In 1985 Cem Berter aka Jamie Lewis made his first appearance as DJ on the swiss clubs circuits playing classic disco and Funk, but it wasn’t too long before he soon become heavily involved in the developing House music scene in the late eighties thanks to his love and passion for music.
-From 1987 to 2004 he owned one of the first and most famous recordshop of Switzerland(Dee jay service in Winterthur)
-He produced his first records in 1992 for the italian Umm & in 1994 for the canadian label Definive rec.(John Acquaviva ones).
-In 1997 Jamie Lewis created his own recordlabel PURPLE MUSIC,recognized today as one of the most impressive house music label worldwide with artists, producers and remixers like Bob Sinclar,Kot, Sandy Rivera,Dimitri From Paris,Jamie Lewis himself,Brian Tappert, Dj Pippi,Cerrone,Michelle Weeks, Lisa Millett, Michael Watford, Andrea Love,Jocelyn Brownâ€¦
-He has come a long way from when he first started in the music industry but he become one of the most wanted house music djs playing worldwide in top clubs like Cielo,(New York), Tank(Sidney),Opium garden &Nikki Beach(Miami), Mighty & The end up(S.Francisco),Deep(LosAngeles)Pacha(Ibiza,London,Mallorca,Madrid), El Divino, Privilege,Penelope,Love(Ibiza), Hacienda(Croatia) Venue(Athens),Cavo Paradiso(Mykonos) ,Discoteque, (Barcellona),Echoes,(Riccione),Quartiere latino& Riobo(Gallipoli), Jubilee(Bari),Ambasada Gavioli(Slovenija),Lâ€™America(Cardiff),Tiefenrausch, Acanto,(Germany)Seculo xix(Porto),Queen(Paris),Turnmills(London),Utopia(Warsaw),Trilogy(Dubai) to name fewsâ€¦.
-His swiss residencies with the legendary â€žPurple Music nightsâ€œ take place every last Saturday of the month since [email protected] Kaufleuten(Zurich), and bi-monthly @Atlantis(Basel), Castellino(Biel),Java(Geneve), Of course he plays in all clubs of the country and performed at all main swiss events like , Evolution, Motion openair, Nautilus, Streetparade, Schaffhausen Music Festival, Nokia , Redbull, Philipp Morris,& Parisienne parties.
-dj Jamie Lewis history counts the VIP afterparties @ Discoteque Barcelona for MADONNA (2001),@Zurich Schiffsbau for JESTOFUNK and @ Kaufleuten for ST:GERMAIN
his european record for playing non Stop 30 hours set(april 2003 Zurich),his many parties worldwide for brands like Philip Morris, Barcley,Redbull, Campari,Playstation, bitburger beer(he created the summer 2004 soundtrack),and fashion icones like Ugo Boss,Tommy Hilfiger,Ed Hardyâ€¦
-Jamie Lewis collaborationâ€™s are not only the most appreciated house music artists but also pop and disco stars like Etienne De Crecy,The Weather girls, Cerrone,Billie Ray Martinâ€¦
-His most successfull productionsâ€œThe lightâ€œ&â€œBe thankfulâ€œ with Michelle Weeks were accalaimed as the records of the â€žWMCâ€œin Miami (2002 & 2005) &granted him many nominations at the Uk â€žhouse music awardsâ€œ .His productions& remixes forâ€œHooked on youâ€œ by Cerrone,â€œitâ€™s overâ€œwith Michael Watford &â€œGive youâ€œwith Djaimin have been together some of the most plaid titles worldwide
-Jamieâ€™s main collaborations are with :Defected, Mn2s,Yellow,Universal,Malligator,Salted,Soulfuric â€¦he mixed over 22 cd compilations(incl. the serie Mykonos,Streetparade house,Waxwar,dj Pippi& Jamie Lewis in the mix ,Defected international and his new serieâ€žMy girlfriend is out of townâ€œ serie)and he created his own fashion collectionâ€œmy girlfriend is out of townâ€œ &â€œmy boyfriend is out of townâ€œto expand his business not only into the music branche
-Jamie Lewis is resident weekly at RADIO FG & CADENA 100(Spain)and collaborates monthly with all the main radios worldwide
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