After more than two decades in the music business Jamie Lewis is recognized worldwide as one of the pioneers of house and club music and one of the scenes premier House DJ’s. 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 music, 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 and with legendary singers like Jocelyn Brown, Cynthia Manley, Kim Cooper. He remixed songs for artists like The Weather Girls, Billie Ray Martin, India, the Swiss pop legend Seven, and multi awards Winner Fatman Scoop. In 2011 he started a collaboration with the iconic Superstar PRINCE, releasing new remixes on his record label Purple Music for Prince songs “Dance 4 Me” and “2 Nite” from the “Lotusflow3r” Album, as well as the brand new singles ”Rock and Roll Love Affair” (including Jamie Lewis remix) and ”Screwdriver” which topped dance and mainstream Pop charts worldwide.
Jamie Lewis also had the honour to mix and record one of the last Albums by the Rockstar PRINCE and 3RDEYEGIRL at the legendary Paisley Park studios in Minneapolis: “Plectrum Electrum”(Warner Music/Npg 2014). In 2017 Jamie Lewis was nominated at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles for the Prince Album collaboration as best engineered non classical Album “HITnRUN Phase Two”.
Jamie Lewis’ production “Welcome to the Jungle” has been chosen by fashion masters Dolce & Gabbana, for their Women’s Spring Summer 2020 video trailer.