Rick J. Jordan

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Rick J. Jordan
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Rick J. Jordan in May 2007.
Background information
Birth name Hendrik Stedler
Born (1968-01-01) 1 January 1968 (age 49)
Origin [[]],
Genres EDM
Occupation(s) Musician, sound designer, audio engineer composer
Instruments Computer engineering, keyboard, guitar
Years active 1983–2014
Associated acts Celebrate the Nun (1985–1992)
The Loop! (1993–1998)
Scooter (1993–2014)
Ratty (1998–)
Website www.scootertechno.com

Rick J. Jordan (born Hendrik Stedler, 1 January 1968) is a sound designer, audio engineer and song composer who is most well known for his work in the German band Scooter.[1]

On stage, Rick's main instruments are the Access Virus TI and a Roland Fantom X8.

Youth and early years[edit]

Rick Jordan learned to play the piano at age five, and in adulthood completed his studies as a sound mixer.[citation needed]

Music[edit]

Before Scooter, Rick founded the band Celebrate the Nun, together with H.P. Baxxter. He also played keyboards in the Hanover bands Laser, Megabyte, Die Matzingers and Never Delay.[2]

Scooter[edit]

Rick Jordan was responsible for the sound design aspects and melodic production elements for Scooter until the beginning of 2014.[3]

Jordan left Scooter around late 2013–early 2014, and his last concert with the band was on 24 January 2014 in Hamburg.[4]

Discography[edit]

List of productions outside of Scooter and Celebrate the Nun:

  • 1985 – Die Matzingers – Neandertal (album)
  • 1991 – S.A.X. – Marrakesh
  • 1992 – La Toya – Let's rock the House (J. Jordan Dub)
  • 1993 – Fine Time Poets – Unicorn
  • 1994 – Hysteria – The Flood
  • 1994 – Community feat. Fonda Rae – Parade (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Clinique Team feat. The Hannover Posse – Summer of Love
  • 1994 – Holly Johnson – Legendary Children (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Tony Di Bart – The Real Thing (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Ru Paul – Everybody Dance (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Adeva – Respect (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Tag Team – Here It Is, Bam! (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Crown of CreationReal Life (album, production)
  • 1995 – Kosmos feat. Mary K – Codo
  • 1995 – Prince Ital Joe feat. Marky Mark – Babylon (The Loop! mix)
  • 1995 – Nu Love – Can you feel the Love tonight
  • 1995 – Chiron – I show you (The Loop! mix)
  • 1996 – Sunbeam – Arms of Heaven
  • 1996 – Sunbeam – Dreams
  • 1996 – DJ Hooligan – I want you (The Loop! mix)
  • 1998 – Clubtone – Put a little Love in your Heart (The Loop! mix)
  • 1998 – D.O.N.S. feat. Technotronic – Pump up the Jam (The Loop! mix)
  • 1999 – Chrome & Price – Sunrise (Loop D.C. Mix)
  • 2008 – Sheffield Jumpers – Jump with me

Personal life[edit]

Rick is married to Nikk (Nicole Sukar), who has also occasionally performed for Scooter with her natural voice, as well as „pitched" both on stage and some songs like „Jigga Jigga", „Nessaja" or „Friends". Nikk was the former singer of Crown of Creation from Hanover.[5]

They had a daughter born on 21 August 2007, named Keira.

Jordan lives in Hamburg.[citation needed]

Bibliography[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.scootertechno.net/en/01-START/start-starting.htm www.scootertechno.net
  2. ^ Blazek: Bandkompendium, p. 92, 101, 109.
  3. ^ [1] Scooter feiern Abschied von Rick J. Jordan
  4. ^ Interview with H.P. Baxxter in the German city journal SUBWAY (German)
  5. ^ See booklet of CD „Real Life" (1994) from Crown of Creation.