FREDDY JAY is a Parisian DJ and producer who first got excited by listening to soul, funk and hip hop music. But instead of focusing on this particular culture, being curious, he opened himself to music in general, in every style, as long as it’s good music. Year after year, he forged his reputation as an energetic DJ with an impeccable technique and an eclectic selection with quality. His skills and his personality led him to be on stage with confirmed artists like C2C, JAZZY JEFF, KAVINSKY, BOB SINCLAR, KENNY DOPE GONZALEZ, BIRDY NAM NAM, CASSIUS, YUKSEK, BRODINSKY, APL DE AP (BLACK EYED PEAS)… .He was chosen as a DJ for the STEVIE WONDER after show at the Comedy Club in September 2008 and he opened for LADY GAGA at the ALHAMBRA in July 2009.
During the opening act for the soul jazz diva MARLENA SHAW at the legendary venue, New Morning, he gave a show with Davyd Johnson who is SCREAMING JAY HAWKINS’ former saxophonist, a band from Chicago. The promoters of the festival “Bol de Dunk” from Marseille noticed him and invited him to be part of their programming at the Docks des Sud. He shared the stage with ANTONY JOSEPH and the British band THE HERBALISER.
Instead of choosing an another comedian to open his stand up show “Levez-vous”, FABRICE EBOUE asked FREDDY JAY to play a DJ set at the Bataclan in October 2014 and then at the Trianon in April 2015. In June 2015, during the closing night at the festival LE MARRAKECH DU RIRE, Freddy Jay performed at the terrace of the club SO LOUNGE and everybody was talking about him. Since then, he is the exclusive DJ for the private parties that take place during the festival where he makes all the stars and the VIP invited by Jamel Debbouze, dance.
FREDDY JAY is not only appreciate for his personal touch to thrill people on the dance floor, he is also seen as a real musician behind his turntables. The French soul man BEN L’ONCLE SOUL did not make a mistake when he took him among his team of talented musicians, during his new tour in France and Europe as well as The United States and Canada.
A DJ IN PARIS
While Freddy Jay made a name for himself as a major DJ on the Parisian night scene, he became a resident DJ as well for essential parties like : “IN FUNK WE TRUST” for 5 years at La SCÈNE BASTILLE (now known as BADABOUM), « CAR WASH » for 4 years at WAGG or the “FUNKY DEUS” at LA FAVELA CHIC. Page Youtube Freddy Jay . Once a month, he also organized his own parties « LET’S START TO DANCE » that took place at The Jamel Comedy Club for an entire season. Those parties now take place in a bigger venue, the BIZZ’ART and just celebrated their 4th anniversary. Freddy Jay also performs regularly at the MAMA SHELTER parties in Paris, Lyon, and Bordeaux as well as the F&K in Lyon. Youtube/ Poupée du son by Freddy Jay
MIX SKATE & SURF
Freddy Jay’s journey is also linked to board and extreme sports. He was at the “Tony Hawk Show”, an amazing show organized at the GRAND PALAIS to honor skateboard Legend TONY HAWK. Then he was present at the X-Games in Tignes, at the Mondial du Vent (Air Games) in Leucate, at the Sosh Freestyle Cup in Marseille and other events like MIX’N FLY, REELS or ITF. Video Freddy Jay FISE Montpellier
REEF, also known for the pageant Miss REEF, chose him to be one of the main protagonists at their events. Freddy Jay and his musicians, “THE HEATSHKOK ALL STARS” performed at Miss REEF shows in Munich, Madrid, Cascais (Portugal), Agadir (Morocco), Zurich etc… Vidéo Freddy Jay FISE Besançon