Kenny Carpenter is a DJ who has gone through from every part of nightlife from doing the lights with Walter Gibbons to DJing at Studio 54, where has been the resident DJ for more than 20 years. He’s an old-fashioned entertainer who knows to have a good time, is as dapper come as they and can really rock a party.
In the 80′s his early club experiences lead to his employment as a light technician at the then famous “Galaxy 21” on West 23rd Street, and “The Inferno” on West 19th Street in NYC. Still hungry for the turn-tables he moved on to spinning records first in small venues, and then inevitably to a Saturday Night Residency in the forever famous, infamous, and world renowed “STUDIO 54” on West 54th Street. After the closing of Studio 54, Kenny was hired as the Saturday Night Resident DJ in a venue the size of an airplane hanger, the 5,000 person capacity Bond’s International Casino. His resulting popularity and increasing fame led to international opportunities in worldwide.
Some of his then biggest contemporaries, and still friends to this day, include Francois Kevorkian, Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Little Louie Vega, and Tedd Patterson. He has been long time friends and enjoyed many collaborations with recording artists the likes of Anthony Malloy, Kenny Bobien, and Strafe. He continues to produce and , where possible, forge creative relationships with artists such as Wendy Lewis, Madonna, Jennifer Holiday, Michael Jackson, Robin S., and Majestic K. Funk.
Kenny Carpenter describes his professional & global function today as a dj/producer, that has become a necessity to help complement and enhance his talent, experience, and professionalism. It’s time for him to take advantage of the ability he’s acquired to make people, young and older, move, think, and feel, by making his concepts available to all who are interested in the evolution of club music.
Kenny Carpenter has had many years of experience working on New York’s number one radio station called WBLS and he’s done many guest sets on KISS FM in London but Producing and Remixing Music has become his latest acquired passion and you can expect some big surprises in the future which include new productions for Madonna, Kenny Bobien, Kathy Brown, Shaun Escoffery and Wendy Lewis. Kenny continues to travel extensively and perform in some of the most fashionable venues worldwide.