Jeff Heidelberg


Jeff Heidelberg

Jeff Heidelberg currently lives in his hometown of Cincinnati, OH. From an early age, he enjoyed entertaining his family members with jokes, dance moves and whatever he thought was funny. This passion for entertainment carried on as he began working as a costumed character at Kings Island, an amusement park located north of Cincinnati. His love for DJing began after buying a Numark Mixtrack off of his friend in college. Mesmerized by the plethora of special effects and "scratching" aka Jeff moving his hand furiously on a live deck he began playing at local parties and charity events. Jeff is currently a Sales Rep, DJ and Master of Ceremonies for Party Pleasers Services in Cincinnati, OH.




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The Chainsmokers Principle and Building Your Craft

July 21, 2017 by Jeff Heidelberg
I stand there with my DJ controller in front of me. The buttons flash an array of colors all pulsating as if they are breathing in and out. A small wave of nervous energy comes over me. Today is “Make A Mix” day. “Make A Mix” day is a holiday I celebrate once a month. The day consists of making a DJ mix and posting it to Mixcloud. Like any one showcasing their work, I want the mix to be the best one yet. However I do understand that perfectionism and procrastination go hand in hand so I take a deep breath and hit record.   This past March at Mobile Beat Las Vegas 2017, we had the honor to hear legendary trance DJ Paul Oakenfold perform and speak. The details escape me but while being interviewed he began talking about the success of the DJ duo known as The Chainsmokers. He explained that a ... [read more]
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The Zen DJ

July 12, 2017 by Jeff Heidelberg
Air traffic controllers, Super Bowl Referees, DJs. What do these have in common? They are some of the coolest jobs in the world but they all carry stress. Strangers and friends often comment that I have the best job in the world as a mobile DJ. Yes without a doubt I can say I am very fortunate to play in some of the most beautiful venues and work with some of the most inspiring people in the city but these friends and strangers don’t see the stress that comes with our profession. Hopefully most of you have some way of relieving stress. Whether it is fitness, vacations or just yelling into a pillow, a simple action can help us gain clarity and calm ourselves down. Although I am not a psychic, I have a feeling that some of us have unhealthy forms of stress relief. Alcohol, cigarettes, social media or ev... [read more]
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Do Not Customize Everything!

July 5, 2017 by Jeff Heidelberg
As a man who has been in the sales and customer service field for a few years, I do believe in the principle that we, as business owners, need to adapt ourselves to the customer’s taste. This provides a customized feeling. That feeling that their event is truly unique and is breaking ground on the next big trend. I believe customer input is important however you have to know where you stand in the market. If we all base ourselves around the customer, are any of us different?   I remember a few years ago I stumbled upon a product video that got me ready to buy in a heartbeat. It was for Phonebloks, a customizable, modular phone. The customer would purchase the basic set up of the phone then choose what custom pieces would snap to the phones hardware. Take a lot photos for your photography blog? Bo... [read more]
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Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Voice

June 30, 2017 by Jeff Heidelberg
Mixer- $800 Serato software- $95 Powered Speaker- $400 Wireless Microphone- $500   Losing your voice before a gig and sounding like a 80-year-old piece of sandpaper…priceless. There are some things money can’t buy, for everything else there’s vocal health.   As mobile entertainers it can be hard to think of us as athletes. Yes lifting subwoofers and hanging lights can cause a sweat but it’s far from an intense workout or sport. However I believe we are vocal athletes. So why is it that we invest so much money on new microphones but we treat what goes into the microphone like crap? Have no fear; you can uncover your strong and natural voice with a simple set of warm-ups and health habits.   #1 Know thy voice and accept your range. When I say range I a... [read more]