Soundwave DJ Ray Vales is our Latin expert. DJ Ray has dee jayed more than 800 Orlando weddings with Soundwave since 2007. He is known in the Orlando wedding industry as THE LATIN DJ/MC EXPERT.
DJ Ray Vales has numerous glowing reviews from clients on Wedding Wire, and is highly endorsed by Orlando venues and vendors.
DJ Ray’s career began in Puerto Rican and Miami nightclubs, so he is a skilled beat mixer and can really “turn it on” for clients who desire the club vibe.
His music knowledge spans American Pop from the 60s to Current, Latin, Brazilian and Carribbean. DJ Ray is highly versatile and performs easily at weddings that are ALL American with no Latin music, weddings that are 1/2 Latin, and weddings that are all Latin.
DJ Ray Vales speaks fluent Spanish, fluent English and even understands Portuguese.
Ray is very skilled at Hora Locas and works alongside with many Mariachi Bands at Soundwave weddings.
Everyone in the Orlando wedding industry loves DJ Ray of Soundwave, really they do! He is known for going above and beyond at every single wedding or corporate event. He is extremely charismatic and passionate about Soundwave and ensuring the success of every celebration. He easily adapts to changes on site and always does so with a smile. Keep in mind that this is not easy, because at the same time, he is performing as a DJ, playing music, ensuring successful audio, and announcing on the microphone!
DJ Ray has extensive audio and lighting expertise. So it is not uncommon for us to include Ray on corporate gigs or weddings that need special audio needs, or require intricate LED Lighting Design.
Previously, DJ Ray worked six years at an Orlando DJ company where his focus was weddings. For 3 years, Ray served as a cruise ship DJ with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. He dee jayed weddings on board the ship, spun music at the clubs, and provided poolside entertainment. He was also an audio/visual technician for the stage shows.
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DJ Ray at Bella Collina, Video by Castaldo Studios
DJ Ray Vales at Paradise Cove, Video by The Richards
DJ Ray Vales at Isleworth Country Club, Video by Cricket’s Photo and Cinema
DJ Ray Vales at Paradise Cove, Video by Cricket’s Photo and Cinema
DJ Ray Vales at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Video by Castaldo Studio
DJ Ray Vales at Bella Collina, Video by Will Harris
DJ Ray Vales at Reunion Resort, Video by Love and Lustre
DJ Ray and DJ Vinny at Four Seasons Resort ~ For this amazing wedding, Soundwave worked in conjunction with the Buzzcatz Band. Soundwave provided all DJ music for the traditional dances, during the band breaks, and a 1.5 hour after party. Soundwave also provided all the Lighting including 24 LED Wall Uplights; 14 Centerpiece Pinspots, Cake and Newlywed Pinspotting; and Night Club Moving Heads. Video by Jeffery Stoner ~
DJ Ray Vales at Citrus Club, Video by Lemus Cinema ~
DJ Ray Vales at Omni Orlando Resort, Video by Brandon Kari ~
DJ Ray Vales at Paradise Cove, Video by Hundreds of Moments ~
DJ Ray Vales at Hilton Orlando, Video by Luxecine ~