CDJ Show 2015 Seminar - Advanced Performance with Traktor S8

Presenter:Brian Koolis
Title:Advanced Performance with Traktor S8
Organization:Native Instruments
From:Los Angeles, CA

Brian Koolis, a.k.a Kooli, is a classically trained musician who plays piano, tuba and bass guitar. He began his twelve years of classical music training in piano and tuba at the age of seven.

Brian studied at Dickinson College to pursue a traditional music degree in performance and composition. He soon discovered that his real passion was electronic music production and DJing. Brian attended Dubspot Electronic Music Production and DJ School, where he was able to hone his DJ and music production skills. Brian is now a Traktor product specialist and an instructor at Dubspot.

Now living in LA after calling NYC his home for the last 5 years, has focused his electronic music style on tech-house, deep house, techno, and nu-disco/indie dance. Since joining the Dubspot family, Kooli has been active in the New York music scene, performing at Provocateur, Cielo, Webster Hall, Infrasound Music Festival, and many more. He has also tour managed for some of the top DJs performing: A-Trak, Danny Tenaglia, and Nicole Moudaber. He spent several weeks as a spokesperson for Dubspot on the Richie Hawtin CNTRL Tour. After being an active beta tester and strong advocate for Traktor, Kooli was hired by Native Instruments as a Traktor Product Specialist and an Artist Trainer.

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