Blending a fresh, beat-driven sound with elements of classic blues guitar, Kaije is a dynamic and refreshing new voice in contemporary pop.
Born in Tucson, Arizona, and raised in Texas, Kaije’s love of music was clear from an early age. Drawn to the powerful lead guitars of iconic artists powerful lead guitars of iconic artists like Albert King, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn, he soon picked up his Grandfather’s old acoustic and has been playing ever since. This fuelled an obsession with music and performance, and by focusing on mastering the techniques of his heroes – Kaije quickly became a skilled player. He began playing in bands in High School, whilst writing and producing his own original music.
Kaije’s exciting musical approach has been shaped by a wealth of life experiences, including a defining period serving in the Air Force, with two life-changing tours in Iraq. Traveling the world and forming lifelong friendships inspired his creativity, bringing a new focus to his music. He began experimenting further with his songwriting and production, combining soulful guitar tones with danceable pop melodies and breezy hip-hop influences.