Since 2021, he has been vice-president of the Olimpiada Salsera Internacional de Venezuela Foundation.
He was born on July 3, 1982, in the city of Caracas, with only eight years old, and led by the hand of his father Carlos Abello, his uncles, Hector Diaz, Jhon Abello, Ali Abello, would discover his love for salsa, surrounded by acetates, parties, and stereo.
At the beginning of the 89’s, at his grandmother Crucita’s house, the whole family and friends would gather to share and dance a good salsa, his father would place a plastic box so that it could reach the turntables since at that time his father used vinyl.
Elvis, feeling attracted by the rhythm, already knew some singers, looked for the songs and musicalized those parties, being this way his debut in the world of salsa.
In 1996, as a teenager, he began his foray into the music scene in the company of his friend and compadre Jesus Manuel Diaz Mendez, the product of brotherhood and the interest that united them mutually for salsa decided to venture into the world DJ, formed a mini-teque called “Eskpe Display”, They formed a miniteca called “Eskpe Display”, making it known in several popular areas of the capital, especially in the “Paramoconi Park” located in San Bernardino, Caracas, where the popular matinees were held, with a mixed audience from the west of the city, this project would give them the recognition of the dancers and salsa fans in several parishes of Caracas, for several years.
ELVIS, dedicated several years of his life influenced by his family, in this case by his cousins; Ivan Guerrero and Julio Fernandez, to collect discography of his favorite artists, such as: Gilberto Santa Rosa, Ruben Blades, Lalo Rodriguez, Alex de Castro, Tito Allen, Luis Enrique, Hildemaro, Rey Ruiz, Roberto Roena, Cano Estremera, Domingo Quiñonez, Luisito Quintero, Orlando Poleo,Kenny Cruz, Pimi Cruz, Rafael de Jesus, Paquito Guzman, Tito Nieves, Celia Cruz, Oscar de León, Alfredo Naranjo, Marcial Isturiz, Pupy Santiago, Carlos de Castro, Yomar Caballo Mendez, Adalberto Santiago, Jhonny Colón, The Lebron Brothers, Natividad Martínez, Tommy Olivencia, Pete Conde, Sonora Ponceña, Orqueta Tokun, Orqueta O. S, Orqueta Pumaband, Orqueta Mulenze, Wichy Camacho, Pedro Brull, Dimensión Latino, among others. He was a faithful dancer at La Asunción, City Day, Rumbero, Status, Extremo Latino and a fan of the events organized by Betty Zapata together with Juan Carlos Ríos, such as La Noche del Bronx, Orquesta de Willie Rosario, Charanga 90, La Negramenta, Bobby Valentín, among others, always getting infected and betting on the salsa scene.
During the stage of the beginning of the pandemic, a new boom was born for live broadcasts on Instagram Live and Facebook Live, being this an opportunity for Elvis Abello (El de la Salsa Dura) to work as a musicalize in the events of Salsa Dura, known in Venezuela as salsa guateque.
Hand in hand with great DJs such as; Manolo Mariño, Luis Flores, Ruben Arias, Jeferson Parra, Jesus Manuel Diaz, Dervy Palace, Zulay Millan, Susana Calderin, Augusto Felibertt, Edward Alberto, Francisco The Dj Latino, Alan Marriaga, Jaime Guanipa, Rey Salsamania, Edgar Mendoza, Carlos El Latino, Alfredo Lozada, Sol Graffe, Franklin Espinoza, Jheison Parra, Chachito Blanco, Junior Oriak, Kituku Sanchez, Roberth Hidalgo, Nery Jones, David Ferrer, Jesus Jaspe, Felix Valderrama, Andres Hernandez, Cesar Sonero, Jordan Moreno, each one of them, gives their best on stage so that the Salsera nights in Venezuela are of excellent quality.
Since the year 2021, he is vice president of the Olimpiada Salsera Internacional de Venezuela Foundation, this foundation works to project the different DJs and Musicalizadores existing in the whole world, through digital platforms, such is the case of Instagram and Facebook, in the same way the foundation delivers donations in order to help those most in need.
Since October 26th of this year, Saul Delhom and bailopinto.com publishing house, has invited Elvis Abello and several DJs to participate in the digital project called, “Esta Salsa me Gusta- DJ^s Edition”. The book contains a selection of songs associated with tastes, stories, and anecdotes told by each of the interviewees. It is worth mentioning and taking advantage of the essence of this book that talks about the melody as an anchor in certain moments of life; Elvis recalls moments lived with his daughter Madeleine Abello with the song “Al Pasar Los Años” by the Mulenze Orchestra, and his son Samuel Abello, with the song “Y Vuelvo a Fallar” by the same orchestra.
DJ Elvis Abello, for his professionalism, creativity, and charisma, has led him to be recognized as “El De la Salsa Dura”, in various clubs and discotheques in the capital. At the present time, Resident DJ of Café Latino, in the city of Caracas and Director of EA Productions; taking the best Salsa events throughout Venezuela.
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