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Rolf Johannes Ellmer
|Also known as||Jam, Jam El Mar, Trancey Spacer|
|Born||3 December 1960|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, record producer, musician, DJ|
|Years active||1990 – present|
|Labels||Allstar Music Productions, Coldharbour Recordings, Perfecto Records, Tronic, Truesoul, Bonzai, Cherry Moon Records|
|Associated acts||Jam & 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, he has recorded under several monikers such as Jam & Spoon, 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.
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.
- "Entertainment | Jam and Spoon DJ dies at age 39". BBC News. 13 January 2006. Retrieved 27 April 2012.