DJs and Musicians

Our professional DJs spin house, EDM, trance, chill/lounge, reggae, bhangra, Bollywood, Brazilian, salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, bachata, Persian, arabic, hip hop, old school, top 40, dance, dance remixes, or any style of music played anywhere in the world. We love to mix international music and we love bringing diverse crowds together.

If you’d like to add live musicians to your event, please allow us to suggest one of the talented solo musicians or bands that we have on staff.

DJ Dave Grimm

Washington DC based DJ Dave Grimm and owner of Signature Talent is a graduate of the School of Fine Arts at Boston University. He has many years of experience as both of DJ and a musician in a wide variety of styles.

From 1987 to 2010 he performed as a resident DJ and band leader on the Spirit of Washington and Odyssey harbor cruise ships. He works regularly for the World Bank and other major corporations, is an experienced wedding and bar/bat mitzvah DJ and has produced Brazilian samba shows at Dream (renamed Love) in association with Brazilian Night Entertainment.

His international travels to perform and study the latest trends in music and DJ culture have taken him to Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, the Netherlands, India and Southeast Asia. He is well versed in many musical styles including Latin, Brazilian, bhangra, Hindi, Top 40 variety, hip-hop, house, chill/lounge, oldies, swing, jazz and old school.

He is a professional, flexible and relaxed entertainer with excellent microphone technique who is very comfortable controlling the flow of events at any function.

DJ Grace

DJ Grace’s internationally flavored taste in music is a result of the trans-Atlantic arc of her life. She was born in Brazil and then lived in Holland before spending the rest of her childhood and early 20s in Israel. She was a successful fashion model, currently works as a producer for film and television and is fluent in Portuguese, Hebrew and English.

She regularly DJs in Washington, DC venues and also performs for clubs, corporate events and weddings everywhere in the US and in Tel Aviv.

DJ Richard Barreto

DJ Richard Barreto is a native of the Bronx, N.Y. Growing up in New York City and attending the exciting shows of legendary hip hop and house artists such as Grandmaster Flash, DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa and Larry Levan during the 70s and 80s inspired him to become a professional DJ and entertainer. After successfully working in the New York area for 15 years, he relocated to Washington, DC where he continues to be an in demand performer for clubs, weddings and corporate events.

Since 1995 he has worked a very demanding schedule as a resident DJ on The Spirit of Washington and Odyssey Cruises, often performing seven days a week. This experience has allowed him to become extremely comfortable performing for every type of crowd and function imaginable. He has a great speaking voice, mixing ability and an encyclopedic knowledge of music in a wide variety of styles.

DJ Heather Femia

Combining style and talent, Heather Femia provides a perfect musical mix. Coming to music by way of the high fashion industry, Heather understands the importance of charisma, and that the right music is essential for setting a mood. She has provided soundscapes to chic events for clients such as Motorola, Kodak, Virgin America, Ferrari, and Vogue. She has worked in locations such as the Air and Space museum, the Thomas Jefferson building, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art. She makes selections for runway soundtracks and cocktail parties, for companies as prestigious as Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Currently, Heather spins at the exclusive L2 Lounge and Vetro Lounge in Washington, DC.

Prior to working in music, as the Corporate Fashion Director for Nordstrom, Heather gained valuable experience with runway shows, video production and national television appearances. Yearly trips to Europe, DJ industry events, and music festivals, keep Heather up to date on the most current music trends.

Recently, chic Washington weddings have offered an opportunity for Heather to use her great people skills, love of music, and sophistication to help create truly special events.

DJ Ruben

Originally from Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, Ruben performed an intense 7-day a week schedule on the Spirt of Washington harbor cruise from 2000 to 2007. Performing multiple shows daily on the ship to a widely diverse clientele gave him invaluable experience as a disc jockey.

He has since performed at more than a dozen bars and clubs in the DC metro area, including Maté, Cafe Citron, Guarapo, and Chi-Cha Lounge. He has also performed amazing destination weddings in Boston and Cancun as well as high-end private parties.

His clients have included Actor Rachel McAdams of “The Notebook”, Miss America; and a high-profile annual event for the benefit of the March of Dimes at Nationals Park. He spins the most popular hip-hop, 80’s, 90’s, latin, dance and top 40. Check out his mixes.

DJ Mark

Growing up in Queens, NY in the 70s and 80s, Mark was inspired by the early pioneers of turntablism such as the Latin Rascals, Shep Pettibone, Frankie “Hollywood” Crocker and John “Mr. Magic” Rivas. These legendary DJs produced the signature New York City sound heard on WBLS and WRKS 98.7 Kiss FM

Mark served in the U.S. Army as a combat medic from 1983 to 2003. While stationed in Europe and Asia he performed in a wide variety of venues spinning house, old school, hip-hop and his signature niche genre, reggae.

Mark is a highly professional and skilled entertainer currently available for weddings and private events.




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