Tuesday, October 17
Cielo, New York NY
Giant Step is proud to announce the return of UK's legendary Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio 1, Talkin' Loud, Acid Jazz)! Taking time in between a non-stop world tour, Gilles brings his innovative sound to New York for a one-night-only set – his last US appearance in 2006!
Influential super-DJ and acid jazz pioneer, Gilles is renowned for his deep and diverse record collection influencing artists from all over the world from New Zealand to Croatia, Nigeria to the U.S. and everything in between with his unique blends.
A master of what he terms "joining the dots," Gilles' weekly radio show, Worldwide on BBC Radio 1, and his various compilation CDs (Incredible Sound of Gilles Peterson, Worldwide Programme, BBC Sessions and his two Trust the DJ comps) have paved the road for those searching for the strand of harmony that connects various, sometimes incongruous, genres of music.
In an exclusive US performance, join Gilles as he takes his listeners on a journey through jazz, funk, hip-hop, and dance combining the unthinkable for an unparalleled musical experience!