Above: Lloyd Starr & Matthew Adell with Eddie Gordon, 2016
Video: Lenny Fontana with Eddie Gordon, 2016
Join us at the second annual CDJ Icon Event, where industry leader, owner of Kings of Spins & Host Eddie Gordon he takes you through the journey that is dance music in the three Q&A sessions with some of the leaders in Dance Music spanning 5 decades.
This annual event that will take place this year at the CDJ Show on Friday March 10th & Saturday March 11th, 2017. This year's guests will be announced in the coming weeks.
"There are certain things, events, companies and especially people who have shaped the dance music world that we DJs (and the music listening public) know and love. Without these historical contributing factors, the importance of dance music in our lives may not be as profound, the radio we listen to could be lacklustre at best and the current digital dynamic for music distribution and sales would not be as elevated. I could list contributing individuals on just two hands - and one of those people is Eddie Gordon... read more
Born and bred in New York, JES started singing and writing songs from a very early age. Her first professional recordings were made at the tender age of just 14 after answering an ad in The Village Voice. Tirelessly developing her craft through the years that followed she worked with some of New York's elite producers and writers. Her reputation as an undiscovered talent spread quickly... read more
Ben Liebrand is considered by colleagues and business professionals to be one of Europe's pioneers in mixing of dance music. His early mixes inspired an entire generation of DJ's. Armin van Buuren, Olaf Basoski, Ferry Corsten and Tiesto mention Ben Liebrand as their main inspiration to become a Ben produced, mixed and remixed official releases for pop artists like... read more
Earl Young (born June 2, 1940, Philadelphia) is a Philadelphia-based drummer who rose to prominence in the early 1970s as part of the Philly Soul sound. Young is best known as the founder and leader of The Trammps who had a hit record with "Disco Inferno". Young, along with Ronnie Baker and Norman Harris (the trio best known as Baker-Harris-Young), was the owner of the Golden Fleece record label.... read more
Above: Ultra Music's David Waxman with Eddie Gordon, 2016
Click here to see details of the 2016 CDJ Icons event.