DJ JENNY ALBRIGHT INTERVIEW

December 07, 2019 2:37 PM
Jenny Albright has made a name for herself not only in the New York fashion and nightlife communities,but throughout the country as well. Her skill,creativity and exceptional taste in music quickly gained the attention of fashion and lifestyle brands,establishing her reputation as a DJ. With an exquisite ear and expertise in hip hop,electro dance,and pop,she seamlessly blends these genres together- injecting energy into any room or dancefloor.
 
 
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Jenny has provided music for some of the greatest fashion/art events and corporate clients worldwide, including Valentino, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Vogue, Teen Vogue, YSL Beauty, Cartier, Steve Madden, L’Oreal, Adidas, Puma, Maybelline, and Tiffany’s, among many others. In 2019, Jenny was offered a DJ residency at the legendary Hamptons locale, The Surf Lodge, where she would soon play alongside artists such as Mark Ronson, Lykke Li, and Sofi Tukker. She also spins regularly at Manhattan nightlife hotspots Paul’s Baby Grand and Paul’s Casablanca, both of which have capacity crowds every weekend. Her modeling work includes campaigns for brands such as Levi’s and Sephora. She has also been featured in V Magazine, Allure, Elle, Teen Vogue, and Nylon.

 

 

 

1.So you are from Alabama, but live in NYC now?

Yes, I moved to New York at fifteen when I started modeling. I thought I should graduate high school, so I went back for my senior year which I regretted as soon as I got to homeroom.  But I got my diploma! Stay in school!!
 
 
2.When did you start to DJ?
 
I started DJing about six years ago at clubs, just for fun. I really loved it so I decided to quit modeling and do it full time four years ago. 
 
 
3.What are your favorite deep cuts to play?
 
I'm not really a deep cut DJ. I like everyone at the party to know all the songs I play.  
 
 
4.How do you get the crowds going?
 
I always focus on the girls! If the girls are having fun, the guys are having fun. 
 
 
5.Did you find it difficult to learn how to DJ?
 
It's like learning any new skill. Just a lot of practice and preparation and mess-ups. I was lucky to get a few gigs in the beginning at a couple of fun clubs. I would do really long sets, like five hours or more, and that was the best way to learn.
 
 
6.Do you take requests from the crowd?
 
I  take requests for private parties. My job is to make the client happy, so I'm happy if they're happy! I’m not quite as accommodating with requests at nightclubs but I try to be nice to everyone.  
 
 
7.What have been some of your favorite gigs?
 
I've done parties for clients like Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, YSL, and Vogue, and I get excited to work with brands that I've always admired.  As for nightclubs, Paul's Baby Grand is my favorite spot in the city. 
 
 
8.What’s the last thing you ate?
 
The Falafel plate at Oasis in Williamsburg. Never disappoints.
 
 
9.What’s your favorite social media platform? Why?
 
Instagram is the only one I really use.  I'm mostly there for the golden retriever puppy accounts.  
 
 
10.What music do you currently listen to?
 
Leon Bridges is really nice and cozy.  My high school favorites, Lil Wayne and Outkast, are also always on rotation. 
 
 
 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY MARIA KARAS

STYLING SHO ISHIKURA

INTERVIEW BY ROBERT FREZZA

MAKE UP EVYTA SOENDORO

PHOTO ASSISTANT SOU KEIICHI

 
 
 

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