Since moving to Los Angeles in 2001, British DJ, producer, and remixer Zen Freeman has made a name for himself as the go-to DJ for uber high profile events around the world. Over the last 10 years, Zen has worked tirelessly perfecting his craft producing, remixing, scoring, sourcing music and touring clubs and events worldwide. His unwavering passion for discovering new music has allowed him to remain one step ahead of the curve, and his fans have taken notice…
The mark of any great artist is the respect he is given by his peers. His nearly telepathic ability to read a crowd has lead him to spin along side international superstars such as Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Deadmau5, Paul Oakenfold, Avicii, Nero UK, Diplo, Pete Tong, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Black Eyed Peas, LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, The Black Key’s, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foster the People, Guns N Roses, Foo Fighters and many more diverse acts. His most recent remixes include collaborations with Phoenix, Gotye, Calvin Harris, Paul Oakenfold, Tom Neville, Randy Jackson, CeCe Peniston, Richard Beynon & Remy Le Duc.
Zen performs on a regular basis at Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub, the largest nightclub ever built in the US. His U.S touring schedule takes him from residencies in Las Vegas at Wet Republic at the MGM Grand all the way to Marquee & Avenue in New York, as well as numerous shows around each coast and across the country. His constant presence in the Hollywood event & club scene has generated buzz and allowed him to become the DJ of choice among top celebrities and A-list clientele. Some of his latest events include Microsoft founder Paul Allen’s Cannes Film Festival, St. Barts New Years & New Orleans Super Bowl parties, Alec Gores Malibu July 4th party, Budweiser’s London Olympics closing party, the Monaco Grand Prix after party, the Victoria’s Secret “What is Sexy?” party, Showtime’s EMMY party, Harvey Weinstein’s Golden Globe and Oscar parties, to name a few. He is also popular on the Film Festival circuit and plays every year at Sundance, Toronto and Cannes.
When Zen is not playing international high-profile events or touring the world, he consults as a music supervisor for major brands such as Prada, Chanel, Soho House and Weinstein Company. He has also become the go-to guy for fashion clients such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Details, Burberry, Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and GAP. Other brands include Tesla, Audi, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar and Grey Goose, media clients Extra!, Relativity and ESPN and electronics giants Apple, Sony and Samsung. You may have seen his music scores on popular TV shows such as CSI & Nikita.
2013 has been an eventful year for Zen. Highlights of his festival shows include Miami’s Winter Music Conference, Coachella, New York Fashion Week, Cannes, Sundance & Toronto, London Olympics, New Orleans Superbowl, Dream Force San Francisco, North & South American Perfecto Tour with Paul Oakenfold. He has also held down his own North American Tour, NYC, LA and Las Vegas residencies. His latest track ‘All My Love Feat. CeCe Peniston’ has been well received by the DJ community and gained play with fellow artists Paul Oakenfold, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz & Judge Jules. Zen Freeman has definitely secured a bright future on international dance floors.