DJ FITZROY FACEY
Fitzroy Facey formally known as from his DJ pseudonym ‘Da Buzzboy’ started DJing in London’s west end circa 1986 where he worked with many of todays recognised industry movers and shaker, Fitzroy carved himself a niche working with live acts mainly at the Mean Fiddler’s Jazz Café since 1991 to the present day as DJ support to an eclectic too many to mention whose who’s list of renowned 70s,80s and 90s jazz funk, soul, and hip hop artists. As well as compiling successful albums and remixing, Fitzroy has been consulted as a source of information for various media documentaries and programs because of his in-depth knowledge and understanding of the music industry something he is known to be very passionate about.
In 2006 Fitzroy co-founded the A5 bi-monthly magazine ‘The Soul Survivors’, aimed at the 1960s, 70s and 80s teenage Soul, Jazz, Funk generation. He is now the sole director and publisher of the magazine which is now a teenaged fifteen and a half years old bi monthly printed and digital publication. Fitzroy is the magazine’s main interviewer has documented the history of so many musical icons who have contributed to the black music from various fractions of the industry. The magazine as a brand has either supported or have been co sponsors for various events and concerts as well as hosting its own annual awards ceremonies acknowledging some of the various categories of individuals and organisations who contribute to the soul music scene. This includes The Fatback Band and The Real Thing receiving their first ever awards via Fitzroy’s Soul Survivors Magazine.
Fitzroy has been featured on occasion as well as regularly at some of the most recognised soul weekenders and festivals in the UK’s soul music yearly calendar including Southport, Blackpool (Luxury Soul) Love Supreme, Margate Soul Festival, The Summer Soulstice Charity festival and made his debut at the November 2021 Butlins Soul Weekender in Skegness. Fitzroy’s reputation precedes him as one who bring his uniqueness to the party and DJs not only in London but up and down the country and abroad. Fitzroy appeared in the BBC IPlayer Jazz Funk Documentary aired in July 2020. Now known as Fitzroy The Original Soul Survivor is passionate about the music and entertaining an audience with the enthusiasm and hosts a regular weekly ‘Rare Groove & Funk Show Tuesday nights 11pm-1am on Street Sounds Radio.