Jasper Helderman (born 27 January 1987) known professionally as Alvaro, is a Dutch record producer, songwriter and DJ. He grew up in a suburb of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Discovering his passion for DJ’ing while filming on festivals, he quickly went from editing after-movies to producing songs. With most of his time spend in the studio, it didn’t take long before his dazzling career took off.
Dedication burns strong as the music flows, so it isn’t surprising Alvaro has a lot of killer productions on his name. Alvaro collaborated and created songs that gained huge popularity with/for artists as Major Lazer/Diplo, Rudimental, MIA, Pitbull, Tiesto, Lil Jon and Far East Movement. Alvaro rose to international prominence with releases as 'Welcome to the Jungle' on Hardwell's Revealed Recordings, 'The Underground', on Spinnin’ Records and more recent 'Guest List' on Tiësto's label Musical Freedom, all ended up in the biggest top 5 Dance charts. His latest released single ‘Watching You’ reached almost 40 million streams.
His unique style and characteristic sound makes his fan-base grow day by day. But not only the fans love his music, as he has gained both the attention and respect from the music industry. Major Lazer, Diplo, Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, AfroJack, David Guetta, Tiësto, Hardwell, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Nicky Romero, Zedd and Lil Jon – you name them.
Thanks to this creative talent and music, Alvaro has been performing all over the globe. He has hyped up crowds in the best venues and on key festivals in Asia, North America and all major European cities. To name a few; Tomorrowland, EDC Las Vegas, EDC New York and Ultra Music Festival are just some of the many highlights.