Jwaydan is a classically trained British singer/composer/pianist of Egyptian origin, based in London.
At the age of 19 she joined The Guildhall school of music and drama, has had the success of winning countless competitions as a pianist behind her, as well as professional training in both piano and cello, on which she has performed as a soloist and as an orchestral player around some of the most prestigious venues in London. she has being hailed by several A class DJ’s as being musically ‘one of the most versatile vocalists around’. Praised by one of Paul Van Dyke’s closest colleagues who noted ‘after being in the industry for 20 years not once have I come across a singer who is so multi talented, and not average at what she does, outstandingly good at all of them’. She has managed to break into the world of EDM unusually fast, through both pure motivation and talent.
She started her training as a pianist under the supervision of her mother performing on both piano and cello at some of the main festivals and venues round England, Denmark, France, Germany and Austria. She is currently doing a degree in classical composition at the Guildhall.
This year, she directed her attention towards the Electronic dance music industry, writing and composing her music, and in less than a few months of entering the EDM industry, received massive support from Armin van Buren, Roger Shah, Pedro del Mar, Thomas Godel, George Acosta, Myon and Shane 54, Shapeshifters, Aly and Fila, Andy Duguid, Stonebridge, Joachim Gerraurd, Airbase, Paul Nova, Soha, Kris O’Niel, Andre LeFort, Kristina Sky and Mike Saint-Jules.
Her first release ‘Sing with you’ was included on pedro del mar’s compilation Mellomania alongside Markus Schulz, BT, Aly & Fila, Lange, Nadia Ali, Sunlounger and more. Her second release with internationally renowned producers Aly & Fila, was selected by Armin for his ‘A state of Trance’ compilation in 2011. The compilation was released on the 17th march and within a day went straight to #1 in the iTunes dance charts in the UK, US, and 7 other countries, # 2 in Canada, France Ireland & Spain, and # 3 in Germany and the Netherlands.
She performed at two of the biggest events of 2010 opening for Tiësto and John Digweed . 2010 saw her performing in a number of the worlds most acclaimed clubs such as Pacha (London), Space Ibiza & La dolce vita (Sharm el sheikh)
She is currently working on projects alongside some of the most respected and renowned producers in the world of EDM featuring and collaborating alongside some of 2011’s top 100 DJ’s. At the age of 21, she is one of the youngest vocalists in the EDM scene as well as the first vocalist in the middle east to venture into EDM & gain support from internationally renowned artists.
Aly & Fila – ‘everything she writes is amazing’!
Thomas Godel- ‘I have come across many vocalists in my 20 years in the business, but never one as musically versatile and gifted as this’
Neptune project – ‘incredible voice’
Beatsmedia – ‘hypnotic vocals from a talented vocalist and producer’
W & W – ‘One of the best trance vocalists on the scene at the moment!’
Aly & FIla feat. Jwaydan – We Control The Sunlight (Original Mix)