The disc jockey, or the DJ, is one of the hottest careers in the music and entertainment business at the moment. After rising to prominence in the 70s / 80s and replacing live bands, DJs have become the life of many parties, get-togethers, and other special occasions. They've risen to prominence even more during this last decade as recording and playback media and equipment have continued to improve. Do you want to be a great DJ? And a successful one? You will need to know all the basic musical elements and you should listen to all forms of music, even the ones you don’t think you will be playing. After that, you'll need to go out and acquire the right equipment and start preparing your sets. A set is a session in which the DJ performs, and professional DJs can go on for hours although as a beginner, you won't need to DJ that long at first. When you've done all that, it will finally be time to start marketing yourself. If you don’t know how to do all of this yet, don't worry, this book is designed to help you with all of it. If you're ready to go from being a beginner to being a master DJ, then let's get started!