jimmyz

jimmyz-bio

The creator of the 4PLAY clubbing brand, JIMMYZ, is one of Australia’s leading DJ’s with an impressive career hosting popular national radio shows, television channel for the Fox Corporation, and putting a name to many multi-platinum award selling CD’s in his home country.

JIMMYZ can now be heard all around Australia every Saturday Night mixing up on ‘The Revolution’ on the Southern Cross Austereo Network over 50+ stations including 2DAY FM, FOX FM, B105, SA FM, 92.9 FM and the Sea FM and Hot FM Network. He also hosts one of Australia’s new internet-only dance radio stations www.4PLAY.fm with Apps available for Free Download on the Google Play and iTunes App Store.

He currently manages the popular bookings agency Events4PLAY which handles entertainment bookings for Queensland’s leading DJs, entertainers, event concepts, celebrities & artists, and acts as a consultant and independent promoter for several leading venues.

JIMMYZ played a major role in bringing dance music to mainstream culture in Australia, through his innovative work being a founding member and vice chairman of the legendary WILD FM radio stations (Sydney, Brisbane) in the which culminated in the sale of well over 1.9 million CD compilations in its day – and according to HMV Music it was their leading selling CD ever.

JIMMYZ now plays to packed venues and uproarious crowds across Australia every weekend flying to every corner of Australia regularly from the ski resorts to the tropics, from the east to the west coast, from the far north to the southern states, many major music festivals to more exclusive events like the infamous VirginBlue Hangar Party.

You can expect to hear nothing but the best club & party music you may ever hear in a nightclub, appealing to both the discerning clubber and the occasional party-goer, with his magical ability to read audiences and dancefloors by blending ecclectic yet accessible sounds in mash-ups of the latest dance releases together with old school party samples; he is the quintessential crowd pleaser.

Having a great a passion for the high road in establishing and innnovating new culture through radio, broadcasting and club music, JimmyZ has enjoyed a career as a both a radio presenter, record company promotions manager, and music director on radio stations all around Australia, being a resident DJ on the Nova Radio Network to helping oversee the successful creation of Australia’s first true 24 hour dance television channel ‘CLUB [V]’ as Programme & Music Director through Foxtel/Austar in 2005.

JIMMYZ has had the privilege of experience working in many aspects of the music industry, including an important position compiling music surveys for a leading chart organisation, working for a dance music label based in Melbourne, conducting nightclub promotions around the country, finally proudly calling Home in tropical south east Queensland.

4PLAY’s Galleon Upfront Charts are circulated and referred to weekly by Australian and worldwide reputed DJ’s and dance music fans all around the globe on FREE subscription, by emailing dancecharts@4play.com.au

4PLAY is the culmination of 18 years of experience in the music industry.

The 4PLAY CD club music compilations have combined sales to date amounting to over 130,000 copies across 13 releases in total (4Play Volumes 1 – 7, 4Play Anthems Vol 1 & 2).

JIMMYZ’s professionalism and skill, along with his friendly & approachable nature as a premiere club DJ, never fails to bring a massive party vibe to every nightclub or live event he appears. The formula is simple: play great music for everyone to enjoy.

4PLAY – Experience it LIVE for yourself.

MAJOR FESTIVALS + TOURS
VirginBlue Annual Staff Hangar Party, Brisbane Qld – Sat 6th Sept 08
4Play Vol 08 CD Tour – Aug / Sept / Oct / Nov / Dec 08
Sounds Of Spring ’08, Brisbane Qld – Sat 11th Oct 08
Odyssey NYE 09, Gold Coast Qld – Wed 31st Dec 08

Josh Abrahams Mashed-Up, Brisbane Qld – Fri 23rd Jan 09
Coconet Festival, Gladstone Qld – Sun 12th April 09
Caxton Street Festival, Brisbane Qld – Sun 4th May 09
Rozalla ‘Everybody’s Free’ Tour – 28th / 29th / 30th May 09
Fresh Fest ’09, Gold Coast Qld – Sat 17th Oct 09
4Play Vol 09 CD Tour – 9th Oct 09 – Feb 2010
“I Touch Myself” (Remixes) – First 4Play Single: Released Oct 2010
Caxton Street Festival 2010 – May 2010
Central Africa Tour – July 2010
RadioWave Festival, Bundaberg Qld – Nov 2010
4Play Vol 10 Pre-Launch Tour – Jul – Nov 2010
4Play Vol 10 CD Gold Edition Tour – Nov – Feb 2011
“What’s Up?” Single Tour Feb – Aug 2011
Wild Reunion Tour Sept – Feb 2012
4Play Vol 11 Tour May – Jan 2013
UK Tour – Sept 2012

National Residencies in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast, Sunshine
Coast, Townsville, Bundaberg, Gladstone, WA, Northern NSW, Regional
Victoria + More

JimmyZ Promo Video – Caxton Street Festival 2010

For all bookings enquiries please email bookings (at) 4play.net.au
(replacing “(at)” with the ‘@’ sign, and remove all spaces)

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