DJ Zesto Q established his career in 2002, cultivating his repertoire as a seasoned performer, DJ, and events promoter in the NYC Underground Hip-Hop & Electronic scenes respectively. His production spans the landscape of Beat Culture, from Chill to Manic, Robotic to Organic, Low Key Lounge to All-Night Ruckus. Lyrically, his compositions tackle social issues and the role Art plays in a rapidly changing future.
A graduate of the Music Conservatory at Purchase College and son of an Avant Garde Jazz Guitarist, Zesto’s work reflects his life experience and formal training in Music History & Production, Progressive Arts Curation, and Community Service.
DJ Zesto Q has collaborated and performed with such artists as Team Shadetek (Warp/Sound-Ink), Vyle (Newhive/Scratch Academy) Despot & Masai Bey (of Definitive Jux), Drop The Lime (Trouble & Bass), CX Kidtronik (Stones Throw), and Armand Hammer (Backwoodz Studios).
Current & Recent Venues
● Figure 19 – Lower East Side ● The Starliner – Brooklyn ● The Winslow – East Village ● Malthouse – Financial District ● Fat Buddha – East Village ● Brooklyneer – West Village ● The Distillery – Hell’s Kitchen ● Commodore – Williamsburg ● Quinn’s Beacon NY – ○ (Residency) 2015 – 2018
Career Venues / Etc
● (Residency) Enid’s in Greenpoint 2007-2009 ● Santos Party Haus ● Galapago’s Art Space ● Southpaw ● Public Assembly ● Duvet ● Downtime ● Triskelion Arts ● Clemente Soto-Velez ● Glasslands ● Rothko ● Fontana’s ● Chelsea Art Museum ● Nuyorican Poets Cafe ● The Delancey ● Phun Factory LIC ● LIT Lounge