Mauricio Parra - International DJ
What do Sir Elton John, Grace Jones, Daddy Yankee and Juanes have in common?
All of them have shared the stage and the magic of musician and DJ, Mauricio Parra.
Mauricio has a gift. He knows innately how to entertain audiences with his unique, energetic style and enthusiastic stage presence. He breaks the barriers of being married to one genre and adapts to any situation and crowd. Not only can he spin records, but he is also an extraordinary percussionist who knows when and how to take listeners to the next level with his addictive beats. Mauricio is not your average DJ, but a true artist who embodies the soul and heart of what music is all about.
His entertainment industry career began at age 19 when he joined Radio Caracol (Colombia’s # 1 Radio Station Network) as an on-air DJ, producer and MC for their nationwide Top 40 radio station “Oxigeno F.M.” Mauricio also worked as on-air talent for “The Adam Bomb Show” at Clear Channel Radio’s Y100.7 F.M. in Miami. For over 15 years Mauricio has been playing at the hottest clubs and events in Paris, New York, South Beach, Mexico and other Latin American countries. He is a Miami club DJ, the Official DJ for Vogue Magazine and he DJ’s at MTV official events.
Named by Vogue Magazine as “Vogue’s DJ” and Ocean Drive Magazine as a “Local Celebrity” in Miami, Mauricio has also been featured in Vogue Mexico and Latin America, Ocean Drive, Miami Magazine and Complot. For the last six years, Mauricio has managed the music programming at MTV Networks for the channels MTV, VH1 and MTV Tr3s. He has worked closely with artists, music labels and media outlets throughout the U.S. and Latin America.
His expertise in helping identify the “sound of a brand” brought him to launch his own business: MM Records South Beach, offering DJ services that focuses on specific events and target audiences, music programming services for commercial spaces (hotels, restaurants, retail stores, etc.) making compilation CDs, and producing new music, remixes, and themed songs.
Mauricio is the founder of “Fundacion DJ” in partnership with MTV, Inter-American Development Bank and the Organization Of American States. This is a foundation that uses music and DJing for the advancement and development of youth.
With the many talents that Mauricio possesses, it’s no wonder why he is so busy and in demand. His exceptional ability to entertain and enrapture his audiences is in a class all its own.
Mauricio Parra knows how to pull out all the stops. He doesn’t just get a crowd moving, he moves hearts and spirits.