Ciao ragazzi sabato 2 settembre chiudiamo la stagione con Jamie Lewis / Purple Music per la prima volta al #ilchiringuitodipuglia
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After more than 25 successful years in the business Jamie Lewis is recognized worldwide as one of the pioneers of house music and one of the scenes premier House DJ’s & music producer.
2017 GRAMMY NOMINEE Cem Berter aka DJ Jamie Lewis first appeared on the Swiss club scene in 1985, spinning classic disco and funk before getting wrapped up in the late-'80s birth of house, becoming one of the European scene's major players.
In 1987 he opened his own record shop (Dee Jay Service in Winterhur, Switzerland), which became a mainstay of the Swiss DJ scene for 17 years!
Already a major player in shaping house music's future via his club presence, Lewis stepped in to the recording world in 1992, releasing his debut with the Italian UMM label, his sophomore release emerging two years later on the Canadian(John Acquaviva) Definitive Records.
Lewis established his own Purple Music label in 1997, collaborating since then with influential artists of the dance music international scene like the French legends Cerrone , Bob Sinclair, Etienne de Crecy, with legendary singers like Jocelyn Brown , with the swiss awards winner singer Seven and remixed many song for calibers like The Weather Girls, Billie Ray Martin ,multi awards winner Fatman Scoop and since 2011 he start a collaboration with the iconic Superstar PRINCE !
In support of the new label, in 1997 Lewis began a ,monthly residency called Purple Music Nights at the Zurich nightspot Kaufleuten for 14 years long. Since then, he has maintained a consistent presence in the world's most important clubs worldwide spinning for packed houses and famous clubs in Zurich, Basel,Lausanne, Geneva, New York , L.A.,San Francisco, Ibiza ,Mallorca,Athens, Mykonos,Crete,Dubai , London ,Manchester,Miami , Paris ,St Tropez ,Istanbul Rome, Milan ,Oporto, Bari, Taranto,Jesolo,Sidney,Hong Kong, St Petersburg, Frankfurt,Stuttgart and in many other cities worldwide:
CLUBBING he was resident with his Purple Music Night @ some of the best hot spots: Pacha(Mallorca),Penelope&El Divino( Ibiza)Kaufleuten(Zurich for 14 years long),
Atlantis(Basel for 11 Years) ,Catwalk(Barcelona),NikkiBeach(Miami)
AmbasadaGavioli(Lubiljiana),Queen(Parigi),Guru(Georgia)Jubilee& Divinae Follie (Bari),Supperclub(Amsterdam) ,and his dj sets in top house clubs like Lio,Blue Marlin, Ushuaia Pacha,Privilege (Ibiza), Luna Glam(Sassari),Billionaire(Bodrum),
Dreamers(Marbella)Autodromo,Jubilee,(Bari),Papaya(Croazia),Ministryof Sound(London),Cavo Paradiso(Mykonos),Hit Club (Portugal), Tank(Sidney),Cloud (Jakarta) to mention a few ones…
His Hits Productions acclaimed worldwide have been "The Light" and "Be Thankful" with Michelle Weeks , his Remixes for the French disco King Cerrone's ft. Jocelyn Brown”Hooked on you”, “you are the one”,& “Tatoo Woman”(released on Purple Music) ,”For you”& “It’s over”with the legendary singer Michael Watford as well as “So Sexy” & “Mo Butter”with the New York Queen Kim Cooper
Jamie Lewis' productions and Remixes include Record labels as the U.K.-based Defected ,MN2S, the Us Subliminal Rec, Bob Sinclar’s label Yellow the French Malligator(Cerrone’s Label), the German’s Milk & Sugar as well as the multinational Universal,& Warner Music along with his own record label Purple Music that today after 19 years boasts a Catalogue of more than 400 Releases proudly featuring Icons and legends like PRINCE, GIORGIO MORODER, CERRONE,PINO D ANGIO’,MIDNIGHT STAR, Bob Sinclar, Farley JackMasterfunk, Fatman Scoop,Sandy Rivera,KOT,Jocelyn Brown, India,Ann Nesby,Robin S,Michelle Weeks,Dawn Tallman,Kim Cooper, Natasha Watts and many more…
Jamie Lewis collaborated with Superstar PRINCE remixing 3 of his songs and releasing them on Purple Music :two from the Album Lotusflower “Dance 4 me “(that topped the British Dance charts early 2012) & ,”2 Nite” (by Bria Valente produced by Prince) as well as a brand new one“Rock and Roll Love Affair” that topped many club and mainstream charts worldwide late 2012 !
Early 2013 Purple Music released a 4th Prince new song “Screwdriver”
In 2014 Jamie Lewis had the honour to mix and record PRINCE&3RDEYEGIRL Album ”PlectrumElectrum”(Warner Music/Npg)
2006 IBIZA DJ AWARDS (Pacha Ibiza)
Jamie Lewis is the winner of the 9th Edition of the Ibiza’s DJ Awards in the category “breakthrough best DJ of the year”
2010 RADIO FG AWARDS: TOP 100 DJS Nomination
From 8 years in a row from 2008-till-2015 Jamie Lewis has been ominated in the best Top 10 House djs of Switzerland @Swiss Nightlife Awards
2011 & 2014 FINALIST in the best top 3 swiss djs @“Swiss Nightlife awards”
2013 Jamie Lewis is nominated with L.A. based singer Cinythia Manley as “best club production with the song “Sunshine Hotel”@ Los Angeles EOTM Music Awards
2015:Nominated in the best top 10 Electronica Swiss Djs @Swiss nightlife awards(Febr 2016)
2017 nominated @the 59th annual GRAMMY AWARD ACADEMY(Los Angeles) PRINCE –HIT N RUN –PHASE TWO “best engeneered Album non classical “
FESTIVALS & AFTER CONCERTS & SOUNDTRACKS
Jamie Lewis is one of the few djs who plaid at the official after concert parties of MADONNA(Barcelona 2002”CONFESSION & Zurich 2008 “HARD CANDY”)
as well as for big festivals like STREETPARADE Zurich(since 1997 with Purple Music truck Beach Love since 2005!) ,SOUTHPORT WEEKEND(UK),ALGARVE Festival(Portugal),ARENDAL BEACH FESTIVAL(Norway)-CERRONE CONCERT(Olympia Paris 2006)-SAN PELLEGRINO Beach Festival(Croatia 2011), MONTREAUX JAZZ FESTIVAL (2013)
His production “Be Thankful” with the New York diva Michelle Weeks was featured in 2006 in the ITALIAN MOVIE “Natale a Miami”(De Laurentis/Filmauro)
In the same year ,Jamie Lewis produced the soundtrack for the Tv Spot of the german Beer Bitburger
MIXED CD COMPILATIONS & ALBUMS
-Cerrone Album by JAMIE LEWIS (Malligator-Pias Rec France 2009)
-Jamie Lewis mixed during his carreer 46 Compilations and 3 own Albums (“For you”,”Flashback”,”Purpleized”) , he remixed over 40 songs for majors and independent record labels worldwide (Defected rec,Mn2s Uk,Milk And Sugar Germany ,Yellow rec & Malligator France, ) as well as for majors like Warner, Universal & Bmg Rec
Since 2015 his productions reached constantly the Top 10 of the Swiss,German Italian’s and British Dance Charts his most successful productions in the 2016 Jamie’s have been chart storms :the new Remix of legendary Hit “The Party” by KRAZE ,Jamie Lewis & Kim Cooper “Naked” as well as his remixes of club masters-Eric Kupper & Peyton “When I m dreaming” J.Lewis Remix fo Heavenly Bodies US ), the remix of the Italian legend PINO D ANGIO’“Ma quale idea” & FARLEY JACKMASTER FUNK & GIORGIO MORODER vs JAMIE LEWIS ”I wanna Rock you”(Purple Music/Caus’n-ffct Rec) & the grammy winner and stars of the 80’sMIDNIGHTSTAR –MIDA’S TOUCH-Jamie Lewis Remix #1 for 10 weeks
Jamie Lewis has been #20 top100 Soulful Artist of the year 2016 @Traxsource!
2017 couldn’t start even better :
-his co-production with the italian’s producers Nicola Fasano “Back to the House music” #10 @Beatport House charts for 5 weeks long -his recent Remix of Rhythm is a dancer” by Diva Avari & French House Mafia(Snap Cover) is #1@Traxsource 100 Soulful
Traxsource top 100 chart for 6 weeks! His last production COOKYS 9 reached top 10@ Traxsource sales charts as well and new production with Nikos Diamantopoulos & Us diva BILLIE BROWN ”I wish I didn’t miss you” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyPwHLIHp5A
Out now the brand new long awaited follow up with legendary Michael Watford DANCE WITH US & his remix of FIGLI DELLE STELLE by Papik ft Danny Losito(Purple Music) already in the top 5 Soulful top100 Traxsource