Interviews

Vinyl Legend Luis Mario Brings More Than 44 Years of DJ Experience to FaMa Studios

With DJ equipment readily available a click away and easy streaming online, it's not uncommon to see a bunch of wannabe DJs heading up the scene. But Luis Mario is a pioneer disc jockey with more than 44 years of experience under his belt.

He's also the founder of the Legends of Vinyl, which he describes as "a national institution providing global leadership in education, recognition, and celebration of excellence in the art of creative spinning of record vinyl."

Of those involved in the org, he says, "We are the originators, the springboards, of the art of spinning record vinyl that has laid the foundation and has paved the way for the latest and currently changing dance music avenues of today."

Though you might have been lucky enough to have caught him spinning house sets in 1984, this weekend, he'll be playing disco favorites at Fort Lauderdale's newest dance studio, FaMa. We got the chance to chat with the man behind the turntables.

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Natalya Jones