Perfect Distractions: Larry Levan is my maestro

Paradise Garage Nov 1981

Paradise Garage Nov 1981-5

“It’s not about the space, its about the community that is inside that space”. Feeling the disco, feeling the house, feeling our history. Levan I love you. You made that thing I call church possible. Thank you.

Maestro is a documentary chronicling the early years of the NYC underground DJ/dance club culture, pioneered largely by gay, black & hispanic men. It’s a tribute to pioneering DJ’s like Larry Levan, David Mancuso, Frankie Knuckles, Nicky Siano and Tony Humphries. It features club regulars and DJ’s talking about NYC Disco/House clubs The Loft and the Paradise Garage.