Bio
Mr. Jeffrey Woodward

Bio

Coming up from the north side of Flint, Mr. Jeffrey Woodward got his musical education from an early age. Growing up he listened to Rock &Roll until the age of 12, when he crossed over to R&B. By the age of 16 he was visiting Disco clubs on a regular basis. In the process, he got hooked on the Detroit R&B DJ’s of that era, such as Tiger Dan, Marvelous Marv, and The Electrifying Mojo. Working his way up from shop bars and roller rinks, the 80’s turned into a pivotal point in his career. Disco had faded into the newest craze, House Music. Listening to DJ’s like Duane Bradley, Barry Michaelton Grant, Ken Collier, and Jeff “The Wizard” Mills. In 1986, Mr. Woodward was the first DJ north of Detroit to play House Music at the old Blackstone’s. 1988 he worked at Buy-Rite Music where he was immersed into Detroit’s House and Techno scene. By 1992 Jeffrey made the move to Detroit and continued his passion for House and Techno. In 1996 he started The Detroit Housing Commission and became a co-resident at the legendary Club 246 when he first started playing U.K. Garage. By ’98 he brought UKG to Lush Lounge in Hamtramck, pulling massive crowds and packing the dance floor with this new sound, and started working at Melodies and Memories in Eastpointe. While hustling records there, he met DJ CDX who introduced him to Detroit’s underground rave scene with the DubTech Crew. For the next 3 years, his skills and passion for his art, led him to gigs playing with the likes of DJ Pierre, Roy Davis Jr.,Terrence Parker, Paul Johnson and Frankie Bones and has cemented his reputation as a true Detroit legend and the status of The Don of UKG. With the changing laws of the early years of the 2000’s brought on many changes. In 2001 DubTech broke apart and sent Jeff on a new path. He continued doing gigs under the DHC banner. By 2006 he became involved with newdetroitradio.com, which eventually turned into burstradio.com, where he is a featured DJ and co-host. He is currently a member of the Deep Sessions crew and the Convergent Sound Family. In the new decade, Mr. Woodward is bringing his classic Detroit style UKG to new generation of electronic music fans. UK Garage. Imported from Detroit.

Tracklist

  1. Jeffrey Woodward - Murkage Vol. II
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