithful in Kuala Lumpur. Monday Night Salsa was undoubtedly a hugely popular social Salsa night and continued to pull some of the best dancers, instructors and performers in Malaysia and from other countries in the region and worldwide. He soon found himself on the decks at many other Salsa nights. Some of his gigs include Interlude, Shivz Grill, G Point (formerly Salsa Havana), The Water Place at Heritage Row, Carne y Vino Latin Bar & Grill in Changkat Bukit Bintang (where he was the resident DJ), Loco, Havana Club, Yoko’s, Modesto’s Capsquare, Paradox Art Café, Braveheart, Chandelier, Zero 11 and many other private & corporate functions as DJ & emcee. He has also been invited to DJ at various gigs in neighbouring Singapore like Cuba Libre, The Studio and Union Square @ The Amara.
DJ Selva was given due recognition as a world-class Latin DJ when he was invited to be the resident DJ at the World Bachata Festival 2012 in Kuala Lumpur. He has also been invited to numerous events alongside some of the best Latin DJs in the region such as the Salsa Paradiso and Salsa-Lah events held in Kuala Lumpur in 2013, 2014 & 2015. He was one of the featured DJs at the Zouk SEA Festival 2013, 2014 & 2015 in Kuala Lumpur and was the only international DJ featured at the Osaka Latin Dance Festival 2014 & 2015 and was one of the featured DJs at the inaugural Penang Salsa Fiesta 2015.
DJ Ajad (Thailand)
Based in Bangkok since 2013, DJ Ajad is one of the most sought Salsa and Mambo DJs from Japan. Being a Salsa dancer himself, he always meets the needs of the dancers on the dance floor. He has been dancing since 1994 in Germany and in 2003, he fell in love with Latin Music in Puerto Rico.
He has been a dedicated DJ since 2005 playing all over Japan and all around the globe, including NYC, Paris, Berlin, Oslo, Bogota, major cities in Asia, and in Singapore at SLE 2014. He is also known for owning one of the most famous international Rare Latin vinyl collection. This passion has brought him multiple times to Mid and South America.
DJ Gary (Malaysia)
Gary started dancing Salsa in 2007 and continues to be a regular social dancer in the Kuala Lumpur Salsa scene. Under the guidance of well-known Korean Salsa instructor Lion Gak, Gary and his wife Mavis competed in the Malaysian Latin Dance Championship in 2011 and came out as First Place Winners. Shortly after, DJ Gary took over the reins from Lion Gak who started a Salsa social night in Kuala Lumpur, with the intention of bringing good Salsa music to the community and a place for all dancers to get together. DJ Gary’s music style is a good variety of the Salsa Classics, Mambo, Guaguanco and the latest Salsa hits. You can find him spinning at the various Salsa clubs and events in Malaysia and he has also played in Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.