Lorenza “DJ Lo” Calamandrei is an accomplished DJ, composer, songwriter, radio personality, artist and producer.
Composer/Songwriter: Lorenza began her composing career scoring from 2003 to the present, Style Network’s show “Style Star” which featured designers as well as worldwide fashion icons. Lorenza’s original music is also currently featured as promos on several networks such as E and NBC.
In 2004, Lorenza co-scored (with Michael Nyman and Gavin Rossdale) the indie film “Luminal.” In 2013 her original score music was also featured (she is credited as additional composer) on Vera Gemma’s documentary “Un Italiano Nel Mondo,” a biography of iconic Italian actor Giuliano Gemma, which was scored by Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota.
More recently, Lorenza composed and produced the music for Yvonne Scio’s acclaimed 2016 documentary “Magic Moments,” an inside look through the amazing life of contemporary photographer Roxanne Lowit.
Lorenza also wrote songs with RZA on the groundbreaking 1998 album Bobby Digital.
DJ: Lorenza also has a full and busy live DJ career, performing for major corporations and events, including the MTV Movie Awards, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, The SOHO House, Lionsgate, The BAFTA Awards, The BBC, Galaxy Stadium, The Golden Globes, Nike, Dolce and Gabbana, The Cannes Film Festival, The Italian Film Festival in Los Angeles, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Tonight, The Grammy Foundation, Biennale di Venezia, Festival Del Cinema Di Venezia and others.
She has also performed at many A-List private events, for Sir Elton John, Will Smith, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Tina Knowles-Lawson and Richard Lawson.
In addition, Lorenza has also made guest appearances on the Jimmy Kimmel show, Sharon Osborne show, Top of the Pops, Yo MTV Raps and many Gay Pride events worldwide.
DJLO is known also for her philanthropy, having performed at the “World Peace Project” at Capitol Studios, the “Awareness for Women” project created by the YMCA to help battered women and to help pre-gang kids, as well as the “Spirituality for Kids” event at the Kabbalah Center in Los Angeles sponsored by Madonna.
Music Producer: Lorenza has been hired as music producer for venues such as The Ritz London, The Four Seasons Jamaica, The Beverly Hills Hotel and Enoteca Pinchiorri Firenze, to name a few.