DJ Jairzinho (aka Jaïr Tchong), dj and world music journalist was born in 1973 of an Aruban-Chinese father and a Dutch mother. At age fifteen he began his musical career, diving in punk, new wave, soul, jazz, funk, African and Brazilian salsa/latin. In 2000 he began his career as a freelance journalist for a large number of Dutch papers and magazines and as a dj.
Jairzinho plays Afrolatin: all black dance music has his interest. In addition he plays increasingly Balkan, eastern European and oriental music in his eclectic mix. In recent years Jairzinho has played at a large number of Dutch musical events.