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Thursday, April 19 • 5:30pm - 6:45pm
From the Club to the Charts: DJs Turned Producers

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As dance culture has infiltrated pop music, we’ve seen the DJ emerge from behind the turntables to become an essential part of the songwriting team. Our panelists are all respected DJs who have gained significant acclaim as producers, songwriters and remixers in recent years. They’ll examine the changing role of the DJ by talking about how they moved from the club to the charts, and offer attendees pointers on how they can do the same.


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avatar for Mick Boogie

Mick Boogie

| NYC-based Mick Boogie has quickly become one of the America’s most in-demand DJ talents, expanding his DJ brand to include A-list events in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Barcelona, Cannes, Beijing, Toronto, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Dubai and of course, New York City where he has graced the turntables at The Darby, Avenue, 1Oak, Le Bain and more. All about pleasing the crowd... Read More →
avatar for Don Cannon

Don Cannon

 An anthem is defined as “a song of devotion or loyalty, a song of praise, and a symbol for a distinct group of people.”  As a celebrity DJ and producer, Don Cannon is responsible for a new sound of major hip hop anthems storming the airwaves over the past couple of years. Cannon is an internationally known DJ who can be heard spinning to elite entertainment industry crowds from Atlanta to Tokyo. His production credits list a... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Sabo

Melissa Sabo

 Melissa Sabo\'s career began when she became head of her college radio station. From there she built relationships that would lead to her first job at MCA Records working with Something Corporate, Midtown, The Starting Line, DJ Encore, and more.  Melissa quickly moved into artist management and has been involved in the careers of Ben Folds, The Rocket Summer, Underoath, Say Anything and, most recently, Grammy-winning pop producer Sandy Vee as well as Swedish Grammy-nominated producer/DJ Adrian Lux... Read More →
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DJ White Shadow

 Paul Blair (aka DJ White Shadow) grew up on a farm in Ohio, went to school in Detroit, and started DJing in Japan at age 17. Setting up base in Chicago, DJWS created residencies in some of the Second City’s best clubs spinning his own brand of dance, hip hop and house. Having refined and sharpened his skills, DJWS was invited to play all over the world, including Las Vegas, NYC, LA, Barcelona, London, Miami and Milan. Corporate clients like Playboy, Louis Vuitton, Google, Nike, Marc Jacobs and Guinness sought out DJWS to get their events popping. Even President... Read More →

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Melissa Sabo

 Melissa Sabo\'s career began when she became head of her college radio station. From there she built relationships that would lead to her first job at MCA Records working with Something Corporate, Midtown, The Starting Line, DJ Encore, and more.  Melissa quickly moved into artist management and has been involved in the careers of Ben Folds, The Rocket Summer, Underoath, Say Anything and, most recently, Grammy-winning pop producer Sandy Vee as well as Swedish Grammy-nominated producer/DJ Adrian Lux... Read More →

Thursday April 19, 2012 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Grand Ballroom 5th Floor

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