GILLES PETERSON

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Raised in South London by French/Swiss parents, radio jock, club DJ, and compiler Gilles Peterson grew up speaking French at home and English everywhere else. At 18, Peterson began DJing around London, ultimately spinning at the now-famous Dingwalls club in Camden. His sets covered the spectrum of urban music, from jazz to funk to soul and back to hip-hop. Out of this, Peterson co-founded the Acid Jazz label with some colleagues. The name itself was a joke between Northern soul fan Eddie Piller and Peterson, but it soon became the catch phrase for the smooth, funk-influenced jazz that became synonymous with major Acid Jazz artists like Brand New Heavies, Jamiroquai, and Mother Earth. At the same time, Peterson created compilations not only for his own label, but for Blue Note, Prestige, and Street Sounds as well, introducing popular and obscure jazz to younger generations. Peterson expanded his vision by read more...
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GILLES PETERSON Worldwide Programme 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Worldwide Programme 1
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2000
GILLES PETERSON Back In Brazil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back In Brazil
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2006
GILLES PETERSON Gilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura : Remixed album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura : Remixed
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2010
GILLES PETERSON Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Band : Havana Club Rumba Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Band : Havana Club Rumba Sessions
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2016

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GILLES PETERSON INCredible Sound of Gilles Peterson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
INCredible Sound of Gilles Peterson
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1999

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GILLES PETERSON GP01 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
GP01
Acid Jazz 2001
GILLES PETERSON Worldwide Programme 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Worldwide Programme 2
Acid Jazz 2002
GILLES PETERSON Journeys by DJ: Desert Island Mix album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Journeys by DJ: Desert Island Mix
Acid Jazz 2002
GILLES PETERSON Impressed With Gilles Peterson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Impressed With Gilles Peterson
Acid Jazz 2002
GILLES PETERSON Shibuya Jazz Classics - Gilles Peterson Collection - Trio Issue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shibuya Jazz Classics - Gilles Peterson Collection - Trio Issue
Acid Jazz 2003
GILLES PETERSON Broken Folk Funk Latin Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Broken Folk Funk Latin Soul
Acid Jazz 2003
GILLES PETERSON GP04: Eclectic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
GP04: Eclectic
Acid Jazz 2003
GILLES PETERSON Gilles Peterson: Worldwide, Volume 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Peterson: Worldwide, Volume 3
Acid Jazz 2003
GILLES PETERSON Impressed 2 with Gilles Peterson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Impressed 2 with Gilles Peterson
Acid Jazz 2004
GILLES PETERSON Gilles Peterson Presents The BBC Sessions, Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Peterson Presents The BBC Sessions, Volume 1
Acid Jazz 2005
GILLES PETERSON Gilles Peterson in Africa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Peterson in Africa
Acid Jazz 2005
GILLES PETERSON Petit dejeuner au lit! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Petit dejeuner au lit!
Acid Jazz 2005
GILLES PETERSON Gilles Peterson in the House album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Peterson in the House
Acid Jazz 2008
GILLES PETERSON Gilles Peterson Brazilika album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gilles Peterson Brazilika
Acid Jazz 2009
GILLES PETERSON Magic Peterson Sunshine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Magic Peterson Sunshine
Exotica 2016
GILLES PETERSON Havana Cultura Anthology album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Havana Cultura Anthology
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2016

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