Biographies


Jazz Circus CollectiveJC Collective

DJ’s, musicians and dancers

The Jazz Circus Collective is created out of a vast team professionals with a track record that goes back with at least two decades, some even up to three! They all have a common spirit for music.

May we introduce?

    • DJ Cassie 6, The Message Amsterdam, Paradiso Jazzbop
    • DJ-Producer Ronny Hammond, Radio 6, Supernatural
    • DJ’s Jazz Junkies, (DJ H. the Hype, DJ Sookie) Blue Note Sessions, Jazz in Duketown
    • DJ Dominick, Initiator Jazz Circus / Westcoast Net Works

 

Initiator/promotor and DJ Dominick

DJ Dominick started in the late eighties as a professional freestyle Jazz Dancer and gathered a team of even better dancers around him. He started to organize them as also bands, DJ’s, and many artists. He started Westcoast Artist Agency in 1991. Later on he combined his knowledge and network to organize own events the so called: Jazz Circus events and arranged bookings in:  Amsterdamse Hilton Casino, American Hotel, North Sea Round Town, North Sea Jazz Club, Theater de Veste , Melkweg, Holland Casino’s, Breda Jazz Festival, International Rabobank Jazz Festival, Luxor Theaters and many other respected venues. Love for music is still bound to his character and learned new ways to offer his view on entertaining an audience with his music. From easy listening Jazz and Singer Song to the Up tempo Jazzdance and Funky grooves is what you can expect. DJ Dominick is a multi tasker. As initiator of the Jazz Circus he is also the founder of this website and founder of the Jazz Circus Collective. His motto: “As long as its got Horne”!!

DJ Cassie 6

DJ Cassie has a solid experience as a world wide oriented and utmost professional DJ. He played in all clubs in the Netherlands as he was invited to DJ at a the biggest festivals, B2B events, concerts etc. At least 25 years of professional DJ-ing lies behind him. We are also talking about one of the anker DJ’s within the genre of Jazzdance and related Groovy & Latin music. Where Cassie 6 was to be found, his fans, a crew of dancers was to be found too in his slipstream. And they still do over generations.

Experience overview: Resident-DJ CLUB 802 Jazzbop, Roxy, North Sea Jazz, Paradiso, Islander Festival Javaeiland, JusteDebout (Düsseldorf & Paris); Kaleidoskop (Berlin), Paleis Soestdijk, AHOI, Amsterdam ArenA, Beurs Van Berlage en Danssalon Rotterdam. Furthemore: Singapore, London, Paris, Berlin there is no continent where he has not “spinned his wheels”. He also worked with: Jamiroquai, Jazzanova, Frankie Knuckles; The Fugees, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Galliano, Giel Beelen, Gilles Peterson, and Grace Jones.

 

20120715 DJ-set Cassie 6 at Wicked Jazz Sounds on Radio 6 by Wickedjazzsounds on Mixcloud

DJ Ronny HammondRonny Hammond - Space Utrecht

DJ Ronny Hammond always had a gift for spotting hot grooves striking a chord with audiences, since he himself as a kid drew inspiration from legendary radio shows such as the legendary “Soul Show”. In those mid-80s he developed an everlasting passion for black music in all its styles, growing up with the first hiphop sounds and slowly discovering the fine world of funk, jazz & disco. In the 90s Ronny played all sorts of funky breakbeats and house at memorable raves and jams. In addition to performing at clubs & festivals in just about every corner, he also presented the jazzy “Cool Sessions” show on ID&T Radio and compiled playlists for numerous top-end stores, restaurants & bars. He was the resident DJ at Supernatural events, lined up among artists such as The Budos Band and Poets of Rhythm, pre-showed for hiphop legend DJ Premier and becoming a finalist in the Dutch mix-championships in the early 90’s. As a DJ, Ronny Hammond also worked together with Jazz and Funk biggies like Benjamin Herman, Rob Van Der Wouw, Wouter Schueler, Young Sinatras, Euro Cinema, etc.. Sax, Trumpet, Drums, Percussions, Violins, Flute, You Name It, he’s done it..

 

GJ42 – 90’s Acid Jazz Special – Broadcast 22-02-14 (GielJazz – Radio6.nl) by ✩Ronny Hammond✩ ® (All Funky) on Mixcloud

DJ’s Jazz Junkies (DJ Sookie & H the Hype)Jazz Junkies 4

‘Sweat is dripping from the walls. A naked lightbulb reveals a dancefloor whipped into a frenzy. If you look closely you can spot the two musical purveyors for the night. Sookie, clinging to his ear, preparing to slip into the next musical moment and H the Hype, shuffling through his record boxes, getting ready to deal you a hard-hitting Royal Flush. Again!’ The Jazz Junkies, Henk de Hoop – Kim Peters, have been playing their take on jazz fanatically for some umpteen years already. And boy, can you tell! What you get is great music, strung together with no small amount of imagination, benefitting from years & years spent rooting about in musky shops looking for those elusive vinyl treasures. So, in the words of the late, great Cannonball… “We Think That You Will Dig This!”

 

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