International DJ, Producer, Composer, Songwriter Lorenza Calamandrei, aka DJlO, is known to the world as one of the most creative DJs and music producers. Born and raised in the cultural richness of Florence, Italy, Lorenza grew up an artist, a risk taker, and an innovator.
Lorenza is an accomplished DJ, composer, songwriter and producer. Her music is currently featured on several national and international TV shows for networks such as E, Style, and NBC. She also worked with RZA / WU Tang Clan on the ground breaking album Bobby Digital on V2 Records. Her music is featured also on Vera Gemma’s movie "Un Italiano Nel Mondo", a biography on Iconic Italian Actor Giuliano Gemma, with music by Oscar Winner Ennio Morricone, Nino Rota and forward of Quentin Tarantino. Lorenza composed and produced the soundtrack for Yvonne’s Sciò's, Magic Moments, an inside look through the amazing life of iconic contemporary photographer Roxanne Lowit featuring Giorgio Armani, Julian Shnabel, David LaChapelle, Giambattista Valli, and many others, currently airing on Conde` Nast Channels, RaiCinamaChannel.it e CNLIVE!
Lorenza’s clients includes the MTV Movie Awards, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, SoHo House, Lions Gate, the Bafta Awards, Galaxy Stadium, the Golden Globes,Nike, Dolce & Gabbana, the Cannes Film Festival, the Italian Film Festival in Los Angeles, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Tonight, the Grammy’s Foundation, Biennale di Venezia, Festival Del Cinema Di Venezia and many other “A-List” private events including Sir Elton John’s Birthday Party and various events for Will Smith, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Tina Knowles-Lawson and Richard Lawson.
DJlO’s appearances span from Jimmy KimmelLive to the Sharon Osbourne Show as well as Top Of The Pops, BBC, YO MTV Rap and many Gay Pride events worldwide.
As a radio personality, DJlO has worked alongside Katy Perry,Fat Boy Slim, Jamiroquai,Sonic Youth, Brand New Heavies, Tito Puente, Manu di Bango and many others.
Her clients as music producer includes some of the most prestigious venues worldwide: The Ritz Hotel in London,The Four Season Hotel in Jamaica, Beverly Hills Hotel Los Angeles and Enoteca Pinchiorri Firenze, to name few.
Known also for her philanthropy, Lorenza has participated to the 'World Peace' project at Capitol Studios 'Awarness for Women,’ a YMCA project supporting battered women and to help pre-gang kids. She has provided music and DJ mentoring to 'Spirituality For Kids' a charity of The Kabbalah Center in LA sponsored also by Madonna.