The last 3 years Azul held the position of Programs Manager of Grand Park in Dtla. Creating new programing and breaking attendance records, as well as attacting a diverse new crowd from his electaic programming.
Grand Park is a 12-acre (4.9 ha) park located in the civic center of Los Angeles, California.
The park is a dynamic, inclusive environment for community events, cultural experiences, festivals, holiday celebrations and many other activities that engage and attract visitors from all communities in Los Angeles County. Park visitors enjoy original programming, Music Center programming, outdoor activities, interactive events, entertainment and many other activities that benefit from the park’s multi-use lawns, stages and spaces.
by Night... DJ, photojournalist,Visual Artist and Creative Producer, Azul has quite the interesting background. Born in Brooklyn, raised in the Bronx, and currently residing in Boyle Heights. Azul developed national acclaim through his soulful DJ sets, as well as his published photo work. Musically, his performances reflect this varied upbringing and experience, and regularly run the gamut from Latin dance classics to hip-hop, house, Afro beat, and electro. Azul has been involved in some of LA's most successful club event's,Like Firecracker, The Do Over, Bridges, Bodega Sundays and Fania's Calentura Just to name a few.
Azul has been managing a blooming photo career. He began capturing images of up-and-coming urban music superstars after working production on numerous sets of music videos. In the years since then, Azul’s photography has been timeless and contemporary. Azul has worked for several recording artists, record labels, publications, agencies small and large, startups and those well established. Some of his prominent clients include: Target, adidas, Red Bull, Jack Dainiels, El Jimidor, Brown Forman, Warner Japan, Oakley, VTech, EA Sports, Stampede Management, FOX, Sony Pictures, Myspace and more.
Projects have included BTS (Behind The Scenes shots), publicity photos, album covers, brochures, store displays, package design, and published work in periodicals such as URB, XLR8R, Kotori, Complex, Vice, Citybeat, BN, Jointz, Wax Poetics, Warp Japan, Details, Rhyme, Spin & Juxtapoz.