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House music is the way for this recognized Colombian artist Dj Producer influenzed by his afro Caribbean roots his work shows a strong mix of armony ,rhytms and the collaboration with musicians to reach a big time house record keeping the flavour of the transcendental 90 house music .. ..Leoesco (Dj Leo) is one whose dedication to music has propelled his career as a producer and DJ in the electronic music scene. His dance music roots lie in House Music of the 90s, Afro, Latin and Jazz. He was born and raised in Cali, Colombia, and got tuned into dance music through the citys flourishing club scene and diverse radio broadcasts. He started collecting vinyl records in the late 90s and took to the turntables in 1992, scoring his first major club gig one year later. .. .. Hearing the non-stop flow of music and observing the booth where the DJ seamlessly blended each selection were early influences for Leoesco. Later influences included reading about parties that were piloted by talented music programmers that even today, influence the youngest of aspiring DJs - legends like Tood Terry,Armand Van Helden,Roger Sanchez,Julius Papp,Danny Tenaglia,and some chicago music too. Always inspired by the music listed in those djs too this day, his goal is to keep expanding his foundation in music by being open minded and eclectic in absorbing the music that truly touches him. .. .. That open-minded attitude is what Leoesco uses to fine-tune his musical palette, which gives him a dominant sound that exudes a deep house and soulful perspective. That dominant sound is House Music which to him, is about an uplifting positive message. People coming together in unity, with no barriers or restrictions, but rather, with tolerance and the spirit of music, unifying everyone on the dancefloor. That being said, he blends various musical styles together -including Deep, Latin, Afro, Disco & Jazz, with such fluidity that it is difficult at times to put a defining stamp on his sound. Contributing to that is his willingness to take a chance. He always tries to push the envelope by introducing music that deserves exposure, taking his audience on a musical journey with various mood and energy changes. .. .. Not content to limiting his ambitions in the DJ booth, Leoesco began producing music in 2004. The studio was another outlet for Leo creative ideas to flow. His first release was a latin house project on the tribal tip along with his friend and partner Joeski. He also drew attention as part of the house and deep scene in Colombia. .. .. As Leoesco production catalogue grew, so did the amount of labels he released music on including long tenured labels like Aztlan Music(NYC), Tribal Spain(Spain), Bedroom Muzic(Miami), Dutchie Music(Miami), Trebol Records(colombia), Stealth Records(Roger S. Label), Soulful Mood(USSR), Nightpunk(Zcesc Republic), Valle Del Soul(NYC), Klam Records(Colombia), Groove Sense(Italy), Dahallz(Brasil), Dasound(Brasil) .. ..THE TRACKS ARE MANY STYLES OF THE HOUSE MUSIC, BUT WITH THEIR ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS.