From the age of 10 he was heavily involved in music and started DJ mixing at the age of 14. Not even of age to drink J.R. was already playing in major night clubs in Chicago and the Midwest areas. He had his own mix show on the radio by 20, released his first album that he wrote, sang and co produced in 2009 with the track “Running through my head” hitting the UK internet charts and maintaining a solid top 10 position for over 6 weeks. His 2nd album “City Lights“ is a high energy dance album that will surely take the clubs by storm. It has been credited by many major radio personalities and radio stations in the Midwest. His works have been compared to such artists as Krewella, Swedish House Mafia and David Guetta. J.R. Brings this personal creativity and talent to every DJ show as well as his passion to recreate and manipulate music to the edges of insanity to leave the crowd wanting more and more with every beat.

J.R. has a radio broadcasting degree and did live radio and mixes for many station in the Midwest for over 20 years. He also has done projects with major companies like Red Bull, Monster energy drink, Jon Paul Mitchell, Special Olympics, DJ times, Mobile Beat, Las Vegas DJ Times Expo, Hercules controllers and Beamz interactive controllers. Performances in almost every state in the United States and major markets such as Chicago, Atlantic City, Washington, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Cleveland and Florida to name just a few and has done shows abroad in 3 different countries. He has performed to crowds well over 20,000 people and with some of the biggest DJ's and performers from all genres of music that have ever played to audiences. He has performed for many nationally known artists, professional athletes and actors as well.

A quick History

J.R. AKA James Rose has been memorizing people for over 30 years with his profound abilities in Djing along with his writing and producing J.R. has emerged as one of the up and coming DJ/VJ’s in the industry. Over 7000 nationwide shows and counting. From beats to loops to audio and video combination only he can imagine, J.R. truly is one of the leaders in DJ/VJ entertaining. His ability is natural and he can read the crowd like non other. Multiple track DJ/VJ mixing and layering live are his specialty along with extreme music versatility.

 A man who understands the situations and can lead a crowd and an event into a frenzy. A master at his craft and the ability to deliver the utmost in versatility. A individual who loves to push the envelope with everything he touches. He is never satisfied and is always on the move to change the industry of music in ways never thought of. J.R. is mind blowing to watch, creative and always entertaining.

J.R. Is one of the fore fathers in the DJ mixing industry. His back ground and knowledge from the old school days of turntables mixing and manipulation is a huge value and rarity in today’s industry. Few DJ's understand this history less than have actually been one of the individuals to write it as J.R. has. 

With years of experience under his belt, you won't find a more qualified, dignified or electrified person to throw down the music for you. 

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