Jara de Werd is an Amsterdam based producer and songwriter, who hails from the west of the Netherlands, and who has graduated from one of the most prestigious Dutch pop music academies; the Herman Brood Academy. Currently Jara is focussing on writing and producing for a variety of artist projects both national and international. The latest project he has worked on was for the London based band Dutchkid, who have signed their upcoming EP to Ultra Records, to be released early 2019. Being one of the new wave pop producers, Jara’s focusses on being innovative in the pop world, blending a variety of genres with a modern electronic sound, without losing eye on the essentials of a good pop song.

In June 2018 Jara released his first song ‘Down Low’, together with singer CATALI, under his own project CHAMPANE. The song reached over 300k Spotify plays within the first 3 months. Jara recently worked with Marcus van Wattum, Dutchkid, Lilly Ahlberg, Snareskin, Fia Moon, CATALI, Juliette Claire, to name a few.