A Masterful Songwriter, Producer and Vocalist. A chameleon in styles. His vocal runs can win Gold Medals against the best World Class Olympics.
When Musicianship and soul melt into perfection...
Who is Elijah Jamal? If you asked Elijah, he would tell you that everything you need to know about him is in his music, as most of his music is written by him and inspired by his life experiences. “Elijah Jamal has a special gift to entertain amuse and inspire an audience. You feel like you know him and that he knows you”- Great Music Reviews.
In the midst of one of the worse, notoriously violent communities in Chicago, Elijah Jamal spent his teen years developing his passion and skills as a writer, musician, vocalist and producer in heart of North Lawndale. He was protected by a family, that was committed to serving God, as well as the community. Elijah began showing his abilities as a dancer and singer at the age of 6. While intrigued by the influences of Michael Jackson, Boyz II Men, Take 6, and being the youngest of a musical family that is filled with talent, Elijah grew fond of singing background and developing harmonies with the family. Elijah comes from the bloodline of International singer/actress and legend, Abbey Lincoln (his Great Aunt), son of national recording artist and author Dr. Aaron Jamal, and Singer/composer/author Dr. Margaret Jamal. Elijah says “Music is like our second language...it’s what we do every day. Everybody sings.”
Elijah majored in music and graduated from Triton College at the age of 18. He released his first CD as an independent artist on his birthday July 31, 2012, entitled “Music is My Wife.” He has since continued to write and produce music that has been featured in the movie trailer of “The Perfect Match (2016)”, ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth”, and BET’s “The Quad” to name. In a continuing effort to expand his overall talent, Elijah has even acted and or sung in several plays including: The Wiz, Dream Girls, The Nativity, and Ferguson the Musical to name a few.
Articulate, diversely talented and easy on the eyes, Elijah continues to remain confident but humble that his “God-given” talent is to be shared with the world. Elijah continues to compose thought provoking and inspiring songs that reflect what life is about.
“This sultry, singing, songwriter cannot be defined in musical terms” Tisha Bass – Saucy Scribbler. According to Grammy-Award Winner Paul Richmond, “Elijah has a million-dollar voice”. Though Elijah has shown his musical-versatility with styles ranging from Gospel, R&B, and Pop, he has a distinguished sound that is often referred to as an Old-School meets New-School feel. You may hear some of Elijah’s influences in his music with Artists he gives credit to such as Michael Jackson, Boyz II Men, Take 6, Stevie Wonder, Indie Arie, Donny Hathaway and J Moss, just to name a few. However, Elijah says his biggest influence is his Family as they have been with him every step of the way as his support. Articulate, diversely talented and easy on the eyes, Elijah continues to remain confident but humble that his “God-given” talent is to be shared with the world.
A Magician on the Ones and Twos. A Record Producer and DJ who has worked
with some of the Best in the Business!
The seamless fusion between the Art of DJing and the big sound of undeniable Music Production skills, feel the new sound that will define this generation...
WhoAYDIN STARTED HIS CAREER BY WORKING AS A RECORD PRODUCER AND A FILM
COMPOSER WHICH LANDED HIM PROJECTS WITH ACTS SUCH DIPLO, RICK ROSS,
BOYZ II MEN, ALL 4 ONE, AZEALIA BANKS JUST TO NAME A FEW.
AS A GUITARIST AND A KEYBOARDIST, AYDIN ALWAYS HAD A SPECIAL PLACE IN HIS
HEART TO PERFORM AND ENTERTAIN. IN 2014, HE STARTED DJING SMALL CLUBS
IN GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA WHICH THEN ENABLED HIM TO PERFORM AT
VENUES SUCH AS:
LINQ HOTEL (LAS VEGAS)
OMNIA (LAS VEGAS)
SLS HYDE (MIAMI)
AYDIN’S MUSICAL DIVERSITY AND VERSATILITY IS ONE OF HIS BIGGEST ASSETS.
THIS ALLOWS HIM TO ADAPT TO VIRTUALLY ANY CROWD.
BOTTOM LINE, AYDIN STRIVES TO MAKE AN IMPACT ON THE LISTENER AND THE
VENUE UPON TAKING THE STAGE.
THIS IS WHY, IN FEBRUARY 2019, HE WAS CHOSEN TO OPEN FOR ONE OF EDM’S
BIGGEST ACTS – SHOWTEK - FOR INSOMNIAC’S CRUSH FESTIVAL.
HIS SOUND CAN BE DESCRIBED AS A PERFECT BLEND OF DIPLO AND SWEDISH
HOUSE MAFIA WITH A FEW SURPRISES IN BETWEEN.
AYDIN’S CREDITS INCLUDE AND NOT LIMITED TO COMPOSING MAIN TITLE THEMES
FOR VARIOUS NETWORK TV SHOWS AND FILMS. IN 2018, AYDIN HAD A PRIVELEGE
SCORING A SHORT FILM “TROPHY BOY” SELECTED TO SCREEN AT 71ST CANNES
STARTING OFF 2019 WITH A BANG, AYDIN’S MUSIC WAS AIRED DURING BOTH
SUPERBOWL LIII and 61ST GRAMMYS LIVE TELECASTS FOR THE SHOWTIME AD
FOR “DESUS & MERO”.
IN FEBRUARY 2019, AYDIN HAS RELEASED HIS FIRST SINGLE “LET’S BEGIN”
FEATURING LUCY GRAVES AS A PART OF AN EP TO BE RELEASED LATER THIS YEAR.
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