Events - CDJ Icons

Join us and bare witness to the first of many CDJ Icon annual events, 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 11th & Saturday March 12th.

Friday March 11th10:00am-11:00amDavid Waxman - General Manager Ultra Music
Saturday March 12th11:00am-12:00pmLenny Fontana - From Club Studio 54 into today's world in dance music
Saturday March 12th12:15pm-1:15pmLloyd Starr & Matt Adell - The former COO & President Beatport and the former CEO of Beatport on how to monetize yourself as an artist in today's music world

Eddie Gordon

From 1984 through to 1988 Eddie was regularly booked by major London event promoters as the support DJ for BBC Radio 1 DJs and Capital Radio DJs working in the big towns and cities of South East of England. This was a rich period for Eddie Gordon's DJ career with various awards Gravesend and Dartford Reporter 'DJ of the Year 1984-1985', Radio Kent '1986 Club of the Year' with The Slammer... read more

David Waxman

Waxman made his professional debut at the Roxy in 1992. He has been resident DJ at numerous world-renowned clubs such as Liquid, Miami (1996-1998), Twilo, NY (1998-2000), and Crobar Chicago, Miami, NY (2002-2005). He became widely known for bootleg remixes of hits such as Beck's "New Pollution," Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust," Nine Inch Nails' "Closer to God", and AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds" among other worldwide smashes.... read more

Lenny Fontana

Lenny Fontana has been on the house music scene for more than 20 years as a DJ Producer/Remixer and since 2013 Owner of Karmic Power Records. Born and raised in the "Melting Pot" of New York City, which has proven to be a constant creative influence on his fresh sounds, playing a major contribution that led to Lenny's worldwide recognition. His productions have crossed commercially worldwide and some have become classics.... read more

Lloyd Starr

Lloyd Starr is a founding partner at Velocity.Plus. Velocity.Plus is focused on helping music businesses increase revenue with their current assets, unlock new growth opportunities through obtaining operational efficiency, improving the value of existing relationships, building new strategic relationships, and bringing new monetization models to the companies it helps. Starr is a former President and COO of Beatport where he was responsible for the company's overall strategic direction. read more

Matthew Adell

Matthew Adell has dedicated his career to connecting people with the music they love, beginning as a teenager working at a record store in suburban Chicago, to holding key positions at several influential music companies. Prior to founding his newest venture MetaPop, Matthew was CEO of Beatport, where he oversaw the rapid growth of the company, and VP of Music Services at Napster, where he was charged with creative oversight of the company's music programming and product initiatives. Other previous positions include VP of Music Services at read more