Gregory Del Piero
Gregory Del Piero
|Born||October 14, 1972|
Gregory Del Piero (born October 14, 1972 in Sète, Hérault) is a French music producer and DJ.
In 1987, Gregory Del Piero started as a DJ, he was introduced to the night-life scene by one of his uncles who was a bouncer at the time. The following decade, Gregory worked as a resident DJ in numerous clubs in the south of France until the summer of 1998, where he met Joe Claussell of Body & Soul, from New York City, while Joe was on tour in France. After that meeting Gregory decided to pursue his interest in electronic music and moved to San Francisco.
In 2000, through the club scene and Mauricio Aviles, he was introduced to Israel Megerssa, the owner of Zebra Records. Israel took Gregory under his wing and hired him as a house music buyer at Zebra Records Music store. He advised Gregory to start getting into music production. Then began a 4-year collaboration with keyboardist and sound engineer, Charles Spencer.
In 2001, Gregory's first single, titled "Don't Hesitate", was signed by the label Subliminal Records and since then he has produced music such as his remix for Miguel Migs & Jay-J "Friend of the Blues" on Black Vinyl, "Won’t Stop" featuring Latrice Barnett, "Each Other" featuring Paris Brightledge and the timeless classic "Anytime".
In 2006, with the help of the digital era and download sites like Traxsource and Beatport, Gregory started his own independent record label Del Records. He released his first artist album " I Love You More". Gregory and "I Love You More" were granted with a front page cover and a full page interview on the oldest UK Dance magazine M8 (Tilllate Magazine).
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