Summary:An authored journey through the history, music and personalities of Dance Music, from House Music to the present. The definitive account of the movement that inspired a generation.
Description:Travelling between Chicago and New York, Programme 1 takes us right back to the roots of
house, in 1976 . House grew from disco and then moved underground to a primarily gay, black
and Latino club scene. This produced some of the greatest, pioneering musical innovators and
DJs of the times; Derrick May, Farley'Jackmaster' Funk and Marshall Jefferson tell us about their
unique way of creating music. By focusing on the key clubs and their creators; Paradise Garage,
the Warehouse and the Music Box, we get a taste of their recipe for success - non-stop dancing,
drugs, dramatic DJs and musical experimentation, which paved the way for house music and club