Rolf Ellmer

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Rolf Johannes Ellmer
Background information
Also known asJam, Jam El Mar, Trancey Spacer
Born (1960-12-03) 3 December 1960 (age 58)
OriginKarlsruhe, Germany
Occupation(s)Composer, record producer, musician, DJ
InstrumentsSynthesizer, Guitar
Years active1990 – present
LabelsAllstar Music Productions, Coldharbour Recordings, Perfecto Records, Tronic, Truesoul, Bonzai, Cherry Moon Records
Associated actsJam & Spoon, Jam, Storm, Dance 2 Trance, Tokyo Ghetto Pussy,

Rolf Johannes Ellmer (born 3 December 1960) is a classically trained musician and composer (concert-guitarist) and has become one of Germany's most well known Techno and Trance producers.

Together with Markus Löffel (alias Mark Spoon), also from the German music scene,[1] he has recorded under several monikers such as Jam & Spoon,[2] Tokyo Ghetto Pussy and Storm, he was a member of the group Dance 2 Trance, along with Dag Lerner (alias DJ Dag), which had success all over the world and he is considered to be one of the pioneers of trance music.[citation needed]

A string of hits under Jam & Spoon include "Right in The Night", "Stella", "Kaleidoscope Skies", "How Stella Got Her Groove Back", and "Set me Free (Empty Rooms)".

Rolf Ellmer has also worked as a producer and remixer for other artists such as Deep Forest, Enigma, Moby, Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Furthermore recognized for being a gifted and successful DJ.


  1. ^ "Entertainment | Jam and Spoon DJ dies at age 39". BBC News. 13 January 2006. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
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