Berks Salsa Fest 2011- DJ's/BANDS
Thank you for keeping salsa alive at Berks Salsa Fest!!
Please contact our DJ's, Boricuason and VRM Productions for your next event!!!
Segarra was born in Maricao, Puerto Rico into a family of musicians. He was always surrounded by many musical instruments and as a child learned how to play the drums, guitar and cuatro. He received his primary and secondary education in his hometown.
In 1976, he played the drums and guitar for various local bands, When he was 16 years old, Segarra auditioned for the role of guitar player and was hired by a band called "The Monarc", however a year later he joined another band "Mundo de Ponce" with whom he made his first recording and musical arrangement.
He enrolled at the Inter-American University in San German, Puerto Rico, to study composition, musical arrangements and voice. He earned his Bachelor's Degree with a major in music.
Segarra began making musical arrangements for theater productions and symphony orchestras. By 1988, he had made arrangements for Andy Montañez, Marvin Santiago, Eddie Santiago, Oscar de Leon and many other salsa singers.
Segarra also produced and made the musical arrangements for his own songs. Among them Con la Musica por dentro (With Music Inside), El Maestro (The Teacher), Solo por Tí (Only for you), Loco de Amor (Crazy for Love) and Porque te Amo (Because I Love You), which became a number one "hit" in the Hispanic community of the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin-America.
DAVID PEREZ also known as "DJ CACHE" was born in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic. Since he was a little boy, Cache was very interested in music. At age fifteen, Cache started working as a DJ and clearly demonstrated his talent for music. In 1993 he migrated to the United States, where his style and vibe mixed with other cultures and rhythms, predominant in Latin America, and gave him his unique sound.
Contact: Dj Cache Productions Tel: 610-507-9663
"DJ Henry Knowles"
World's #1 Salsa DJ!!!
Henry Knowles, known as the #1 Salsa DJ around the world, is the DJ’s disc jockey, spinning that tension-building beat and filling dancers with ánimo. With la clave in his heart and the music in his veins, he carries his passion for Latin culture and music in his work. This very special disc jockey's mixing abilities are unmatched and respected worldwide. His breadth of knowledge about Salsa music and its history, his music library, and ability to read his audience while creating un ambiente caliente have made Henry the Salsa community's most beloved disc jockey.
Henry tours the world, organizes his own events and has been working with the most important names in the Latin music industry promoting, as well as managing, some of the best salsa performers and salsa bands. As the first official disc jockey for the Bacardi World Salsa Congress and the first world salsa congresses to ever be held around the world…Henry is the consummate professional with more than 20 years of experience catering to the serious Salsero.
405 TARRYTOWN RD #1061
White Plains, New York, NY 10607-1313 (USA)
DJ Tito Guira
HOLA MI NOMBRE ES HARRY REYES NACI UN DIA 2 DE SEPTIEMBRE DEL ANO 1976 EN LA CUIDAD DE SANTO DOMINGO REPUBLICA DOMINICANA. A TEMPRANA EDAD ME FUI APOSIANANDO POR LA MUSICA. A LA EDAD DE 13 ANOS VIVIA CON MI PADRE Y EL SIEMPRE ME VEIA CON UN GALON DE AGUA Y UN GANCHO DE PELO (PEYNETA) TRANTANDO DE IR AL COMPAS DE LA GUIRA COSA Q ERA IMPOSIBLE D LOGRAR POR Q NO HACEN EL MISMO SONIDO .. DOS MESES MAS TARDE RECIBI UN REGALO DENTRO DE UNA CAJA DE ZAPATOS. ERA MI PRIMERA GUIRA REGALO QUE HASTA AHORA LO CONSERVO. POR RAZONES AJENAS TUVE Q VIVIR CON MIS ABUELOS EN BOCA CHICA CUIDAD CONOCIDA COMO SU GRANDIOSA PLAYA (BOCA CHICA). TRABAJE EN HOTELES Y A PARTIR DEL TRABAJO PUDE SER PARTE DE UNA ORQUESTA HOTELERA COMO GUIRERO Y CORISTA COSA Q TODAVIA LLEVO EN MI MENTE. PERO LAMENTABLEMENTE TAMBIEN ERA AMANTE DEL DEPORTE Y DEBIDO A LOS DEPORTES TUVE UN DANO EN EL HOMBRO DERECHO Y NO PUDE SEGUIR CON LO Q AMI ME GUSTABA TANTO, SER MUSICO PROFESIONAL Y PODER TOCAR GUIRA EN GRANDES ORQUESTAS. A LOS 19 ANOS DE EDAD LLEGUE A LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS (NEW YORK) TRABAJANDO DURO PARA AYUDAR A MI MADRE Q EN ESOS MOMENTOS ME NESECITABA. TUVE QUE HACER TRABAJOS FORSOSOS Y DE PAGA NO MUY BUENAS. ANOS DESPUES LLEGO A LA CUIDAD DE READING P.A., DONDE POR UNAS SALIDAS A LAS DISCOTECAS ME ENCUENTRO CON EL SENOR BRAULIO QUINTERO (EL BUDA) Y VARIOS CONOCIDOS DE LA 91.3FM COMO DJ MAYIMBE, DJ CACHE Y DJ CHAMO KING. PERTENESCO A UNA PAGINA DE INTERNET DONDE SE ME DIO LA OPORTUNIDAD DE SER UNO DE LOS DJ DEL FORUM, DE DONDE SALE LA IDEA (SALSA AL 100%). PARA NO HACER ESTO MUY LARGO Y ABURRIDO, UNA NOCHE ESTOY TRANSMITIENDO DESDE EL BASEMENT DE LA SALA (MI CASA) EL PROGRAMA SALSA AL 100% DONDE DJ CHAMO KING EN ESE MISMO MOMENTOS SE ENCONTRABA DE DJ EN UNA DISCOTECA DEL AREA. ME PUSO EN VIVO EN LA DISCOTECA MIENTRAS EL ME ESCUCHABA. ESTABAMOS EN EL MSN MANDANDO MENSAJES DE TEXTO, AL SIGUIENTE DIA RECIBI LA LLAMADA DE DJ CHAMO KING DICIENDOME QUE MI VOZ SE ESCUCHABA BIEN POR LA RADIO Y HACIENDOME EL COMENTARIO DE QUE SI YO QUERIA PERTENECER A LA GRAN FAMILIA DE LA 91.3FM COSA QUE EN ESE MOMENTO NO LA PODIA CREER. PENSABA QUE EL ESTABA HACIENDOME UNA BURLA. AL SIGUIENTE DIA, RECIBO LA LLAMADA DE EL SENOR BRAULIO QUINTERO, DIRECTOR DE LA PROGRAMACION 91.3FM (DJ BUDA), DICIENDOME DE QUE PASARA POR LA 91.3FM, Y ASI LLEGUE HACER PARTE DE LOCUTORES DE LA 91.3FM (DJ TITO GUIRA) COMO TODOS ME CONOCEN ..... GRACIAS A TODOS POR EL APOYO... MIL GRACIAS DE NUEVO.... GRACIAS A DIOS POR TANTAS COSAS MARAVILLOSAS QUE EL NOS DA Y A MI FAMILIA MI ESPOSA Y MI HIJO LA GUIRITA....
Jose Alexis Parra “DJ Chamo King” born in Caracas, Venezuela on the 5th of May. His career as a DJ started in 1987 in his native country. Since then his music and mixes have crossed barriers. Chamo has gained popularity with his public and is known as the “King of Mixes”.
He has worked in some of the best clubs and festivals in the United States. For 8 years Chamo King has produced the “Palo Radio Show” transmitted via WXAC 91.3 FM. and now experiments with a new era in his life with “El Palo Magazine” a Latin magazine. Although the magazine is fairly new, the publication has won the approval of the Latin community in Central, Pa., and is currently recognized as one of the most effective means of communication of its genre in the area.
TO CONTACT DJ CHAMO KING:
CALL: 484-663-1445 or
WEB PAGE: ELPALOMAGAZINE.COM