DJ, record label owner, producer, remixer, promoter, and everything else in between, Jose Zaragoza has continued the long line of talented party rockers that Chicago has brought to the world. Jose knows how to rock a crowd with his big room, progressive, uptempo tech-house, funky filtered, disco influenced, soulful sound. His passion for music pushes him to stretch all boundaries of house music, and he rips right through it with love, devotion and dedication.
The Chicago native and understudy of the legendary Tony Rodriguez and Burt Blanchard, has gone a long way since his beginnings in mobile DJing and is now to be considered another quintessential export of this renowned city, which is much recognized for its influence on House music.
His deep roots in House music and unique blend of Tech, Disco and Funk infused sounds has made Jose Zaragoza a staple feature on various ‘Top 10’ charts, including: Traxsource, Juno, Stompy, and DJshop.de amongst other online stores. Since hitting the scene in 1987, he has been constantly in demand, growing his fan base, gaining tremendous support from his peers and featuring in various press including: Mixer Magazine, Klublife, Tribe, Nocturnal, Muzik, Ottawa Express, The Coast, M8, International DJ, BPM, Urb, 5mag, and Rey Eye, Music Crowns, Iwantedm, top40- charts, Resident Advisor, Top House Music Blogs amongst others. Apart from warming crowds with his live performances worldwide, his reach has also extended online, through his hit show ‘JZ Music Radio Show’ on Beatport, a project he followed through after the success obtained in 2013. All of his mixes on Beatport have been featured on the ‘Top 100’ charts reaching as high as #9 and never landing below #52.
Following multiple releases via top labels such as: Robsoul, Cube Tip Records, Select Case, Restore Music, Scrambled Recordings, Le Bien Et Le Mal Recordings, Achterdeck, Walkin’ Rhyth’m Records, Doppelgaenger, ADSR Records, High Pro-File Recordings, FineGrind Audio, Musica Diaz / Senorita, Anybody Music, Mood Indigo, Complex Textures, HiFi Stories, Wasabi Recordings, City Life, Tech You Very Much!, House Call Records, OXO Records, Altered Bells, and his own Deep Hype Sounds Records amongst others, Jose is on the move adding more labels for his music.
2015 is a big one for Jose, catch him live, you won’t be disappointed.