Kelli Hand

K-Hand’s musical development began at a very early age in Detroit. At just six years old Kelli was already embracing the study of voice, piano, and bongos and went on to play the drums and a variety of percussion instruments throughout High School. In college she studied Music Theory and frequented legendary clubs such as “The Paradise Garage” as well as started her own inspirational Classic House vinyl record collection that her mentors Larry Levan and Timmy Regisford were playing in the early to mid 80’s. In 1990, with Kelli’s enthusiasm and knowledge for this musical sound, she was quickly recruited by the late Ken Collier to DJ for “Zippers” club in Detroit as well as started collaborating with the Collier brothers, Greg and Ken. Within the same year, she