Kevin Saunderson

Kevin Saunderson

The Belleville Three: The Elevator

Founded

September 5, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York

Full Name

Date of Birth

September 5, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York

Still Alive

Date of Death

Influenced By

Disco, Parliament, Funkadelic, New York House Music, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan

Later Influenced

R-Tyme, Blake Baxter, Chez Damier, Derrick Carter, Madonna, Simian Mobile Disco, Loco Dice

Kevin Saunderson
Kevin Saunderson

About The artist

"Easily the most dexterous in the stable of Detroit techno pioneers, Kevin Saunderson recorded some of the hardest and most mechanistic techno to come out of the Motor City, but routinely hit the mainstream dance charts as well with productions for his techno-pop act Inner City."
John Bush for Allmusic.com

Did you know...

Saunderson's was nicknamed "The Elevator" because of his role in exporting Detroit techno to a wider audience.

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