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Jimi Polo - Better Days

JAMES PERRI a.k.a. JIMI POLO

is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer and a DJ. He started his career in Chicago as one of the pioneers of Chicago house scene. Jeanette Thomas Shake Your Body is a cult classic in Chicago and New York. Moved to London, where his major classics were published, like Better Days and Express Yourself. His talent was recognized by Nellee Hooper & Jazzie B, leaders of a British R&B band Soul II Soul, with whom he was signed to for two years. James was also a mentor to Adamski, who wrote Seals first song Killer, which was dedicated to James for his support. He lived in Paris where he collaborated with Martin Solveig on Come To Me and with Guyman of Daft Punk on If You Give Me The Love I Want, as well as with David Guetta on his album Blaster and now in croatia with boris d of colonia

he is currently in collaboration with Justin Berkmann the founder of Ministry of sound for Greg David Roberts the author of Shantaram new film The mountain shadow James has teamed up with Joe Smooth ( promise land ) for a new song

He started his career in Chicago as one of the pioneers of Chicago house scene. Jeanette Thomas Shake Your Body is a cult classic in Chicago and New York. As the house movement was becoming big in the UK, he moved to London, where his major classics were published and he became major influential artist on the European dance scene.

Many, like Fatboy Slim and Blur, have sampled his single Better Days. His other classic Express Yourself, signed by Paul Oakenfolds Perfecto Records label is still played by many DJs and was included on Ministry of Sounds 20th anniversary box set in 2011.

His talent was recognized by Nellee Hooper & Jazzie B, leaders of a british R&B band Soul II Soul, with whom he was signed to for two years. They had world wide success and won a Grammy James was also a mentor to Adamski who wrote Seals first song Killer, which was dedicated to James for his support.

After London, he lived in Paris where he collaborated with Martin Solveig on Come To Me and with Guyman of Daft Punk on If You Give Me The Love I Want, as well as with David Guetta on his album Blaster. 

He also lived in Italy where performed in clubs from North to South. Recently James worked on a remix of his classic Shake Your Body with Kenny Dope (Masters at work).

His latest project is called Physical Graffiti; it mixes pop, rock and house (rock and rave). James is the producer as well as the singer of the group.

He never limited himself on one music genre and is well known in underground clubbing scene as well as among commercial artists.

As a DJ and singer he is always welcomed in different clubs through Europe giving the audience unique experienced sound full of rhythm and good vibrations.

His iconic track Better Days has been remixed by DJ doorly for 2016 has radio support by Pete Tong and Anne Mac

James is working on his first opera and film score with Justin Berkmann for the author Gregory David Roberts ( Shantaram ) The name of the opera and film is called The Mountain Shadow

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