Read our interviews with the people who shaped Disco and dance music during the 1970s and 1980s.


Mantus was the Disco group from Brooklyn that hit it huge with (Dance It) Freestyle Rhythm and Boogie to the Bop. They talk with about their beginnings, the band's breakup and now their regrouping.

Jerry Miller

Disco DJ Jerry Miller talks to about the dance music scene in Portland, Oregon during the 1970s and 1980s. Can one vacant Victorian house really hold a load of Disco partygoers?

Tony Carbone

Tony Carbone along with Arthur Baker and Russell Presto produced and wrote many songs including Northend: "Kind of Life," Michelle Wallace: "Happy Days," and "It's Right." Get the full story on Anthony Carbone in this exclusive interview.

John Ceglia

John Ceglia, the New York Disco DJ who spun at legendary New York discos: New York-New York, Bonds, Underground, River Club, Studio 54, Ice Palace, Pavilion, The Saint... talks to Lots of Disco history here including notes on Jim Burgess and Roy Thode.

John Ceglia interview written by Bernard F. Lopez of

Ray Velazquez

Ray Velazquez has been involved in dance music since 1973 by way of David Mancuso's Loft and Eddie Rivera's IDRC and later his tenure at Vanguard Records. Read's exclusive interview for more.

Ray Velazquez interview written By Bernard Lopez of

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