John Kong

  • June 26
  • 6:45 pm
  • TD Main Stage - The Block
  • Free
  • June 26
  • 8:15 pm
  • TD Main Stage - The Block
  • Free

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John Kong is a Toronto based DJ, label owner, curator and record collector. His selections for the dancefloor echo his work with Do Right Music, a record label that championed emerging artists including the Afrobeat sounds of The Souljazz Orchestra, disco house of Tush, and deep funk of The Soul Motivators. His DJ philosophy, as evident in the eclecticism of his label roster, is to take audiences on a musical journey that defies genres. John’s acclaimed compilation, ‘Ready Or Not - Deep Jazz Grooves from the CBC Radio Archive’ put a
spotlight on jazz from Canada and demonstrates his knack for discovering forgotten classics.

For over two decades behind the decks, John has shared the DJ booth with some of the world’s renowned open-format DJs including Gilles Peterson, Jazzanova, Shuya Okino, Lefto, and has opened for the legendary artists such as Roy Ayers, Kamasi Washington, The Roots, Hiatus Kaiyote, Antibalas, and Terry Callier (at the Jazz Cafe London UK).

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