Gilles Peterson: DJ, Broadcaster, producer and owner of Brownswood Recordings, bringing you an eclectic mix of soul, jazz, house and hip hop can count two million global listeners to his weekly Saturday afternoon radio show on BBC 6 Music. Guests on the show have included Kendrick Lamar, Lonnie Liston Smith and Flying Lotus to name but a few.
For years, Gilles has been criss-crossing the planet, hopping from continent to continent, playing dozens of mind expanding club and festival sessions. From London to Berlin from Singapore to Dubai from Sao Paulo to LA from NYC to Tokyo, he has a legion of followers who adhere to his vision that joins the dots between his soul boy heritage, his deep knowledge and passion for jazz and today’s boundary breaking nu-skool.
Since he ran a pirate radio station out of his back garden shed in south London during his teens Gilles Peterson has devoted his life to promoting the jazz spirit and it’s contemporary urban manifestations around the world. Gilles has an internationally syndicated radio show that is broadcast from stations across the globe.
Anyone who has sat in on a live’n’direct Worldwide broadcast will testify that an alignment of pent up energy, deep knowledge and commitment to new music makes him capable of uniting totally unique diverse musical forces to create a deeply soulful, positive and ever expansive vibe.