DJ Vivona, started spinning records and and collect vinyl at around 13 years of age. His great passion for music continued and he recently attained his Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory from acclaimed University of Palermo.
His dj set is an imaginative fusion between Soul, Funk, Disco, always with open mind to Deep Tech sounds without any limit, until Electro vibes.
Dj Vivona was the first in South Italy to bring some of the biggest names of House Music industry. He worked with Louie Vega, Tony Humphries, Frankie Knuckles, Dave Morales, Dimitri From Paris, Terry Hunter, Moodymann, Bobby D’Ambrosio, Jon Cutler, Marshall Jefferson to name a few, as well as being the hosting DJ for such international superstar performances by Jamiroquai, India, Barbara Tucker, Anane, Joi Cardwell and Monique Bingham.
His producer career start with "Holding On", released on King Street Sounds in 2011, followed by "Return To Love" singed by Joi Cardwell, containing superb remixes by Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper (aka Director's Cut), Terry Hunter, and Jonathan Meyer. The song climb the Traxsource Top 10 Single. Another song composed was "Set Me Free" feat. Jade, signed with Hi:Rise/Defected Records, supported by big names like Louie Vega, Quentin Harris, Kenny Carpenter and many more.
The 2012 was the most important year of his career. He run with Super Soul Music like producer and event manager of the label. His debut release on this new label was “To Another Day” feat. Miss D. A great production with remixes by Frankie Feliciano, N’Dinga Gaba, Jon Cutler and Jonathan Meyer. The song was produced with an official videoclip.
2013 start with “Surely The One”, again with Miss D on vocal, and again with a nice and funny videoclip. Dj Vivona is ready to finish this year with “Stronger” that contain a remix by Tommy Bones. The follow up “Stronger” collect a lot of good feedback and reach the 1st place of the Traxsource Broken Beat / Nu-Jazz chart, keeping the position for over a week.
In 2014 is time for Shana Jackson featuring on “Innocent Harmony”, a Deep House release supported from big names of the House Music industry. Super Soul Music opened a new division: Supertraxx. A sub label with hardest sounds. “Talking About Love” is the debut release for Dj Vivona in this new path.