The Creative Music DJ

Introducing Dennis Jones

Dennis is a turntablist with a foundation of skills dating back to 1987, when he bought his first set of '2 turntables and a microphone' and set out to learn the styles of the popular DJs at the time. He is now the owner and sole DJ of The Creative Music DJ, a full-service music entertainment company operating out of San Diego. He has had numerous residencies in clubs, and when he made his switch to the private event industry many years ago he did so by taking that experience and modifying it to fit the needs of private event clients. His creative routines have enabled him to be recognized in the forefront of industry professionals who dare to stretch the boundaries outside of the ‘typical reception’. From live first dance remixes to computer-controlled dynamic lighting, he has been the choice for clients that range from those that just want to make sure their DJ can smoothly handle the microphone during their event and play great music, to those that want to incorporate ‘out of the box’ ideas and need someone with the creativity, consultation knowledge, and skill to pull it off successfully. Dennis is the President of the local chapter of a nationally-recognized organization of professional DJs known as the American Disc Jockey Association. At organization meetings he regularly gives seminars to his colleagues and peers on a variety of topics ranging from professional lighting to dance music knowledge.

I’m San Diego DJ Dennis “Dennis J” Jones, aka The Creative Music DJ. I have been entertaining crowds since 1987 and consistently honing my skills since I started. A lot of industry DJs claim to have old school roots but few actually do, and even fewer have evidence to prove it! I was kind of in that group until I found out that a party I DJ’d back in 1989 had been recorded to VHS and then tranferred to DVD, and that my previous client was actually gracious enough to give me a copy. So if you are interested in the origins of DJ Dennis Jones, click play!


Back to the present– I held the position as the Vice President of the American Disc Jockey Association for several years, and in January 2012 became President of the local American Disc Jockey Association (ADJA). My unique blend of club style mixing (whether for a wedding, corporate party, or actual club event) has helped to position me on the forefront of event industry professionals who dare to stretch the boundaries outside of the ‘typical reception’. From live first dance remixes to customized professional lighting, video montages, and wedding monograms, I have been the choice for clients that range from those that just want to make sure their DJ can smoothly handle their event and play great music, to those that want to incorporate ‘out of the box’ ideas and need someone with the creativity, consultation knowledge, and skill to pull it off successfully. Combining the talent of a scratch weddings DJ with the microphone finesse of a television emcee, I can exhibit elegance and then switch to club-style as an event needs.

In addition to mic and turntable skills, I have formal education as well! In the early 90’s I took time off from DJing to pursue a formal education, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and an MBA with an emphasis in Project Management. I am also involved with numerous industry groups. Along with my current position as President of the San Diego chapter of the ADJA, I am also a member of the San Diego Disc Jockey Association and currently working with fundraiser board members from American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life (ACS) to give performances at their annual charity events.

My passion for entertaining keeps my focus on DJing, and I’ll forge on as long as I continue to derive a great deal of satisfaction from being part of the meaningful events I perform at. Most events I perform at are once-in-a-lifetime events, which is why it is so important that I do business the right way. Whether it is the union of two happy people at a wedding or a birthday party for an excited 16-year-old boy or girl, for the host it is extremely emotional. I like to think that I am continuously raising the bar for Disc Jockeys in the wedding, party, and corporate event industry. My clients deserve to have the highest expectations of me, and I have earned my reputation by exceeding those expectations and always delivering on my promises.

I maintain healthy relations with fellow DJs and artists. You will find that I am highly respected by the local private event industry, but I also gets a good deal of respect from club disc jockeys because of my popular online mixes, vast knowledge of music, and ability to ‘hang on their level’ when it comes to turntable platter control.