2018 Rewind: Jesse Saunders

Jesse Saunders

How was 2018 for you?

Jesse Saunders: 2018 was an amazing year for me. Lots of great things developed, lots of amazing things happened and our Chosen Few House Music festival was bigger than ever!


🔥2018 started off in a big way with my annual birthday tour. This year it was bigger than ever hitting 12 cities in the month of March.

🔥Then the BBC TV series Can You Feel it which I feel is the most comprehensive historical piece on house music was a monumental success featuring myself.

🔥My release Kaleidoscope hit the top 10 across the board on iTunes, Spotify, Traxsource and Beatport.

🔥I received another pioneering award from the city of Chicago’s DiVinci Manor landmark foundation.

🔥But the biggest highlight of 2018 was being an associate producer for the I love The 90s show, which was the first hip-hop residency on the Las Vegas strip.


The troubled soul Avicii’s death.

What’s your New Year’s resolution?

2019 brings the 35th anniversary of house music as we know it today with the release of “On & On.” January 20, 1984 was the date that this journey of house music began. My resolution for 2019 is to bring as many celebrations to as many people around the world so they can share in the joy and happiness that house music brings! I’m proud to bring forth the 35th anniversary remixes featuring DeMarcus Lewis (No Way Back remix), Stacy Kidd, Matthew Brian (Dark remix), VeeV from Canada (Revolving remix) and Jerome Baker and myself with the Originator remix. I want to everyone who house music has infected to being a part of history in the making.


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