The Collective:

The Golden Bell Collective is made up of a crew of top DJs and musicians from the Bay Area and Los Angeles.
Outside of DJing private events and parties, you can find us performing our original music or touring with top musicians and bands such as Bonobo, Pretty Lights, Talib Kweli, Gramatik, and Afrolicious to name a few.

Will Magid


DJ / Trumpet Player / Producer Will Magid's music is always a joyous affair. His unique style of live performance and electronic sampling seamlessly blends music from across the globe. Will has had the honor to tour and collaborate with many talented artists from diverse genres of music, such as Talib Kweli, Gramatik, Bonobo, Solomon Burke, Erykah Badu, Pretty Lights, Kenny Burrell, Zigaboo Modeliste, and Baba' Ken Okulolo. Will Magid is Golden Bell's Co-Founder and Chief Trumpet Officer. 

Chris Hoog

As a DJ artist, Chris Hoog blends a wide range of music from funk and soul to hip hop and house while supplementing his sets with subtle horn lines or tasty solos which adds a mix of musicality and surprise to the dance floor at clubs, weddings and private events. Chris's saxophone playing has a lyrical tone and quality that compliments whatever music is being played alongside him.

On his sax, he is exploring a new style of music dubbed "brasshouse" influenced by Too Many Zooz and Moon Hooch. He also plays with a number of touring bands, including Bay Area favorite Afrolicious and The Brothers Prince.  Chris is Golden Bell's Co-Founder. 


Teddy Raven

Fulbright fellow Teddy Raven is a saxophonist, DJ, composer, and educator based in the Bay Area, California. He performs and leads  a wide variety of groups in diverse genres such as jazz, funk, Balkan, classical, electronic and more. A believer in the social power of music to unite, Teddy has traveled around the United States, Eastern and Western Europe, and Turkey as a performer, educator, and student. Teddy is Golden Bell's Director of Live Music.   


More Featured DJs:

The Golden Bell team includes an entire collective of some of the Bay Area's favorite DJs. Here are just a few of the artists we enjoy collaborating with: 



ZEBUEL EARLY With a background in radio and event production, a college degree in Mass Media Communication / Music and years of experience as a touring musician and DJ, Zeb and his team are the perfect option for those searching for versatile, highly skilled artists who add style and excitement to every event.


Donovan "Gordo Cabeza" Hall

Donovan is hands down one of the best DJs in the Bay Area, very professional, and flexible.  Taking the Spanish name for "fat head", in an attempt to avoid taking himself too seriously, DJ Gordo Cabeza has made some serious accomplishments in his 20+ yrs as a DJ. Averaging over 200 shows a year, locally, nationally and internationally Gordo has established himself as a fixture in the DJ community. As founder of MOM (Motown On Mondays) Parties and Events, which is now a weekly happening in 17 cities across the United States and Canada, Gordo is spreading his love for good music far and wide..