Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Office parties, happy hour sets, birthday parties, cookouts, and private parties for whatever client's theme is....
Q. Describe three recent jobs you've completed.
A. Customer satisfaction guaranteed!
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Look for personality and professionalism.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. How do you know what songs to play?
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. Just have a general idea about what kind of party you want and I can work with you on the details of the music.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Professionalism and sound quality
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I love playing music
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. How do you know about these songs?
My answer is basically I grew up listening to pretty much everything.
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. Just deejaying at a club and receiving compliments from all types or different people during my set. From playing a number of tunes for the different crowds.....and putting them all together. Several different people or various age groups came up to the DJ booth to praise me on my selections being played. It felt good to hear from the younger crowd, foreign crowd, and the older crowd all were pleased with my music. All you want to do as a deejay is to move people with your music.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. I am very passionate about my music and how I can move people. Perhaps brighten their day, make them feel better.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. My father was a deejay in Jamaica before he moved to the US. I've been listening to music as far back as I can remember. I used to make tapes for my friends and for parties growing up. One day I was asked to deejay my older brothers wedding reception. I received a lot of compliments and my deejay career took off.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. Christmas party for a company in which the client wanted music played in two separate function rooms. I set up music in the meet & greet room to play automatically....and deejay live the function room beside the ball room. It was the first time I controlled the sound in two rooms. The party was success.....
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. Always researching. I started with two turntables and now more computerized with labtop and control unit.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. better equipment
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. Just did an elaborate kids party..... Clowns, moon bounce, puppet show, cotton candy and snow cone stands, catering, plus other portable carnival games. I was most impressed in the music selection requested by the parents. It was something I had to do research in obtaining the songs. I received future business from the party.
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Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Do it.....It's a part time thing for me. I am family man and a Accountant full time. I love music so much. Why not put some extra money in your pocket doing something you love.
Q. What is your greatest strength?
A. My music
Q. What are you currently working on improving?
A. My music and mixing skills.....always perfecting my craft.....