A talented all-rounder
José Luis Cuentas Selaya, also known as DJ Pepe, is an "apasionado" – as a musician, singer and DJ. He played and sang in different salsa bands until the year 2003. His carrier as DJ Pepe began in Biel, Switzerland in 1999. Today he is asked for on the international scene. Not only the newest hits land on his turntables. DJ Pepe says: "We shouldnâ€™t forget the old Latin-American musicians and composers. That is why I also play a lot of tracks from the 60s and 70s." And he does it with great success!
Salsa and Latin Pro DJ
DJ Pepe knows his trade from scratch. His musical background, his technical flair, and his passion for Latin-American music make him a pro. He has gigs all over Switzerland, in Europe and the rest of the world. Whether he is playing at the Salsamania at the X-TRA club in Zurich, at the Allegra-Club in Basel, or at festivals in Germany, Austria, Denmark, Poland, or Puerto Rico, his fans always get what they want!
A successful musician and singer
José Luis Cuentas was 14 when he started his carrier as a musician back home in Bolivia. He won many awards as a charango-player and singer. His first album was recorded in 1988 when he played and sang for Sexteto Tiempo, a very popular band in Bolivia. Gigs in and outside the country followed. From 1991 to 2003 José Luis Cuentas continued his carrier in Switzerland. He had various performances as a guitar player first, and later as the guest or lead singer of various salsa bands, some of which belong to the most famous in the country.
"Sexteto Tiempo" - Song "Gracias Mujer" Singer Pepe, 1988 (This song was dedicated to his mother)