OUR DJ TALENT
At Washburn Entertainment, all of our DJs are passionate and dedicated to our clients and events! Most of our talent is handpicked and must fit our DJ model of having a fun, reliable, and outgoing personality, while possessing modern DJ abilities, a wide knowledge of music, and advanced level mixing skills. Company owner, Chris Washburn offers an extensive training process including numerous hours of on the job and studio experience and the keys to follow the same blueprint that has brought him success over the years.
Chris grew up in Plattsburgh, NY and graduated from Ithaca College in 2008. He's been in the entertainment and nightlife industries for over a decade. He started DJing in bars and nightclubs and founded Washburn Entertainment in 2013. As the visionary of the company, he's dedicated to continue to improve its services, client care, and stay innovative with today's generation. He DJs all kinds of events including major venues in Las Vegas and around the country. Highlights include DJing at Metlife Stadium for the largest D3 Football game in history (Cortaca Jug 2019), and being named one of Ithaca's TOP ICONS by Ithaca College's Buzzsaw Magazine.
Chris loves sports, playing softball, cats, dogs, and giving back to the local communities. He's also a part time real estate agent, investor, and business consultant.
DJ TORI VEE
Tori is a Texas native that attended Ithaca College and decided to call Ithaca home. Her energetic personality and caring attitude will light up any room! She's also a skilled musician and performs solo acts and with her band all over central New York. Her talents also brought her to the radio DJ world where she was an on-air personality for Z-955, Q-Country, and other Cayuga Radio stations. Tori is a very skilled mixing DJ and specializes in weddings and dance parties!
She is a former star athlete and loves the diverse music and entertainment scene that the Ithaca area features.
Andrew is the definition of "positive energy" and its tough to ignore his constant smile and love for music! He's lived in Jamaica, England, NYC, and now Ithaca. He attended Ithaca College to pursue a degree in Computer Science. Dray is also an aspiring hip hop artist and has performed with other local musicians. His favorite music to spin is Hip Hop and Top 40.
Being such a world traveler, Dray has seen it all and experienced many different cultures and knows how to entertain many types of people!
Devan, aka DJ Dough Boy in the club scene, has over 10 years of DJing in areas such as NYC, Pittsburgh, and across CNY. He's an elite level mixer and commands the attention of the room with his warm and clear microphone skills. His diverse knowledge of all genres makes him an ideal open format DJ that fits great with all types of weddings, school, and corporate events.
Devan grew up in Queens and has worked in College administration post graduation. He currently has an assistant director position at Cornell University.
DJ BELLA J
Jasmine is a superstar and well known DJ across the state! She's lived in Syracuse for years and has built an impressive DJ career after deciding to go full time and leave her normal 40 hour a week job. As a graduate of the world famous Scratch DJ Academy in NYC, she ignites dance floors and mixes in ways most DJs dream of.
Jasmine's electric personality, calm demeanor, and care for her clients is a perfect match for almost everyone. She's not only an inspiration for women, but a leader in the DJ community for all!