BIO

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’.

DJ Small Paul shows worked on with Big Concerts and other event companies to date:

  • Bon Jovi (JHB 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)

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 School, 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.

– Investec
– Mercantile Bank
– FNB Year End
– McDonalds SA
– Deloitte
– GHD SA
– SAB
– SABC
– Avis
– Standard Bank
– BrightRock
– Old Mutal

– Mi CASA
– Soweto String Quartet
– Graeme Watkins Project
– Mafikizolo
– Da LES
– Ready D
– Dj Kent
– Alan M
– Crazy White Boy
– Mark Stent
– Dean Fuel
– Lady Lea
– Justin V
– Roger D’lux
– Euphonic
– Erica Elle
– Dj Fresh and the 5fm Crew)
– Jacaranda Fm
– 947
– hot 919 dj’s
– Black Coffee
– International Acts – Guiseppe Ottaviani, Tom Navy, Ian Carey, Sol Richard Durand, 4Strings, Lock & load to name a few

– Camel Experience
– Stuyvesant Events
– Kiss
– H2O

Guest Appearance 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
– Krakatoa
– Raffles
– Cubana
– Boston Action Bar
– Clapham Grand
– Joe Cools in Durban

– 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
– H20
– Peter Stuyvesant Events
– Lucky Strike Events
– Music Festivals
– Splash
– Happy Island Water World
– Ballito Sugar Cane Fields

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.