BJoyce aka. Joyce Alvarez Courouneaux , born January 12, is a Cuban DJane/Producer, Poi Dancer, Editor TV and TV Presenter.
Joyce Alvarez Courouneaux aka. BJoyce, born as DJane through GBass Beat (Independent Women Dj). Considered one of the first female DJ / Producer in the Electronic Music scene in Cuba. It was part of the Hip Hop band DOBLE FILO (2012) and Quartet Vocals SEXTO SENTIDO (2013-2014), formed a duo BJ/DC with DAVID CASAS (DJ / Producer) It is part of the catalog of DJs/Producers LNME (National Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music) and member of the AHS.
BJoyce host of a TV show called ELECTROBEAT, created space for public follower of electronic music in Cuba, offers a fresh look at the genre and is a new musical proposal for the viewers, always from the presentation national space quality works. Similarly, the appearance of artists and specialists who enrich the vision on the subject. Forwarded by the Canal Educativo, one of the national channels in Cuba.
BJoyce began (2011-present), performing a Jam Session with the Trumpeter Yasek Manzano and accompanying by MC Edgaro Productor en Jefe (DOBLE FILO). It started gaining popularity for its personified set, its theatricality and energy in their shows, which were very different to that seen at the scene of the Cuban electronic before. This will start with presentations suitable as DJ Chambers at different nightspots habaneros. She plays genres like Trap, moombathon, Moombastep, Moombasoul, Hip Hop, Progressive House, Deep House, Tech, Trance, Psicodelic Trance, Electro Swing, Swing Jazz, Afro Cuban House...
Significant in his work shows, XI Biennal of Havana. In Space TIER. Fête de la Musique (French Festival) in Havana, held at the Alliance Française, Next to DOBLE FILO band, and next to VINCHA(Crooner rouquin). Several presentations at the park project Villalon DJ / Producer Ivan Lejardi with DJs. Ivan Lejardi, Obi, and Reitt Electrozona, sponsored by the Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music of Cuba (LNME). Tour of 40 Trova Mix, a tribute to the 40th anniversary of the Nueva Trova, along with several musicians. Openning and closing at different events with the singer-songwriter Rochy Ameneiro, in commemoration of internacional Women´s Day, 1st. Anniversary All Countercurrent Campaign for No Violence Against Women and in celebration of the Internacional Day Against Homophobia. La Cura de la Semana Radio Taino space within Cubatonight with djs. Diemmen Duff and Ryan. Shared space with Ximo Sanchez (Haves)(Ibiza)and AFFKT (Valencia) and the second anniversary of this space with and exclusive Radio Show. Ellas Tocan Funk with M Alfonso, Campeig with No Violence with Women. Openning British Culture Week in Havana 2013 with Naile Sosa (drummer). Green Bus with promoting british culture in Havana on the sity streets. Dj Set live Oppening concert with X Alfonso and *I.M.G IVIII Tribute to World Festival of Youth and Students. Launch of the new CD Witches, Sexto Sentido. 1st. Festival ¨Sarao Nigth Club¨. Festival Love In, by the figure of Women She is so Heavy!! Ellas cantan y Visten bien, FIHAV 2013. Festival of Hip Hop Puños Arriba. Inaguration of F.A.C (Cuban Art Factory). Red Bull Cliff Diving (Prevent) with DENGUE DENGUE DENGUE (Lima-Peru). Tourism Fair with Raul Paz Concert with Olivia Ruiz, Havana Cultura After Party. X Villalon (Vol. 1 with DJ/Poducer Ivan Lejardi, PAUZA and Goldierocks (UK)X Villalon (Vol.1 with DJ / producer Ivan Lejardi, PAUZA and Goldierocks, (Vol. 2 by Ivan Lejardi, Gilles Peterson (UK), Sinbad (UK) and finalist of Havana Cultura Mix.). British Culture Week 2014 La Session Mix. II Edition Fest ¨Ellas Crean¨2014. ITB (International Turism Berlin) 2015. Questlove in Havana, 2015. Miami Light Project performance, 2015. Art Basel 2015, Art Miami Week, Miami Light Project. Havana Concourse a concert series with afrocuban pianist and composer Dayramir Gonzalez in NYC 2016. Global Cuba Fest 2016 (Miami) at Miami Light Project, Dayme Arocena (USA Tour). Afro-Latin Fest 2016 (New York), Dayme Arocena (USA Tour).
BJoyce formed a duo with DJ / Producer DAVID CASAS, identified as BJ / DC. Both carry this project since 2012, making own productions in different genres and subgenres.
Ahora Entiendo! (Original Mix) (2012)
No esperes más- Alex Cuba ft. Anya Marina ft. BJoyce & DAVID CASAS (BJ/DC)
EP ¨JAH¨ (2014)
JAH (Original Mix) BJoyce
EP ¨ONE PIKES¨(2015)
ONE PIKES (Original Mix) DAVID CASAS
ONE PIKES BJoyce & DAVID CASAS (BJ/DC) ft. IV. Rock
ONE PIKES BJoyce & DAVID CASAS (BJ/DC) ft. IV. Rock, Hernan Cortes, Leandro Fonseca (Drummers)
BJoyce began his TV career Editor (2005-present) set his career at the University of Havana in the Bachelor of Information Sciences. Making programs with different profiles. By allowing driving, cooperation and advice from TV programs where electronic music is the star.
Nominated CUERDA VIVA FEST 2013, in the categories of Figure Nobel and Djs / Producers.