Kevin Hedge

Kevin HedgeKevin is one-half of the songwriting/production team known as BLAZE. They have been recording dance oriented music for over 20 years and are considered to be pioneers in soulful house sound. As songwriters, producers, remixers and artist, Blaze have worked with some of the industries biggest names like Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Babyface, Shikera, Masters at Work and countless others.
In 1991 Kevin partnered with New York DJ Timmy Regisford to form the now world renown longest running party in NYC, CLUB SHELTER . During the past 13 years at Club Shelter, Kevin has produce some of nightlife’s most memorable events–shows and parties the featured talent like Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Grace Jones, Mary J. Blige and many others including superstar DJs Larry Levan, David Morales, Tony Humphries, Frankie Knuckles, Louie Vega, and Francios K.
Kevin is now President and Co-Owner of the venerable West End Record Company. He is actively directing the legendary classics catalog which include the disco classics “Heartbeat” by Taana Gardner, “Hotshot” by Karen Young and “Don’t Make Me Wait” by the New York Citi Peech Boys. His work at West End is centered around introducing the world to some new and exciting songwriters, artist and producers in the soulful house scene.

After years of playing alongside DJ Timmy Regisford at CLUB SHELTER, in 2002 Kevin embarked on his first international DJ tour. He has entertained audiences in United States, Japan, France, Canada and the United Kingdom. His mix of House, Funk & Soul, Hip-Hop and Jazz highlight and display his musical influences. Kevin says, “My greatest joy is to add value to the universe”.