His thirst to fully comprehend and translate the expansive universe of music yields a plethora of unique and distinctive stylings. KidGusto has performed in numerous musical outfits; from punk rock bands to jazz ensembles; from participant laden world music groups to funk tribute troupes. He is charged with an uncommon versatility that can be heard in his performance driven music as well as his original productions. In addition to the various performing side projects, he is a renowned US and abroad traveled DJ and Producer, most notably in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. His talents both inside and outside the studio have earned him recognition from the likes of Eighteenth Street Lounge, Thievery Corporation, All Good Funk Alliance, Rhythm & Culture Recordings, Desmond Williams, Mustafa Akbar and Fort Knox Recordings.
KidGusto has produced exclusive tracks for record labels such as Rhythm & Culture Recordings, All Good Funk Alliance, Citrona Records, Bastard Jazz records in Brooklyn, as well as the musical score to the community outreach documentary, First Person directed by Ben Herold. KidGusto embodies the current breadth of DC and illustrates it through the gritty sounds of funk, acid jazz, rare groove and sultry world beats. He continues to derive renewed inspiration from his engagement in the local music culture, as well as those abroad. To stay up on KG's steady slew of releases and for additional updates, go to: www.TrueGrooves.com Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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