DJ David Medina & DJ Alex Carioca
From 1995 to present, DJ David Medina has spun at private parties, lounges and clubs as far as Australia and Brazil. These include SOB’s, Cielo, Crash Mansion, Satalla, Village Underground, IL Pirata and El Rincon in San Francisco, Bembe in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Baraza in the Lower East Side, NYC, Bar da Praia in Bahia, Brazil and Café de La Salsa in Sydney. From 1998 to 2004, he was the DJ at the legendary “Cubansoul” Wednesdays at Nell’s. Medina has been working with Havanarumba since 1999 and continues to DJ the parties first started at La Belle Epoque and No’ Moore and now at a number of clubs in NYC. DJ David Medina has also been the guest DJ for renowned bands such as Los Van Van (Hammerstein Ballroom 2001), Los Fakires (SOB’s 2002), Ricardo Lemvo (Satalla 2005), and many more. In addition he has opened for or alternated with a multitude of Latin American and New York based groups which include: Salsa Celtica from Scotland, Raices Habaneras, Tiempo Libre (Miami), La Timba Loca, Joseito Mateo from the Dominican Republic and salsa greats: Andy Montañez, Hector Casanova, Nelson Gonzalez, Jimmy Bosch, Alfredo de la Fe, Nicky Marrero and Pupi Lagarretta to name a few . He continues to be a guest DJ every summer at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing concert series.