Menno de Jong
Menno de Jong is primarily known as a Trance DJ and producer with an international following. Based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, de Jong was born on March 17, 1984 and was interested in music — classical as well as modern — at a young age.Being classically trained on the piano and incredibly passionate about music led to him taking up DJing and producing in his early teenage years. he first established himself as a producer with the release of ‘Guanxi’ on the British label Anjunabeatsin 2004. In the years that followed he took the Trance scene by storm with singles suchas ‘Tundra’, ‘Last Light Tonight’, ‘Spirit’, ‘Turtle Paradise’, ‘Never Lose The Magic’, ‘Place In The Sun’ featuring the vocals of Ellie Lawson and many more. This resultedin him being championed by the genre’s leading DJs including Tiësto, Armin van Buuren and Paul van Dyk. Numerous remixes for tracks such as ‘Mark Otten So Serene’, ‘Karen Overton Your Loving Arms’, ‘John O’Callaghan ft. Ria I’ll Follow’ and the classic ‘Hydra Affinity’ also proved popular within the Trance community.He went on to perform at major clubs and festivals worldwide, including Tomorrowland, Dreamstate, A State Of Trance, Amnesia Ibiza and Amsterdam Dance Event and over the years developed an unwitnessed agility in performing, equally talented in delivering prime time sets as well as marathons lasting as long as10 hours. Menno de Jong is performing at the Trance stage at Dance Valley 2020 this summer!