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Born in Udorn, Thailand April 10th 1974. His father being of American descent and his late mother being of Thai descent, raised Jask basically in America (Tampa, Florida). Now at the age of 28, Jask is Known for his djing/productions/remixes and parties. He has lit a new torch in the world dance community, bringing forth his unique blend of deep, spiritual, jazzphonic and soulful sounds to the map. In '87 Jask began his dj career at the age of 14, a career influenced mostly by soul,... Read more
Born in Udorn, Thailand April 10th 1974. His father being of American descent and his late mother being of Thai descent, raised Jask basically in America (Tampa, Florida). Now at the age of 28, Jask is Known for his djing/productions/remixes and parties. He has lit a new torch in the world dance community, bringing forth his unique blend of deep, spiritual, jazzphonic and soulful sounds to the map. In '87 Jask began his dj career at the age of 14, a career influenced mostly by soul, jazz, funk, R&B, hip hop, and early 80's rock,electro,& freestyle.
As the months passed, he would soon discover and quickly embrace a passion for the music that was coming out of Chicago & New York, known as the under ground house sound. Five years later, Jask was one of the major players to introduce the acid jazz sound to Tampa & most of central florida . He held Tampa's longest running eclectic loungin' affair called "Martini Jazz" .It took place every thursday night at a club called, the Castle, which ran from '94 to '96. The "Martini Jazz" affair brought some notoriety to Jask, which eventually led him to assist in the promotions of "Groove Collective's (NYC) first ever performance in the Tampa area.
In '96, Jask started Tampa's first weekly soulful underground house night called, "Jackshouse". During its 6 year successful run Jask has played alongside various talented djs such as: Mark Farina, Dj Disciple, Benji Candelario, Marques Wyatt, Doug Smith (95north), Brian Tappert (Soulfuric), Miguel Migs, King Britt, Tedd Patterson, Tommy Musto, Pete Moss, David Harness, Rasoul, Julias Papp and many other luminaries in the dance music industry...Still till this day, Jackshouse is still going on strong every Tuesday night. On the production and remix side of the musical pendulum, Jask has appeared on such notable labels as:
KingStreet/NiteGrooves, I!Records, Swanky, Metaphor, K2/Vinylicious, Step Ahead, Erotic City, DeepTouch, Harlequin, SoulGroove, Soulfuric Deep, Catch 22, Deeplay and Large Music.
His last project release on Soulfuric Deep called Jask featuring Jocie "Beautiful" was released at the end of 2001. This was Jask's first original vocal track in which he wrote everything from the music to the lyrics with haunting lush deep vocals from his friend Jocie.
The project made positive waves in clubland and has been licensed to 9 different labels through out the world. It is slated for re-release on those labels soon with brand new remixes from various producers. It is a special release in which Jask has dedicated it to his late mother who recently just passed away July 31, 2001....Currently Jask is working on an album with Jocie for Soulfuric Deep. The follow up single is also complete called, “Surrender your Love”. It is slated to be released in May of 2003 On the remix tip you can hear the latest of jask`s remix work on DJ Disciple`s label ”Catch 22”. It`s called, Boriqua bandits feat. Guida De Palma “Midnite Expresso” (the jask latin café mix). Out in stores now and hitting the summer latin vibes in the right places. Also Jask has remixed Dalminjo`s “Bossanote” track for Deeplay music.Release date not known as of yet.
On the Uk side of things Defected UK hired Jask services to remix Manijama`s “No No No”. The Reggae classic got a remake fitt for the dancefloor Which is already out worldwide. And also for Defected, Jask remixed the smash hit “At Night” by Shakedown which has been released also been released Last but not least Jask remixes the classic soulful house number “Deliver me” by Urban Blues Project for Soulfuric recordings This was released March of 2003
Due to the successful “Jacks house” night in Tampa and jask`s consistant musical productions. Jask has had the luxury of performing/djing across the United States and beyond. Such cities include, San francisco, New York, Atlanta, Miami, Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, New Jersey, New Mexico, Montreal, Toronto, Paris, Lyon, Greece, Switzerland and many more Unique in his own way, Jask brings an Asiatic essence that emanates patience and the Far East ideals of love and togetherness. With Jask`s contributions to music, he hopes to effect people in the most positive ways of life Show less