Alejandro Sanz, Charlie Puth, Shakira, Jennifer Hudson, Frank Ocean, Corinne Bailey Rae…these are just some of the names associated with guitarist/producer Jan Ozveren.
While living in London he joined the touring band for urban composer Nitin Sawhney in 2003. After a run of festival dates with virtuoso percussionist Trilok Gurtu, he formed the touring band for multi-platinum artist Corinne Bailey Rae. He appeared on every recording and promo slot with her until late 2007, including a set with John Legend at ‘Live Earth’ Wembley Stadium. He then toured Europe with electronica diva Róisín Murphy until the following year when he relocated to Los Angeles.
In 2009, Jan was called to join Spanish superstar Alejandro Sanz on his ‘Paraíso’ World Tour. The band appeared with Alicia Keys at The Latin Grammys and stayed on the road until mid 2011, performing to over 900,000 fans. In the latin music genre, he has recorded guitars for Niña Pastori, Vanesa Martín, Cepeda, India Martinez, Malu, Kiko & Shara and Andrés Suárez.
He has toured globally with Shakira, Charlie Puth, Jennifer Hudson, Frank Ocean, Nicole Scherzinger, JessieJ and Tamar Braxton, among many others. While serving as guitarist for these artists he has earned numerous TV credits, notably ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Later…with Jools Holland’ and live broadcasts with BASSic Black Ent.
He produced two EPs for the Electronic Folk project PublicART with vocalist Stevvi Alexander. In addition to his busy tour schedule, Jan is working on future productions and guitar sessions at his own studio Revere Sound in Glassell Park, California.