Lenny Fontana

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Lenny Fontana
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Background information
Birth nameLeonard Fontana
Also known asPowerhouse
BornNew York City, United States
GenresElectronica, house, Disco House
Occupation(s)DJ, producer, remixer
InstrumentsDrum machine
Synthesizer
Electronic keyboard
Sequencer
Years active1985–present
LabelsKarmic Power Records, FFRR,
Strictly Rhythm
Associated actsDuane Harden
Websitewww.lennyfontana.com

Lenny Fontana is an American house music DJ from New York City.

Biography[edit]

Fontana first began deejaying professionally in the mid-1980s, playing at clubs such as Studio 54 and Better Days.[1] His first major exposure was with the track "A Mystical Journey", which hit #30 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club/Play chart in 1996.[2] He won international recognition as part of the production team for Powerhouse featuring Duane Harden, who scored a #1 dance hit in the US with "What You Need"; the song also hit #13 on the UK Singles Chart.[3] In 2000, he returned to the UK chart with "Chocolate Sensation" (featuring DJ Shorty), peaking at #39.[4] He continues to make international appearances regularly. His 2008 single "Wait 4 U" (a collaboration with UK producer Ridney and vocalist Larisa) was released through the Ministry of Sound (Germany) in June that year. The track had already been used on Germany's Next Top Model 2008,[5] and Ministry's.[6] 2011 Reportage "A Tribute To Larry Levan" The show was first broadcast on BBC 6 Music in July 2011 as a 6 part series, 10 hour documentary. It has now been broadcast 3 times on BBC 6 Music. In 2015 Lenny Fontana & D Train (music group) "Raise Your Hands"(Karmic Power Records) was a huge success as WMC Miami (Winter Music Conference) including remixes by David Morales. In 2016 D-Train’s follow-up single "When You Feel What Love Has" (Karmic Power Records) received worldwide attention and hit the #4 positionon Music Week Club Chart UK. With over 650 spins a week on daytime radio rotation in the USA, the song hit the #31 position on the Nielsen Billboard Indicator Radio Chart(USA). In 2019 Lenny has worked with Hitmaker Vocalist Chris Willis (the voice of David Guetta on a collaboration called “Top Of the World” (Double Up Records)

Discography[edit]

Singles (selection)

Year Title Label
2020 Lenny Fontana - Space Walker Karmic Power Records
2019 Chris Willis & Lenny Fontana - Top Of The World Double Up Records / Karmic Power Records
2019 Lenny Fontana & DJ Alexia - Love Disco Karmic Power Records
2018 Lenny Fontana & Shirley Lites - Fire (Dr Packer Remixes) Midnight Riot Records / Karmic Power Records
2018 Lenny Fontana & Shirley Lites - Fire Karmic Power Records
2018 Lenny Fontana & Alison Limerick - Bye Bye Karmic Power Records
2017 Reuben Keeney & Lenny Fontana - Larry Freakin909
2016 Lenny Fontana Pres. The Starletts - On His Mind Karmic Power Records
2016 Lenny Fontana feat. D Train (music group) - When You Feel What Love Has Karmic Power Records
2016 Lenny Fontana feat. Karla Brown - I´m Gonna Get You Karmic Power Records
2015 Lenny Fontana - Twilight Soulful Legends
2015 Lenny Fontana - Bump Good For You Records
2015 Lenny Fontana feat. Tommy Rando - Hope For The World Karmic Power Records
2015 Lenny Fontana feat. Paula P´Cay - On My Own Karmic Power Records
2015 Lenny Fontana feat. D-Train - Raise Your Hands Karmic Power Records // RFC Records
2015 Lenny Fontana - Chocolate Sensation CR2 // Karmic Power Records
2015 Lenny Fontana - I Get A Good Feeling Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana & Marcus Knight feat. Carole Syvlan - I´m So High Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana - Feel It Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana & Lorenzo Perrotta - You Got The Feeling Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana - Believe Nervous Records // Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana - Wickey Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana - Oh Baby Baby Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana feat. Keva The Diva - I Don´t Want You Back Vamos Music // Karmic Power Records
2014 Lenny Fontana - We The People Karmic Power Records
2013 Lenny Fontana - Everybody Put Your Hands Up Karmic Power Records
2013 Lenny Fontana pres. Dee Wiz & Universal Sounds Band - Music Makes You Wanna Karmic Power Records
2011 Lenny Fontana & D Train - Invincible Caus-N-ff-ct
2010 Lenny Fontana & Revi - Gone Caus-N-ff-ct
2009 Jean Claude Ades vs. Lenny Fontana feat. Tyra - Nite Time Swing / Kontor Records
2009 James Talk & Ridney feat. Lenny Fontana & Jason Walker - What You Need CR2
2008 Lenny Fontana & Ridney pres. Larisa -Wait 4 U Ministry of Sound/Hard2Beat Records/Net's Work International
2008 Lenny Fontana feat. Carla Prather – One Day Raisani Records
2008 Lenny Fontana – Blood Vibe Bottom Line Records
2008 Lenny Fontana Feat. Krista – Prove Me Wrong Paprika Beat / Henry Street Music
2007 Lenny Fontana & Mike Morin – Brooklym Medlom Mashtronic
2007 Lenny Fontana & Mike Morin - Electrix Odyssey Records
2007 Lenny Fontana Feat. Annbee - I´m Addicted Odyssey Records
2007 Lenny Fontana & Mike Morin - Terminal Odyssey Records
2007 Lenny Fontana & Mike Morin - Champion Of Love / Quadrant Mechanic Odyssey Records
2006 Lenny Fontana & Joi Cardwell - Make It Alright Stalwart
2005 Lenny Fontana pres. Octahvia - The Way Defected Records
2005 Lenny Fontana Presents Byron Stingily - I'll Give You Odyssey Records
2005 Lenny Fontana - The Way You Love Me Odyssey Records
2005 Lenny Fontana feat. Carla Prather - One Day Odyssey Records
2005 Lenny Fontana feat. Black Masses - U Know How To Love Me Odyssey Records
2005 Lenny Fontana - Give It Up / Scat 'Til It Feels Good Odyssey Records
2005 Lenny Fontana & Jonathan Trattner - Puma Fied Odyssey Records
2004 Lenny Fontana feat. Leee John - Could Have Been You Reelhouse
2004 Lenny Fontana pres. Zhana - Are You Ready Odyssey Records
2004 Lenny Fontana pres. Cassioware - You're So Beautiful Odyssey Records
2003 Lenny Fontana pres. Barrio Children - Latin Quarter Samba2
2003 Lenny Fontana pres. Carla Sylvan - Everybody Say Yeah Odyssey Records
2002 Lenny Fontana pres. Byron Stingily - Light My Fire Reelhouse / Odyssey Records
2002 Lenny Fontana feat. Darryl D'Bonneau - Can We Do It Odyssey Records
2001 Lenny Fontana feat. Darryl D'Bonneau - Pow Pow Pow Strictly Rhythm
2000 Lenny Fontana pres. Black Sun – Work To Do Estereo
2000 Lenny Fontana pres. The Exclusive Club feat. Sonya Rogers – Touch & Go Distance
1999 Powerhouse feat. Duane Harden – What You Need Strictly Rhythm
1999 Lenny Fontana & DJ Shorty - Chocolate Sensation FFRR
1999 Lenny Fontana Presents The Exclusive Club Feat. Freddy Turner - Thinkin' About Your Love Distance
1999 Lenny Fontana Presents Black Sun - Spread Love Estereo
1998 Lenny Fontana pres. Lifeline - Stompin In America Azuli Records
1998 Lenny Fontana pres. Black Sun – Spread Love Estereo
1997 Lenny Fontana Presents Harvest - Spirit Of The Sun Public Demand
1997 Lenny Fontana Presents The East Side Movement - Inner City Nite Grooves
1996 Lenny Fontana pres. Carole Sylvan - Everything You Do Kult
1996 Lenny Fontana Presents The Fontana Sextet Featuring Angee Blake - Reach For The Sky Centrestage Records
1995 Lenny Fontana Presents Galaxy People - A Mystical Journey Clear Music NYC
1995 Lenny Fontana - Get Down And Get Funky Waako Records
1994 Lenny Fontana & Michael Paternostro pres. Overload - I Believe/C'Mon Get With It Cutting Records
1993 Lenny Fontana - A Day In May 50/50 Records
1992 Lenny Fontana - Black Jazz E.P Velvet City Records

Remixes (selection)

Year Title Label
2019 Sulene Fleming - Solo (Lenny Fontana NYC Remix) Future Spin Records
2019 Dion Todd Feat. Maya - Be Alright (Lenny Fontana Vocal Remix) Shyre
2019 HeadRocka Feat. Darcelle - Mine (Lenny Fontana Remix) City Heat Productions
2018 Keith Nunnally - So Satisfied (Lenny Fontana Remix) Quantize Recordings
2018 Flauschig - House Music (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2017 Sky Keegan Vs. DJ Sonarm - Dust Of A Dream (Lenny Fontana Remix) inYRface Recordings
2017 Chris "The Greek" Panaghi - Breathe (Lenny Fontana Radio Mix) DJG Records
2016 Jonathan Trattner - In Too Deep (Lenny Fontana Remix) Hilo
2016 Andrea Marr - Grateful (Lenny Fontana Nyc Classic Club Remix) Generation Entertainment
2015 Oliver Gunning & Dharshana - Outlines (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2015 Jerk In The Box - Sugar (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2015 Darryl D'Bonneau & Kenny Bobien - Heaven (Lenny Fontana Remix) (Lenny Fontana Remix) Atwork Records
2015 Daniele Sexxx Feat. Paula P'Cay - Lift Me Up (Lenny Fontana Remix) (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2014 Jack Shakes - Only You (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2014 Alessandro Otiz - Just Be My Self (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2014 Elusiv3 - My Soul (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2014 Holy Deep - Puma Punku (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2014 Lorenzo Perrotta feat. Karmen Novko - Burning (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2013 House Of Virus & Marshall Jefferson Feat. Soliaris - Believe In Love (Lenny Fontana Remix) Karmic Power Records
2013 Luyo - Hungry For Love (Lenny Fontana Remix) Double Cheese Records
2013 Michele McCain - Your Love (Lenny Fontana & Gabi Newman Classic Mix) Grooveland Music
2011 Carolyn Harding - Superstar (Lenny Fontana Vocal Mix) Easy Street
2011 Danny Clark & Jay Benham Feat. Natasha Watts - Feel My Beat (Lenny Fontana & Gabi Newman Mix) Solid Ground Recordings
2010 Luke Lawson - History (The Whiteliner vs. Lenny Fontana Remix) Join Hands Records
2010 Toni Granello Feat. Linda Lee Hopkins - Too Much Pressure (Lenny Fontana Remix) MAP Dance
2010 Dj DLG & Giorgio Moroder - From Here to Eternity (Lenny Fontana vs. The Whiteliner Remix) Caus-N-ff-ct
2010 Nogales & Maniera - Trompetentanz (Lenny Fontana Remix) Caus-N-ff-ct
2009 Stephanie Cooke - I Thank You (Lenny Fontana Remix) King Street Sounds
2008 Benji Candelario feat. Arnold Jarvis - Learn To Give (Lenny Fontana Remix) Transitori Music
2007 House Dawgs - Praise Him (Lenny Fontana Remix) Nervous Records
2005 Mila - Show Your Feelings Inside (Lenny Fontana Remix) Kult Records
2003 Spanky Wonderland – How Many Times (Lenny Fontana Remix) Map Dance
2002 Kings of Tomorrow - Tear it up (Lenny Fontana Remix) Distance
2001 DJ Chus & David Penn (DJ) Feat. Darren J. Bell – Sunshine (Lenny Fontana's Classic Remix) Black Vinyl Records
2001 Plutonic - Addicted (Lenny Fontana Soul Addiction Remix) Solo Recordings
2001 Pound Boys Feat. RaSheen Houston - Shine (Lenny Fontana Remix) Rekorde Of Interest
1999 Hannah Jones – Was That All It Was – Funky People (Lenny's Powerhouse Remix) Nervous Records (US)
1999 Marcel Krieg & Kid Batchelore – Spring Affair (Lenny Fontana's Retro Disco Remix) Caus-N-ff-ct Records
1999 Blaze pres. Funky People feat. Cassio Ware – Funky People (Lenny Fontana Vocal Mix) Universal Records GmbH / Universal Music Group
1999 The Rise - Love Is Gonna Be There ( Lenny Fontana Remix) Multiply
1999 Shazz Feat. Ken Norris - Innerside ( Lenny Fontana Remix) Distance Records
1999 Sister Soul – How Long Can I Wait Around (Lenny Fontana Remix) Slip'N'Slide Records
1999 Crispin J Glover Presents Philip Ramirez - It's Music (Lenny Fontana Classic Vocal Remix) Nitelife
1999 Frank 'O Moiraghi Featuring Amnesia – Turn Your Love Around (Lenny Fontana Remix) Le Club
1998 Deep Swing - I Am Somebody (Lenny Fontana Remix) Kult Records
1998 Elements of Soul Feat. Richard Rogers - Come With Me (Lenny Fontana Remix) Soulshine
1998 Underground Dwellers Pres. Ja´Nel - I'm A Queen (Lenny Fontana Garage Remix) Yellorange
1998 Hinda Hicks - If You Want Me (Lenny Fontana's System Vocal Remix) Island Records / Polygram
1997 DJ Romaine - Justified (Lenny Fontana Remix) Raise the Roof Productions
1997 House Dawgs - Praise Him (Lenny Fontana Deep In The System Mix) Nervous Records
1997 Rivera & Trattner Pres. Peaceable Kingdom - Dance Of Passion (Lenny Fontana Remix) Hilo
1997 Deep Bros. Feat. Michael Watford - You Got It (Lenny Fontana Deep In The System Mix) Azuli
1996 Nu Colours - I Wanna Go Back (To When) (Lenny Fontana Remix) Wildcard
1996 NYC Peech Boys – Stay With Me (Lenny Fontana Remix) Free Bass
1996 Rebekah Ryan - You Lift Me Up (Lenny Fontana Remix) MCA Records
1996 Rhythm Of Soul Feat. Freddy Turner – Wanna Live 4 U (Lenny Fontana Remix) Clear Music NYC
1995 DJ Spen Pres. Jasper Street Company - A Feeling (Lenny Fontana Authentic Vocal Remix) Azuli
1995 West End - Love Rules (Lenny Fontana Anthem Remix) BMG / Bertelsmann Music Group
1995 The Undergraduates - Hipswinger (Lenny Fontana Remix) Big Big Trax

References[edit]

  1. ^ Performance Review, In The Mix, March 21, 2003. Accessed December 21, 2007.
  2. ^ Chart Positions, Allmusic.com
  3. ^ Search for "Powerhouse" Archived 2008-10-12 at the Wayback Machine at Everyhit.com on December 21, 2007.
  4. ^ Search for "Lenny Fontana" Archived 2008-10-12 at the Wayback Machine at Everyhit.com on December 21, 2007.
  5. ^ Ministry of Sound Germany
  6. ^ Club Files 4 - Ministry of Sound

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