DJ Small Paul
Paul de Oliveira (A.K.A. DJ Small Paul) is a qualified sound and lighting engineer with 27 years of experience in the music industry. Paul also owns his own Production Company, ‘Unique productions’.
Here are Shows that his worked on with Big Concerts and other event companies from then until now are as follows:
Bon Jovi (Johannesburg stadium, Dr Alban (standard bank arena), Michael Jackson (JHB Stadium),Coke fest no1 (Alberton race course), Mike & the Mechanics (standard bank arena), Dj snake (US),Harrison Crump US , Usher (afterparty), Coldplay Afterparty, Prime circle shows, Freshly ground shows, Whitney Houston ( ellis park), and brought over a few internationals for smaller events catering for 5000pax – Ian Carey , Hoxton Whores , Tom Novy , Prok & fitch , Solarstone ,Guiseppe Ottaviani , ILL Phil (UK) ,Kelly Rowland and he is busy planning a few more for end of this year & next year 2018.
Paul has been playing in some of South Africa’s top clubs and had his own 30 minute slot on 5fm called ‘Funked’, (Wednesday nights, on Nicole Fox’s show) for 5 years. Now submits weekly mix’s to Fresh-Ultimix at 6, Erica Elle’s show & many more..
Due to Paul’s long history in the music industry, he can play many styles of music, ranging from Hip-Hop to R&B and Latin American. His preferred styles of music however, are Funky House, Old Skool, Electro funk , Progressive , Tech House, Latino house, Tribal House, EDM & Commercial and many more
He has released 3 albums namely Small session1, Tempos Vol 1 & 2, he is currently working on to release Small Paul’s next double cd with Soul Candi with a few collaborations and live artists. He has done his 1st music video with an artist from Mozambique & is uploaded on Youtube. Was released end march 2012.
DJ Small Paul is currently a resident at a number of clubs in Johannesburg including The Steamworks , The Office ,Babylon Club & Bar, Salsa Bar , Stones (bedfordview), Movida, Cools craft corner, Ridgeway Raceway. Besides all his residencies he still does guest appearances to other major events and clubs such as Taboo, Madison Avenue, Carfax, Randlords, The Venue & The Sands , Nicci Beach and many more all over South Africa.
He also has played for many Corporate clients such as - Investec , Mercantile bank, FNB Year end, McDonalds SA,Deloitte , GHD SA , SAB , SABC , Avis, Standard Bank, BrightRock to name a few.
Not only has DJ Small Paul played along-side some of South Africa’s finest DJs; (Mi CASA ,Soweto String Quartet , Graeme Watkins project , Mafikizolo , Da LES , Ready D, Dj Kent, Alan M, Mi Casa, Crazy White Boy, Mark stent, Dean fuel, Lady Lea, Justin V, Roger D’lux, Euphonic, Erica elle, Dj Fresh and the 5fm Crew) he has also played at the Camel Experience, Stuyvesant events, Kiss, H2O and made guest appearances all around South Africa. ( Nisha , The fez, Le med, Hemisphere, Cubana lounge, Delux, Jevel , The Reserve , Café Caprice , Swing Café , Sideshow , Dragon Room, Springboks in Cape Town). Then Krakatoa, Raffles , Cubana, Boston action bar, Clapham Grand ,Joe cools in Durban to name a few .
Then here’s a few Big events that his done in the past – Camps Bay New Years Bash 2003, Punch Productions Boat Cruise’s, Ponte d’ Ouro (Mozambique new years eve Beach Party which is his own event every year till this day, Wet & wild party at the Vaal, Potchefstroom, Hatfield square, he has done many corporate events & knows how to cater to each crowd.
He has started also LA Vida Bella Productions to aim for the Portuguese community and does events on a monthly basis all over Johannesburg to Witbank & Nelspruit. He has played in London, Zurich, Portugal, Zambia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Spain .