« Never question a master deejay. Gervay Brio brings it! »
Dj Johnny D. (USA)
Last summer Gervay Brio, became first in the ReverbNation chart with the hit « Giving Forgiving » featuring the afro-american rapper Astiwell, he was invited to play in Malta, the legendary mediterranean island of knighthood and nightlife. This event inspired Gervay to write his new song « 1 kNight In Malta », like a timeless journey where dreams and wishes become epic love…
Gervay Brio was born in Britanny, ouest part of France, raised in a family descended from a celtic knight, learned music from his childhood, he became a talented pianist and guitarist, forming his first band during the psychedelic revolution of the seventies. Later Gervay studied at the Rennes and Nantes music conservatories beside university of psychology and law, he met oriental spiritual masters as H.H. Karmapa, head of the tibetan lamas, who guided him to yoga and meditation practice, and the indian maestro Nageswara Rao who taught him playing Vina and chanting through « Nada Yoga » the yoga of Sound.
During ten years Gervay Brio produced one of the first « New Age » music collection (seven albums), becoming a pioneer of electronic and « World » music, precursor of « Lounge » and « Ambient » styles. Gervay taught at International Music Therapy Center in Paris, performed « Quintessences » ballet at the bottom of Eiffel Tower and « Exit To Light » multimedia show for the Jules Verne fondation, he also composed film music for « Tears Of Shiva » (Arte) and trained « Crystal City » radio show (Radio 3).
In the nineties Gervay Brio went on US tour with the celtic harper star Alan Stivell, producing and playing guitar on the album « Myst Of Avalon » (Dreyfus), recording for Adriana Kaegi (former Kid Creole and the Coconuts) and featuring on the « Bains Douches » compilation vol.1 by Claude Challe (Mercury-Universal) with the hit « King Of Trance » extract from the album « Myxtery », first release of his new record label « Novieval, The Age Of Sound ».
In 2000, after his meeting with the deejay crew « Evidance » in Budapest, Gervay became a deejay, spinnin’ in the most famous parisian clubs: Cab, Bus Palladium, Gibus, Bodega… organizing hype parties « Private House » and « After All » playing with the best guest deejays (Paco, Solace, Tito…).
In 2008, Gervay Brio flew to Miami to present his new release « Incandescent » feat Diva Avari, one of the major house artist, to the Winter Music Conference, he got special congratulation by the jury lead by Darryl Pandy and was baptized « maestro Dj ». Gervay was invited to play in Miami at Indra, Blue, got a residence at Tantra and went spinnin’ at Souk (NYC), he trained his own TV show on TSN Miami.
During the following years, Gervay Brio produced his instrumental opus « Resilience » and a new remix of « King Of Trance » Didge mix feat Ariel Kalma, who became #1 at US Dj Barometer chart. Gervay went playing in Croatia (Hwar, Dubrovnik), in St Tropez (Divo, Pigeonnier), and recently in Malta (Envy). Several singles has been released: « Lover Of The Future » feat Che Guevara, « Let The Music Speak », « Giving Forgiving ». Gervay Brio also produce his own video clips, mixing pictures as sounds in a creative approach.
Last spring Gervay presented his book and best of album « The Shaman & The Deejay » (LEN), foreword by the famous french journalist André Bercoff, with exclusive interviews of his friends Robert Owens and Lucia Hwong.
Today Gervay Brio is featuring on 26 new compilations and presents his new single « 1 kNight In Malta » for a new world became « Dancefloor » !
DISCOGRAPHY: Nadanta, Tao, Himalaya, Trans-Mutant, Quintessences, Exit To Light, Talysman, Wysdom, Myxtery, Incandescent, Resilience, King Of Trance, Let The Music Speak, Lover Of The Future, The Shaman & The Deejay, Giving Forgiving, 1 kNight In Malta.
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