Mention the name Jonathan Peters to any club-goers and most likely you will hear that he is without a doubt a DJ’s DJ. Providing beat-driven bliss in 14 hours stretches and displays amazing control and power at Manhattan’s legendary “Sound Factory” each Saturday night. Supplying hard-hitting body-rocking beats, Peters creates an auditory roller coaster from which the crowd enthusiastically jumps on, throws their hands in the air, and enjoys the ride. In addition to DJing and being a founder of Deeper Rekords NYC www.deepernyc.com Peters also produces, remixes and makes guest appearances around the world.
For over a decade Peters has been synonymous with house music in New York City. He began his career in 1988 when he landed his first gig spinning weeknights at Café Iguana. Over next three years, Iguana was the place to be witnessing young DJs star on the rise. In 1991, he moved to Café Society, as did his growing numbers of fans, and then to Le Bar Bat a year later.
Jonathan then continued a six year odyssey of weekly residencies at NYC’s hottest nightspots including, the Roxy, Limelight, Palladium, Mirage, Club USA, Nell’s, Tavern On the Green, Club 10, El Flamingo, Expo, (Save The) Robots – even aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid. Committed to leading the pack in breaking the freshest progressive-style house, it was only natural that Peters tuned his prodigious energies to productions.
Inspired by the success of The Fugees, Peters’ remix of Roberta Flack’s original “Killing Me Softly” for Atlantic earned him his first #1 Billboard hit. Shortly after, he had another #1 hit under his belt with the galvanizing remix of Chaka Khan’s “Never Miss The Water” for Warner-Reprise. Soon he was being sought after to work magic for other big names artists such as, Janet Jackson (Virgin), Amber, Cynthia, Jocelyn Enriguez (Tommy Boy), Hannah Jones (BMG) and Eboni Foster. Jonathan’s work is featured on the GlassNote release of opera classic “Flower Duet” and his remix of Divine’s (Pendulum) remake of George Michael classic “One More Try”.
Jonathan Peters display amazing control and power when he regularly appearing at Boston, Miami, Philadelphia and venues all over the world. In addition to DJing, making hit songs and being Billboard reporter, he recently started his own radio mix show on Radio FG in Paris. Jonathan has unique ability to tap into today’s sound and give it his own special twist, and leave with nothing but pure aural ecstasy. Behind the turntables or behind the mixing board, Jonathan Peters is the new force in dance music to be reckoning with.