JOE would like to thank the following for making this journey possible
- For the gift of life. For giving me the talent, the dreams & the
drive to fulfill them. May I prove worthy of it all.
MY FATHER - For bringing me up the best way you could
and for teaching me individualism, simplicity & the strength of
hardwork & character. For standing by me during the hard & struggling
times. May your soul rest in peace. Will miss you
till the day I die.
MY MOTHER - For the full-time job of bringing up a
kid as crazy as me. For being a guide, a nurse, a chef, a housekeeper,
a gaurd against evil and, most of all, for all the unselfish love that
only a mother can give ! May your soul rest in peace. Will miss you
till the day I die.
MY SISTER - For being my best friend and for the understanding
and support that no one else could give. Hope that I can be a good brother
too. May all your dreams come true !
RADIO BAHANA, FM STEREO, 1019 Mhz., JAKARTA, INDONESIA
- For giving me the first chance to reach out to people with my creativity
in 1983 - the beginning of the realisation of my dreams. Also to Radio
Prambors and Duta Suara !
DJ BENNY, PITSTOP DISCOTHEQUE, SARI PACIFIC HOTEL, JAKARTA,
INDONESIA - For recognising my talent and encouraging me to
take it seriously. Also to DUGGY DAY, CONTE CHUNG and KRISHYAN TANJUNG
- The Hottest DJ's of Jakarta !
GANDHI MEMORIAL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, JAKARTA, INDONESIA
- For the most creative school years of my life !
O.P.MALHOTRA, AMBASSADOR, INDIAN EMBASSY, JAKARTA, INDONESIA
- For believing in me when few others did. Editor of ' FUN TIMES ',
The monthly children's magazine, thanks you too !
INSTITUTE OF HOTEL MANAGMENT, CATERING TECHNOLOGY & APPLIED
NUTRITION, LUCKNOW and the First ALL - INDIA BATCH
OF '1985-88' - three unforgettable years of learning the theories
& the practical aspects of the Hotel Industry. Thanks for standing
by me all the way through & for letting me be myself. All the best
for the future to my classmates, teachers & college.
CJ's DISCOTHEQUE, HOTEL LE MERIDIEN, NEW DELHI - Three
and a half years of hard work, creativity and achievements. An unforgettable
part of my life. A big thanks to all at Le Meridien.
MY KIND OF PLACE, TAJ PALACE HOTEL, NEW DELHI - More
than five years of making Delhi dance and introducing them to Hip-Hop
! A big thanks and best wishes to all at Taj Palace.
CLUB COLABA, BOAT QUAY, SINGAPORE - For 6 months of
Bollywood music, a classy large venue and a new crowd. A learning experience,
to say the very least ! A big thanks to Guptaji, Jack, Sam & Dave.
All my best wishes to Sunil, Kezmani, Sandy, Raja, Netra, Shaheen, Syril,
Gary and all those who made my stay in Singapore a great one, specially
Sachin & Friends.
OF ECONOMIC STUDIES, NEW DELHI - For the ' SCREEN GAURAV AWARD
', my first !
DAZZLE and FX, BANGALORE - For the ' BEST DJ OF INDIA
' award. Best to Murali & Sangeeth.
ASTRAM - What a grand event it was....no ? For the ' BEST DJ
OF DELHI ' award. Best wishes to Sameer and Rohan.
THE AUDIOPHILE, MUMBAI - For making me a part of the
family. Best wishes to ASAD, HUSSEIN and AMIT.
ENCORE, BANGALORE - For all the funky events. Best
wishes to NATH, RAHUL and All at Encore.
TIMES FM - We've come a long way together and there's
a long way ahead. Thanks for making me a part of the Times FM family
T.I.C. , NEW DELHI - Another long relationship......funky
events, No ? All the best to Gaurav.
Mr. DEVENDER MOHAN - For putting ' CJ's TIMES ' in
motion to make it one of the most popular programmes on Times FM. Not
to forget the creative themes/events and the late mornings. Wishing
you the best as always !
SUNNY SARID, SUNNY SINGH, JOE AZAREDO, PHILIP, RUMMY and All other DJ's
- For the healthy Competition and co-operation. Respect to you always
SHAMSHIR RAI LUTHRA, AMIT JOON, NITIN KAPOOR, RIZ, SONU, MASH
and SAMEER - For assisting me in the hard task of trying to
keep every dancer happy. May your dreams come true !
BOBBY, PUJA, ANITA, ARMITA, GULNARA, JESSICA, SAMEERAH, NALINI,
EDWIN, MANGURI, SHEEL, MOHANJI, GAURAV, SANJAY, FREDDY, ASEN, JAI, DOLMA, ANKUSH & GUPTAJI - For all your love, support and
understanding. When I laugh, the whole world laughs with me but when
I'm sad, you're the ones who care. Thanks for being part of my life
& all the best for future.
- For a wonderful website. Looking forward to many more.
but certainly not the least, THE CROWD - It is for you that
I play, day after day. I thank you all for the reason of my existence
and for all the love and encouragement you give me.
THERE BE MUSIC, LOVE AND PEACE !