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Max Glazer has represented New York City touring the world DJing parties for superstars like Naomi Campbell, Puff Daddy, Missy Elliott, 50 Cent, Branford Marsalis, and Jay Z, to name just a few. Separate from the glamorous celebrity parties he was known for, Max was always cultivating his interest and love for reggae, dancehall and Caribbean music.  In 1999, with partner Kenny Meez, he co-founded Federation Sound which has been focused on bringing caribbean music to an even broader audience for over 15 years. Founded in 1999 Federation Sound has been dedicated to pushing the envelope and finding new and creative ways to share their love of the music.

Federation Sound has worked with virtually all of the top names in reggae music including Sean Paul, Shaggy, Mavado, Baby Cham, rising star Chronixx and many more. Max Glazer toured with Rihanna for 4 years as her DJ / musical director. Working with the pop superstar from the release of her breakthrough single “pon de replay”, Max put together all the music for her live shows as they traversed the globe, performing on some of the most iconic stages in the world… London’s Wembley Arena, New York’s Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall, Jamaica’s Sumfest stage, and even touched down in Africa, Thailand, Trinidad and Barbados, among many others. He has also appeared with Rihanna on numerous television shows including MTV’s TRL, VMA’s, Live with Regis & Kelly, All My Children, The Tyra Banks Show, and many many more. He has also toured with numerous reggae artists.

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BPL Presents programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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