Peter Glass - Producer
Throughout his 20 year career Mr. Glass has fused the best of soul, jazz, funk and rare grooves with a connoisseur’s ear and passion that has helped build a reputation as a Sydney authority Dee-Jay. He speared headed Sydney’s rare groove and funk revival in the early 90’s that took it from the warehouse scene and returned it to the nightclub dance floors. Simultaneously he introduced Australia to giant soul jazz greats like Roy Ayres & Lonnie Liston Smith and was the first promoter to present Norman Jay on his debut tour of 93. In doing so he forged a relationship with Norman that continues today as they play together most years he visits the Australian shores.
Mr Glass - DJ
Throughout his 20 year career Mr. Glass has fused the best of soul, jazz, funk and rare grooves with a connoisseur’s ear and passion that has helped build a reputation as a Sydney authority Dee-Jay. He speared-headed Sydney’s rare groove and funk revival in the early 90’s that took it from the warehouse scene and returned it to the nightclub dance floors. Simultaneously he introduced Australia to giant soul jazz greats like Roy Ayres & Lonnie Liston Smith and was the first promoter to present Norman Jay on his debut tour of 93. In doing so he forged a relationship with Norman that continues today as they play together most years he visits the Australian shores.
With his pedigree and taste, Mr. Glass brings a rare experience to every venue & event by executing a critical vibe that holds any room. In addition Mr. Glass comes equipped with an enviable, superb and eclectic musical collection. His adaptive style has found the spotlight from within the most audacious grand public events through to exclusive private & intimate celebrations.
In high demand his talents have been sort out by those promoters who want the guarantee of a creative delivery. It should come as no surprise he has been booked for numerous marathon gigs for high profile fashion parades and some of the most international acclaimed film parties Australia has ever played witness to. Private events and clients have included exclusive parties for Mick Jagger, Jennifer Hawkins, George Lucas and an ever increasing list of celebrities
His performance track record reflects the best in Sydney’s ever evolving venues, parties & events. In fact, it’s almost endless including:
The Loft, Bungalow 8, Opera bar, De Nom, Ruby Rabbit, the Basement, The Opera House, Ravesis, Oxford Art Factory, Tonic, White Revolver, Icebergs, Albion Place hotel, Sahnia, Aperitif, Marble Bar- Hilton Hotel, Bourbon & Beefsteak, Candy's Apartment, Cauldron, Chinese Laundry, Slip Inn, Dragonfly, Freezer, Gaelic Club, Gas, Bohem, Globe, Goodbar, Grand Pacific Blue Room, Jimmy Liks, Kinselas, Piano room, Tank, Les Girls, L'otel, Moulin Rouge, O Bar, Q Bar, Plan B, Roof Top, Kings Cross Hotel, Spago’s, Sugar Reef, Tattlers, Will & Toby's, Zoom, Banta Room, Soda Bar-Golden Sheaf, Astral Bar-Star Casino, The Eastern, Sahnia, Beach Rd Hotel, Kings X Hotel, Gotham, Vibes On A Summer’s Day, Peats Ridge Festival, Playground Festival 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, Sydney Festival Opening night 09, Syd Festival Becks bar 2010, Speigletent 2008, Future Music Festival 09, 10, 11, Days Like This Festival 09, 10, Funk Inc, No Where To Go, Bottom End, PRT, Private, Icebox, Respecta Selecta, TAA, Vamp Parties, Strip Parties, Bondi Pavilion Christmas day events, Harbour Funk, Funktafied, Pioneer Studio parties, Sun Studio parties, Luna Park NY, Pelicano, Local Tap House, Dolphin Hotel, Mrs Sippy in double bat almost every weekend, and a whole bunch of venues we cant remember and far too numerous private, public, special events and NYE & NYD celebrations to fit on this page
Some recent memorable highlights have been dj’n on the Good times bus with Norman Jay for the Syd Festival 2012 opening party in front of 12000 people and playing at the first uber chic NYD party at Catalina Rose Bay in 2013. Cruising the Adriatic on a private chartered liner and playing to 200 VIP guests every night as we pulled into Dubrovnik, Havr, Montenegro, Sorrento, Venice... Regular venues from 2012 to present day have included super cool establishments of Mrs Sippy & Pelicano.
Mr. Glass’ style has crossed international boundaries having toured in San Francisco playing as the headline act at the city’s most unique venues such as the Art Hotel, Nickel bag of Funk @ The Make out room, Budonkadonk @ Poleng lounge, and playing The Bubble Lounge-Champagne bar. Mr Glass has also had the pleasure of dropping tunes in the UK with old partners Rob Dirtbox Milton & Paul Carroll. Berlin has also been a favorite city to drop some dirty funk 45’s at
when in town and bars like Wowsville in Kreuzberg.
Mr Glass has graced the stage with International names such as: Giles Peterson, Keb Darge, Norman Jay, The Nextmen, Mr Thing, Tom Thump, Greyboy, Jay Boogie, Breakestra, J.Rocc, Regal, Karsten John, Roy Davis Jr. Mo Horizons, Crazy Penis, Sharon Jones & the Dapp Kings, Belleruche, ?uestlove, Cut Chemist, People Under the Stairs, Russ Dewbury, Elizabeth Troy, Lanu (from The Bamboos), Slim/Sly Players, Cookin on 3 Burners, Unabombers, Elliot Eastwick, Dimitri from Paris, Judge Jules, Pete Tong, Bamboos, Soul II Soul and George Clinton...... As well as being on the Bill with dozens more huge house DJ’s and internationals acts playing the side stages, back room, VIP bars and after parties.
Style Summary: In no particular order, this stuff floats my boat
Soul, Funk, Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Ska, Original R&B or Rhythm & Booze, Rockabilly, Nu Jazz, Acid Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Jazz Fusion, Mod Soul, Neo Soul, Northern Soul, Broken Beat, Breakbeat, Afro Beat, Afro Jazz, Latin Jazz, Latin Rhythms, Bossa Nova, Mambo, Calypso, Boogaloo, Swing, Exotica, Disco, Nu Disco, Boogie, Disco-Funk, Boogie-Funk, Brazilian Funk, House, Deep House, Hip House, Hip Hop, Trip Hop, Slo Mo, Dub, Dancehall, Dope Beats, Proto Punk, Punk, Post Punk, Psychobilly, Tittyshaker, Rock n Roll, Country and Gospel music as well as Smokin Beats and Rare Grooves of many descriptions from all corners of the globe!