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  • DJ Saoko – Venezuela

    DJ Saoko – Venezuela

    DJ Saoko was born and raised in the oil town of Cabimas, Venezuela. Eastern coast of the Maracaibo Lake. When growing up in his elementary school days. The world was taken by a storm by the phenomenon of Salsa in that golden decade. Salsa was everywhere: house parties, buses and live bands playing the neighborhood. In 2001 he moved to the Rhode Island area in the US, near Boston, with his music collection. Since he saw good-sized salsa scene in […]

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  • DJ Allan Gonzalez – Guatemala/Texas

    DJ Allan Gonzalez – Guatemala/Texas

    Born and raised in Guatemala, in the city of Antigua, Allan started his career at the young age of 16. Coming from a music lover’s family, naturally encouraged him to get into the DJ-ing and dancing scene. Allan started his career as a salsa assistant for a short time, which helped him to learn, develop and perfect his dancing skills. This further inspired him and he began teaching in a salsa studio where his knowledge of Latin rhythms; Cha cha […]

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