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BIOGRAPHY

With a vinyl collection of swing jazz, soul & funk and raised in a passionate love affair with early 90’s hiphop and roots reggae, Lady Bluesabelle began DJing in 1997.

 

Spinning records in Amsterdam’s favourite cocktail bars was a hobby until so welcomed as a selector, it has founded a career in music which has lead to event directing and touring artists around the world.  Styles such as nu jazz, neo soul, future funk, dub reggae, Latin salsa, heavy bossa, Afro beat, French manouche, burlesque, Caribbean, soulful house, jungle, drum&bass, Balkan, gypsy lounge and sweet smooth liquid rollers are all a regular part of her seductive time-travelling sets.

 

Having founded Red Karpet Music in Australia, a company touring many of her personally favourite artists while creating platforms for launching local bands and DJ’s.  As the Entertainment Director and resident DJ for Sofitel Accor and the Katarzyna Group, she has a fierce passion for quality music. Bluesabelle has facilitated hundreds of events and held many enduring and respected residencies throughout the past 2 decades. Preserving the roots of music and supporting talented performers through a refined style.  Enhancing and creating atmospheres is her forte and happiness.

 

Touring artists to the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Jazzanova, De La Soul, Mad Professor, Lee Scratch Perry, The Wailers, LTJ Bukem, DJ Shadow, DJ Chikashi, DJ Krush, Steve Silk Hurley, Beatnuts, Biz Markie, Qbert, Kruder and Dorfmeister, The Roots, J5, Nu Breed, Mulatu Astake, Keb Darge, Russ Dewbury, Supernatural, Kafka, Beastie Boys, Omar Lyefook and many many more, Bluesabelle makes music dreams a reality and connects through supporting artist community.

 

In Europe, she co-hosted ‘The Beat Lounge’ radio show for 3 years in Amsterdam on Kink FM, has held residencies in Barcelona and in NYC was the host DJ for the Booklyn International Film Festival in 2007. Bluesabelle founded Moanin’ at the Press Club in 2001 in her hometown of Brisbane and grew a community of jazz over an epic 10 year weekly residency, launching bands and international DJ's while spinning quality vinyl with the finest jazz and world music artists available.

 

Bluesabelle has organised and performed for a plethora of club openings, festivals, corporate events and weddings locally and internationally.  Tour managing international acts, creating theme nights, brand activations, elegantly pushing event boundaries whilst adding value and indulgence wherever possible. She was crowned the ‘Nova Lounge Queen’ in 2003 in Manila and pioneered as one of the first female DJ’s in Goa, India. Spinning nujazz and world groove includes airing a heavy vinyl set at London’s Ministry of Sound for their Sunday lounge radio launch and guesting at Brighton's premier radio show the 'Jazz Rooms’.  Bluesabelle's held residencies in Phnom Penh's finest venues and throughout Saigon and Bangkok's rooftop bars for years between 2013 - 2017.

 

No matter where she lands she’s a selector, ever evolving with the times, inspired and brings joy through the music of new and old. Setting new standards for atmospheric refinement at every opportunity, Bluesabelle creates timeless and unforgettable nights of soulful sexiness.