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Aja & Claire Simones 

Aja : Radio Presenter, DJ, Musical Architect, Promotions.

Was a founder of The Jazz Syndicate in the early 80's, a group of young dj's exploring Jazz Music and playing venues in and around London, introducing Jazz to a growing audience. Aja along with his brother Mark took to internet radio, broadcasting on Jazz Syndicate Radio, voted one of the top internet stations in the world.
Though Aja has an extensive knowledge of Jazz, from traditional to the more left field conceptual styles, his passion has lead him on to push the boundaries of Jazz music in all it's forms, supporting new and unsigned artists/bands on his independent show 'Ketch A Vibe' which broadcasts on various radio stations around the world. Aja combines great playlists with his own unique presenting style, and is proud to have a well established listening base and wonderful support for all the new music that he introduces to a world wide audience.
Aja has developed a solid relationship with many record labels across the world, and is on the promotions list of the major Jazz Music Labels receiving brand new music weekly.
To add to this, Aja also regularly writes reviews and is a Critique. for various magazines world wide.
Here's a little bit about Claire:
Claire Simone spent 20 years performing as solo artist, recording, and appearing as a featured artist and back-up singer/harmonist with many groups. She has also performed with a number of 'Big Bands', and performed at major musical events such as Brecon Jazz Festival.
At this point in her musical career, Simone is focussed on developing and producing her own solo material, and is writing and recording with a number of musicians and producers. Claire is always looking for new projects so if you are interested in working with Claire please contact her.
Recorded works:
"He Is My All" (single) played on Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show on BBC6, released on Juno Records.
Collaborations with producers :
"Inside Of You" with Armand Tulumello of Astral 22 (Miami, U.S) , remixes done by Danny Massure (U.S ) , Maqman (Vietnam), K15 (UK) and Richard E (U.S) releases on Juno Records.
"Pensa Cola" with Abigoba (Lyon, France), promo.
Dee C'rell ft Claire Simone, the single "Black from The Day" released on Lemongrass Music (Germany)
"You Gotta Know" & "Think About That" Claire Simone & Basement Jazz Ensemble (Russia) due for release summer 2012
My own work, "Organic" the EP, recorded at Britannia Row Studio's, London, released on Juno records.
Claire has enjoyed radio play worldwide including UK, U.S.A, Australia New Zealand, Japan, Spain, Holland, France and Germany and I recently featured on Craig Charles Funk & Soul show on BBC6 Music.
Adding to this I recently had my music featured on Channel four's Hollyoaks.
Radio stations Aja has had shows on:
Real Love Radio (UK),
Georgejazz FM (NZ),
Starpoint Radio (UK),
UkJazzradio (UK)
And currently presents "Ketch A Vibe shows" & Mixes with Claire Simone on:
Blues Jazz radio (USA)
The Coast Radio (USA)
Digest Music Radio (Montenegro ME)
Electric Lion Radio (London UK)
Samurai FM (Japan)
Spitfire Radio (Birmingham UK)
Play FM (Austria)
Canora Radio (Madrid Spain)
XRP Radio (UK)
Cruise FM (London)
And has guested on Dave Brown's (Solar Radio) show & Mike Ashleys "Soul Freedom Shows on Radio Cardiff FM,Pulse FM (UK) & Rhythm & Soul Radio (USA).
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Aja : Radio Presenter/DJ/Label,Musical Architect/Music Critique.
BluesJazz Radio (NC/ USA)
The Coast Radio (NJ /USA)
XRP Radio (Birmingham UK)
Samurai FM (Japan)
Digest Music Radio (Montenegro ME)
Play FM (Austria)
Electric Lion Radio (London UK)
Cruise FM (London UK)
Impact Radio (Italy)
Guest mixes on :
Radio Krimi (France)
Canora Radio (Madrid Spain)
Podcast site
Ketch A Vibe Face Book Group Page
Jazz Syndicate Management & Promotions
Ketch A Vibe on Mixcloud