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Tuesday, October 16 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A Day in the Life of a Successful Career DJ

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Some Electronic Dance Music (EDM) stars began their careers by playing in rock bands, but then progressed to earning rock-star sized fees by DJing. From the technology to the fan-base to the marketing, find out what goes into becoming a career DJ in the current climate and how "musician turned DJ" is paying out and why.

Panelists
avatar for Roi Hernandez

Roi Hernandez

texan, studied at university of tx austin, multi-instrumentalist/singer, dj, photographer, director, visual artist, motion graphics and interactive media dude...worked at sony for years, then moved to a&m/octone records. design for maroon 5, hollywood undead, the knocks, k'naan, and others. work with producers and dj's to get bad ass remixes. a renaissance man that appreciates bbq, good appies and bevies. a hopeless romantic scorpio. fan of... Read More →
avatar for Jamieson Hill

Jamieson Hill

Whether he’s DJing an exclusive party, leading a crowd into the wee hours of the morning at a massive club, or working on his own original music, Jamieson Hill, lives and breathes music. A stylistic chameleon (blending elements of hip-hop, dance, and rock) Jamieson travels the globe, determined to get the crowd on its feet. Now, fresh from filming BET’s “Master of the Mix,” Hill is establishing himself as a singular presence on the... Read More →
avatar for William Tramontozzi aka DJ JS-1

William Tramontozzi aka DJ JS-1

During the past decade & a half the “DJ / turntablist” has gained even more notoriety and popularity. One “DJ” at the forefront of this movement is Queens native, DJ JS-1 from New York City. As a member of the world famous Rock Steady Crew and partner with Rahzel (the world's #1 beatboxer), JS-1 has toured the planet doing over 1,200 shows in more than 40 countries and hundreds of cities. Starting out in the late 80's and honing his craft... Read More →
avatar for Mia Moretti

Mia Moretti

Whether she's DJing a high-profile fashion function, leading a crowd into the wee hours of the morning at a premier club, or in the studio working on an original production, Mia Moretti, a New Yorker by way of L.A., lives and breathes music. A stylistic chameleon (equal parts disco nerd and instantly-recognizable pop music aficionado), Mia trots the globe, catering to whatever the gig at hand demands. As one of NYC's most sought-after DJs, Mia... Read More →
avatar for Rob Principe

Rob Principe

Rob Principe is one of the world’s leading experts on the DJ and music industry and the founder and chief executive officer of Scratch Music Group, a venture-backed, high-growth music company that is the nation’s leader in DJ booking, technology and music education.


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