Selecting the right artist for your wedding or event is an extremely important decision. It takes time, research, and careful consideration. Music plays a critical role in the overall atmosphere and enjoyment of your guests.  The music must make people smile, laugh, love, and dance.  It must bring back the great memories of yesteryear and create new memories that will last a lifetime!

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Since 1997, DJ Derek has mastered the art and skill of playing music that has made his clients' and their guests smile, laugh, love, and dance while bringing back great memories and creating new ones unique and special for every couple and client.  DJ Derek has the experience of playing all genres of music for all generations of guests.  From corporate events, birthday parties, to his specialization (and love) of weddings, DJ Derek has a proven track record of providing a great mix of music with a personalized touch and exceptional service. For this reason, he has performed and created the atmosphere of music envisioned by his couples and clients each and every time at such venues as Daughter's of the American Revolution (DAR), Top of the Town, the Mayflower Hotel, the Willard Hotel, the Ritz Carlton, and the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC.

DJ Derek realizes with great music, must come an emcee style to match. The emcee must be professional, elegant, and fun, but most important, mirrors your vision. DJ Derek will emcee the traditional announcements, announce your wedding party, and encourage good times and dancing by all.


If you're looking for an artist that will make sure you are taken care of from the moment you inquire about his services, DJ Derek is your music artist.  This is a very important day.  It's your day, it's your night, and it's your party!


If you're planning your wedding or special event, want a music artist that puts you first, and plays your style of music, contact DJ Derek to ensure availability.  


His quality of service and special attention to detail is second to none!

Don't just hear the music....Experience the MUSIC....


Winner of WeddingWire's Bride's Choice Award and Couple's Choice Award 

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018


10 YEARS IN A ROW