Dj Lee Dagger
Lee Dagger’s DJ career began in 1991, enticed into the industry by the legendary house sets of his favourite DJs Sasha, Carl Cox and Massive Attack at those infamous, free parties. In addition to DJing, Lee started o songwriting for artists within Simon Fuller’s “19 Entertainment Group”, and now travels worldwide to write with artists on many diferent labels.
An impressive pile of passports lled to the brim with visas and immigration stamps are testament to Lee’s worldwide performance history. From Miami to Marrakech, Hong Kong to Helsinki, Australia to Russia, South Africa to Ibiza – he’s played many of the hottest clubs in the world and alongside some of the world’s biggest names including Faithless, Eric Morillo, Paul Oakenfold, David Guetta, Tenaglia, Carl Cox and Bob Sinclar. We can’t forget his multiple bookings and performances at Glastonbury Festival, and headlining the 2010 Mardi Gras Harbour Festival in Sydney, Australia – sharing the bill with David Guetta, Carl Cox, Kelly Rowland and George Michael. Lee’sperformance was received so well the organiser’s brought him back to Australia in 2012 to share the stage with Kylie Minogue. Lee Dagger also has a notable portfolio of remixing achievements for artists under both of his Lee Dagger & Bimbo Jones names, o-cially remixing the likes of Rihanna, P!NK, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Britney spears, Kylie Minogue, Avicii (TimBerg) and The Killers. In October 2014, Lee achieved his rst US Billboard Chart Number 1 position with his “Shelter Me” record featuring Inaya Day on Radikal records. A regular panelist at the annual WMC Miami, Lee loves the opportunity to mix and share knowledge with fellow DJs and aspiring conference delegates. Bimbo Jones is the studio partnership between Lee Dagger and with Marc JB. Together they form one of the UK & U.S’s top remix production teams. They’ve had over 70 Number 1’s in the Club Chart, and spent two weeks at Number 1 on the UK National Chart with their coproduction work on Meck ft Leo Sayer ‘Thunder In My Heart Again’. As Bimbo Jones, Lee and Marc have reworked tracks by Lady Gaga, Rihanna, The Killers, Zedd, Kylie, Pink, Avicii (aka Tim Berg), Keri Hilson, Kayne West, Britney, Usher, Tom Jones, Annie Lennox, and manymore. Their remixing successes are reectedinve consecutive nominations in the “Best Remixer” category at the annual International Dance Music Awards - up against artists including Avicii,
Calvin Harris and Afrojack. In November 2014 “I found out” by Bimbo Jones & Beverley Knight hit the number 1 spot on the Music Week UK dance chart! Bimbo Jones also co-produced with Sergio Mendes for his latest album “Bon Tempo” winning a 2010 Latin Grammy and was a Grammy nominee for Best Contemporary World Music Album. ‘Go Naked’ (Bimbo Jones’s second studio album) was released in 2014 on Radikal Records. It features many co writes with Ida Corr, Kristine W, Sergio Mendes, Katherine Ellis, and Beverley Knight. In addition to a weekly podcast Bimbo Jones generate a radio show that’s broadcast worldwide across stations including RadioFG (France, Berlin), Wild Cat FM & House of Sobel (New York), RadioDanz (Miami), Radio Helax (Czech Republic), My959 (Hawaii), 1Club.FM and Fusion Radio (Chicago), C-89.5 (Seattle) GHR (San Francisco), Generation Zel! (Canada), 89.7fm Bay Radio (Malta), 1Mix Radio (UK), Sauce FM (UK), Twilight on RTE (Ireland), Gaydio (UK), and Jemm (UK). So what’s next? Watch out for Lee’s forthcoming debut album featuring co writes with artists such as Sian Evans, MC Lyte, KC & the Sunshine Band, Leo Sayer, Inaya Day and many more.