South African born producer, songwriter and influencer, Esjay Jones returns to her home town of Durban on Sunday 22 October 2017 with LA based DJ, SHASTA for a COMPLIMENTARY concert in benefit of Diabetes South Africa.
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The Durban born deemed “Charlize Theron of rock” Esjay Jones has had over a decade of success in the music Industry and during the first part she cemented herself as one of SA’s top female rock vocalists fronting Durban-based rock band, Stealing Love Jones. The band achieved mainstream success with singles “Kicks”, “A Little Easier”, “Out There” and “Limozeen”, and shared the stage with major international bands such as Fall Out Boy, Violent Femmes, Jimmy Eat World and Groove Armada.
After the success of Stealing Love Jones, Esjay made the move to Los Angeles in 2009 where she was discovered by Tom Maffei of Primary Wave Management and introduced to Zach Katz (BMG) and JR Rotem who signed her to a Publishing deal with Beluga Heights.
Esjay has been a part of compositions for Sean Kingston, Jeffree Star, Disney, Netflix, Fabletics, TimeFlies, Escape The Fate, Mystery Skulls with Nile Rodgers and brandy, Alien Ant Farm, Cara Frew and many other Top 40 artists. Esjay co-wrote and produced the Locnville single “Grapevine” feat Sabi which was the first single from the duo’s current album ‘Taste The Weekend’ and one of the biggest single releases in SA of 2016.
Esjay has also received praise for some of the biggest names in the music industry.
In 2014, Esjay teamed up with Gina Schock of the Go Go’s and Trey Vittetoe who have penned songs for Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus and many other influential artists. “Esjay Jones is so very talented that I could go on forever. She blows my mind every time we work together. Her voice, her songwriting, her production skills, the list goes on and on. She is the real deal!” comments Schock.
Grammy nominated mixing engineer, Ariel Chobaz, who has worked with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber and Drake, had great things to say about working with the talented Esjay. “Esjay lives and breathes music, it’s a part of her being and she brings that dedication to every project. She is an incredible producer and writer and I can’t say enough about her!”
As an ambassador for Diabetes South Africa, Esjay continues to promote the balance between a healthy lifestyle and the music business, teaming up with fit chef for the South African Tour and Diabetes South Africa.
Catch Esjay alongside some of Durbans favorite artists including Stealing Love Jones Members, Steve Murray, Andrew Makins, Jason Every, Ant Ellis and performances by Jared Volschenk, Rob Stories, Gavin Ferguson, Rob Warren, Cornel Meyer and surprise celebrity guest!
Esjay Jones performs a COMPLIMENTARY show in benefit of Diabetes South Africa
Soul Sunday Sessions
Northwood Crusaders Sports Club
Opens at 12 noon
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