Tasha Guevara (DJ Tabu)
Spinning and curating music for over nine years to an array of swank lounges, night-clubs and corporate clients plus traveling as far as Italy, India and Hong Kong to share her potent musical perspective.
Hailing from Trinidad and growing up in Brooklyn New York, Tasha recalls always being deeply impressed by music. Some of her earliest music education moments came via browsing the 45’s record collections of her uncles and helping them spin at family functions. Though music was among her first loves, Tasha for many years pursued her career in Acting and Education. But the passion for DJing lingered and in 2001 Tasha launched into her DJ career with fervor.
Tasha has since worked with many night-clubs, promoters and DJ luminaries. Notable venues include Cielo, Water Taxi Beach, Hudson Hotel, Hotel on Rivington, Sullivan Room, Bathtub Gin, Greenhouse, Ganesvoort Park, Crobar Chicago and NY, She has also directed music for corporate clients like Vogue Magazine, Veuve Cliquot, Swarovski, Citibank, Donna Karan, Levi’s, Deisel and others. Tasha plays in DJ festivals around the world, most recently, The Winter Music Conference, Electric Zoo and Mi Casa in Mexico. She is currenlty the host of a monthly DJ session for 808 soundlab entitled 808 worldbeats showcasing music from around the world. Tasha has served as sound designer for multiple theater companies including MCC theater and the Barefoot Theater Company. Tasha also has several independent movies and commercials under her belt and serves as a teaching artist in the NYC school system
Blending a mix of syncopated, melodic house music inspired by Latin American, Middle Eastern, African and other global sounds, her sets are eclectic and reflect the influence of hip-hop, funk, afrobeat, soul, jungle, techno, reggae and even booty bass. From the lounge to the dance floor, the combined musical collection and skills that this DJ brings are incomparable.