After 25 successful years in the business Jamie Lewis is recognized worldwide as one of the pioneers of house music and one of the scenes premier House DJ’s. Cem Berter aka DJ Jamie Lewis first appeared on the Swiss club scene in 1985, spinning classic disco and funk before getting wrapped up in the late-'80s birth of house, becoming one of the European scene's major players.
In 1987 he opened his own record shop (Dee Jay Service in Winterhur, Switzerland), which became a mainstay of the Swiss DJ scene for 17 years! Already a major player in shaping house music's future via his club presence, Lewis stepped in to the recording world in 1992, releasing his debut with the Italian UMM label, his sophomore release emerging two years later on the Canadian(John
Acquaviva) Definitive Records.
Lewis established his own Purple Music label in 1997, collaborating since then with influential artists of the dance music international scene like the French legends Cerrone , Bob Sinclair, Etienne de Crecy, with legendary singers like Jocelyn Brown , the swiss awards winner singer Seven and remixed song for Artist like The Weather Girls, Billie Ray Martin multi awards winner Fatman Scoop and since 2011 he start a collaboration with the iconic Superstar PRINCE ! In support of the new label, in 1997 Lewis began a ,monthly residency called Purple Music Nights at the Zurich nightspot Kaufleuten for 14 years long. Since then, Lewis has maintained a consistent presence in the world's most important clubs worldwide spinning for packed houses from Zurich, Basel,Lausanne, Geneva,to New York to L.A., Ibiza ,Athens, Dubai , London ,Miami , Paris ,St Tropez , Mykonos,Istanbul, Rome, Milan ,Oporto, Bari, Sidney,Hong Kong, St Petersburg, Frankfurt and hundreds cities worldwide: CLUBBING he was resident with his Purple Music Night @ some of the best hot spots: Pacha(Mallorca),Penelope& El Divino( Ibiza)Kaufleuten(Zurich for 14 years long), Atlantis(Basel for 11 Years!) ,Catwalk(Barcelona),NikkiBeach(Miami) AmbasadaGavioli(Lubiljiana),Queen(Parigi),Guru(Georgia)Jubilee & Divinae Follie (Bari),Supperclub(Amsterdam) and his dj sets in top house clubs like Lio,Blue Marlin, Ushuaia Pacha(Ibiza), Luna Glam(Sassari),Billionaire(Bodrum),Autodromo(Bari), Papaya(Croazia),Ministryof Sound(London),Cavo Paradiso(Mykonos),Hit Club (Portugal), Tank(Sidney),Cloud (Jakarta) His Productions like "The Light" and "Be Thankful" with Michelle Weeks and remixes like Cerrone's ft. Jocelyn Brown”Hooked on you” and “you are the one”have become some of house music's most played lub titles during the past years!!
Jamie Lewis' music has been released by such important labels as the U.K.-based Defected ,MN2S,Us Subliminal Yellow France, Clubstar Germany and multinational Universal, along wih his own Purple Music. Jamie Lewis collaborated with Superstar PRINCE remixing 3 Prince’ songs “DANCE 4 ME “(that topped the British Dance charts early 2012) ,2NITE (by Bria Valente produced by Prince) both released on Jamie’s label Purple Music; Rock and Roll Love Affair”a brand new song of the Superstar including Jamie club mixes that topped many club and mainstream charts worldwide ,as well as early 2013 releasing on Purple Music Prince brand new song “Screwdriver”. In 2014 Jamie had the honour to mix and record PRINCE&3RDEYEGIRL new Album ”Plectrum Electrum” (Warner Music/Npg).