The most impressive things about TWK Events is that they keep GOOD company. You will only be as good as those you surround yourself with.
DJ Ariel "El Maestro"
DJ Prophet - Jose Oliveras - Founder
DJ J. Antonio " El Veterano"
Jose Oliveras. Founder and lead DJ/MC. Jose "DJ Prophet" was born in NYC and lived in Hollis Queens for 26 years before coming to NJ. Influenced by a neighborhood that was the melting pot of music from many generations (Rock, Punk, New Wave), then the pioneering neighborhood of Hip-hop and Reggae. As the youngest of 4 siblings and son of parents that came from the island of Puerto Rico, DJ Prophet soon learned his heritage and introduced to Spanish music, Salsa, Bachata & Merengue. He is the original innovator and leader in the Latin industry. Schedule a meet and judge for yourself.
Why "Kitchen"? The Kitchen at the Oliveras home has always been a place where you could find everything you need to make anyone happy. Food, heritage, family & love. We incorporate that philosophy in our business so "kitchen" will always be part of our name.
Melanie Oliveras is a co-founder and head of the photography team at TWK Events, an events company based in New Jersey. Melanie has been a native of the township of Woodbridge NJ since 1978 and has attended Middlesex College for photography instruction. Melanie is a respected photo journalistic photographer in NJ with a personable approach to all clients.
With over 15 years of experience in the field, Melanie is a highly skilled photographer with a keen eye for detail. Her years of experience and commitment to her craft make her a valuable asset to any event.
Lead Photographer. Ed M has mastered the photo journalistic approach along with his eye for the quick action moments and drop dead gorgeous portrait. A great team player and family member. One of Ed's top advantage is that he's been doing this for over 20 years. A great wedding photographer in his own right. Un-obstructive and very knowledgeable with real weddings, large and small.
Steve is a lead photographer that is surging. He is eagerly impressing the masses. He has an artistic and cinematic approach to his work and is always on his feet. A great team player and shooter.
David Q. another leads photographer with a photo journalistic approach and master at drop dead gorgeous portrait. A great team player and family member. Un-obstructive and very knowledgeable around professional SLR cameras along with his great personality make David a favorite.
Videographer. - Jesse is a compliment to our team. Well rounded, Jesse is a professional videographer and editor. He holds a bachelors degree in filmmaking and video production from Montclair State University. Some of his experience is shooting and producing short films, commercials, weddings and corporate event videos.
DJ/MC Ariel G. NYC Latin DJ @ TWK Events. Ariel is one of the best Latin DJs in NYC. He has been in the Latin entertainment business for over 15 years and counting. As one of TWK's Latin wedding DJ specialist, he is able to bring the best out of any party. His motto is "the people come first". This is evident in the way he interacts with his guests. He always looks to create an amazing experience for everyone involved. Ariel's music selection is second to none. He knows how to get a crowd moving and grooving. His ability to read a crowd is what sets him apart from other DJs. He always knows the right song to play to get people on the dance floor. If you're looking for a Latin DJ who can make your event a Latin extravaganza, then Ariel is your man!
DJ/MC Al Wepa was born in Brooklyn NYC. Home of pioneers like Notorious BIG & Jay Z. His parents originating from the Island of Puerto Rico. Influenced by some of the same pioneering DJs of Latin and club such as DJ Little Louie Vega, Todd Terry, Jellybean and other bilingual music spinning legends. Growing up Brooklyn strong, Al absorbed tons of culture that a diverse neighborhood has to offer. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and always reliable Wepa is a leader and an original member of the TWK team.
DJ/MC Chuckie, born in Ecuador is another part of TWK's success and team. Influenced by a younger generation of DJ's, he is well diversified in the old and new age of music. Mentored as an intern for many years by Jose. Chuck has learned much about the industry and art of moving a crowd. Chuck has played percussions for a couple of bands abroad and is flavorful on the timbales and congas. This rising star is fluent in Spanish and English and knows the importance of learning from veterans while mastering the art of mixing. Chuck has an MBA in engineering but a DJ by heart. The leader!
DJ/MC Feary is the youngest of the pack and team. He originates from the Island of the Dominican Republic. As a club circuit DJ he has been mixing the flavors of Merengue, Bachata and Salsa for the Latino American circuit in the NJ & NYC area for the last 6 year. Well rounded in club and hip-hop make Feary a favorite in the sweet 16 and very young adult crowd. Feary is fierce on the one's and two's and has been learning from veterans like DJ Prophet. A raising star.
Percussionist: Johnny Bones is a unique addition to the TWK team. He plays any and all drums and is a great motivator. See him rock with your guest on the floor and abroad.
Event Day Manager / Planner - Remy Oliveras. is the eldest son of our founder. He has been a fixture in the family business since he could walk. A native New Yorker and present resident of the Big Apple. Remy brings the event together. He's a go getter and is a master problem solver. He has a Bachelors degree from City University and over 13 years. experience in the event industry. You gotta love him!