Michael "Lofey" Sandlofer

Michael “Lofey” Sandlofer composed original music for The Purists (2019) at the Huntington. He is a native New Yorker, musician, songwriter, and producer who got his first big break in 1998 when he joined Jay Z on his legendary Hard Knock Life tour. As a result, Mr. Sandlofer became an in-house writer/producer for Def Jam Records and Desert Storm/Roc-A- Fella. Within a few years, he had written and produced records for some of the biggest names in Hip Hop and R&B such as Jay Z, Nas, Eve, DMX, Mariah Carey, Ja Rule, and Ashanti. Mr. Sandlofer went on compose and produce music for some of Hollywood’s greatest blockbusters such as Transformers, Night at the Museum, Alvin and the Chipmunks, and many more. In 2010 Mr. Sandlofer partnered with Mona Scott Young to create music for “Love and Hip Hop,” one of VH1’s most successful shows after its release in 2011. He has remained partnered with Monami Entertainment and Eastern TV and recently partnered with Viacom and Fox on developing music for their other networks and shows. 


(As of October 2019)

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