“A True Crowd Favourite”
Style expertise: Open Format
Other styles: House, R&B, Hiphop, Drum and Bass
Highlight: Secured his name as Marbella’s top DJ.
Hailing from the South Coast of the UK, Rees began life as a DJ spinning Drum & Bass at house parties, warehouse raves and local clubs…
It wasn’t long before Rees‘ musical tastes developed and he began to experiment with other genres of music, especially House, R’n’B & Hip-Hop, expanding his appeal. His first commercial gigs included Tiger Tiger, Drift Bar and Liquid & Envy in Portsmouth and Rees soon became a regular fixture in Portsmouth’s clubbing scene, attracting attention from local clubbers and fellow DJs alike.
It wasn’t long before Rees was given the opportunity to DJ in Marbella, Spain in 2011. He started the summer spinning his eclectic song selection for his first two residencies at Tibu Banus and Pangea. It was here that after only a few months his passion for music and technical skills were noticed. He was offered the opportunity to be in charge of the music at Marbella’s notorious News Cafe, Aqwa Mist & Sala Beach. It was here that Rees cemented his name as one of Marbella’s top DJs and he was in high demand for the following two seasons.
In 2013 Rees became resident DJ for the infamous Sisu Boutique Hotel and Marbella’s only super club, Sleek Nightclub. Here Rees was was privileged enough to DJ alongside some of the music industry’s biggest names such as Snoop Dogg, LMFAO, Chuckie, Duke Dumont, Wretch 32, Laidback Luke, J. Cole, Disclosure, to name a few.
Since coming home, Rees has continued to show club owners and promoters why he is one of London’s top upcoming DJs, playing a string of high profile club gigs for Ministry of Sound and Pacha. He soon secured residency at multi award winning venue Shaka Zulu in Camden and plays regular guest sets at Konnect, Tiger Tiger, Gilgamesh, Montezuma, Opal, DNA, Time Kent & many more.
Alongside his club DJing Rees also provides the soundtrack for many high profile corporate events. Previous clients include MAC Cosmetics, Estee Lauder, Tom Ford, Clinique, Citroen & many more.
Rees has only scratched the surface of what he wants to achieve as a DJ. With this level of passion and skill, expect to see big things from DJ Rees Parker!
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