Black Mighty Wax (IT)
Black Mighty Wax starts working in the music circuit in the late 70’s, playing as drummer and percussionist with various groups of the Italian funk-jazz scene. During the 80’s he works as radio dj broadening his music knowledge and becoming more and more passionate of 70’s funk-soul, jazz and disco spinning these sounds several nights in various clubs In the early 90’s with the explosion of house music he finds inspiration to start his first productions teaming up with Soundhands & Elise naming the group BE NOIR. With “Give me your love” released in 1991, Be Noir received very good response from dj’s in the US, UK or Japan doing well also in specialist charts worldwide. From those days he started to spin music in various clubs around the world falling in love with house music. Co-founder of the Irma Records during those days, working for the label like Int’l Label Manager and producer. He’s the mind behind several compilation series like Acid Jazz and Soul Classics, Jazz House Independents, Sister Bossa or Chill Out Cafè In the latest 20 years while still working as label manager for Irma he produces some original tracks under the names of Black Mighty Orchestra, DJ Moses, South Park, The Unkempt, Dancefloor Syndicate. The sound of these productions is very much oriented towards funk/jazz, disco and house with electronic elements, use of programming (he’s a DJ…) and real instruments (he’s a musician…). Black Mighty Wax is hosting the ‘Irma Nights’ in various clubs or exclusive places where he likes to propose productions from the label and what he likes more starting from early ’70 until today! After the experience of many years, as Label Manager of the historical labels IrmaCasaDiPrimordine and Calypso Records, since two years ago, together with his friend / dj / producer Manna, leads the Irma Dancefloor.
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