September 28, 1964 in Caen
Gilles Peterson (born 28 September 1964 in Caen, France) is a French disc jockey and record label owner in England. His labels have included Acid Jazz, Talkin' Loud, and Brownswood Recordings. Peterson has been associated with the careers of artists of the 1990s, such as Erykah Badu, Roni Size, and Jamiroquai. Peterson started his career on pirate radio stations. He then worked on legal stations in London, notably the dance music station Kiss FM. In 1998, he was hired by BBC Radio 1, and in 2012 he began hosting a program on BBC Radio 6 Music that played a variety of genres, including jazz, hip hop, electronica, and soul.
Albums, Releases & Mixtapes
Gilles Peterson Presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra: To Those Of Earth... And Other Worlds (Mixed Tracks)
Sun Ra Arkestra October 30, 2015