SPOKEN WORD & MUSIC - COPUS release of "Copus to the World" video from new CD "Aspects" ... submitted to the Grammys for 'best spoken word album'. Spoken word is not just for comedy and audiobooks anymore.
INSTRUMENTAL TRIBUTE - for the famous (Prince, Amy Winehouse, David Bowie, Michael Jackson) and the not so famous who have touched our hearts.
TRAVEL AMBIENT - photos of Japan, Southern China and Hong Kong with music by Wendy Loomis, Phoenix Rising, and Japanese artist Nozowa Kamae.
SPOKEN WORD/JAZZ - Ensemble COPUS' CD release party at the historical Beat Museum in North Beach, San Francisco, CA.
VOCAL POP PARODY - A comment on the current situation in San Francisco. Music by Wendy Loomis. Words by Royal Kent & Wendy Loomis. Vocals by Barbara Jaspersen.
ELECTRONIC - Moved by the brilliant Omar Sosa and his quartet, I came home and wrote this tribute sketch.
TRAVEL WORLD LATIN
I composed "los Cubanos" as a tribute to the beautiful souls of the Cuban people. The photos are from my visit there in December 2013. I was fortunate enough to perform my composition "Tangos" at the Union Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, one of Cuba's most prestigious art clubs.
ATONAL CLASSICAL - "Sound Density" by Wendy Loomis performed by PHOENIX RISING (Monica Williams, flute; Wendy Loomis, composer/pianist) at Walnut Creek Civic Arts.
POP (The Pretender) performed by AWE (AngelicWendyExperience)
CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL/SPOKEN WORD - "Haves Have" poem by Royal Kent, composition/piano by Wendy Loomis, flute by Monica Williams, paintings by Stevenski Brewster. We are the 99%.
ORCHESTRAL - composition to a clip of Universal film 'Serenity'. Video clip was provided by NYU/ASCAP filmscoring workshop, June 2011.
NEW AGE VOCAL - licensing of 'Unspoken' from Phoenix Rising CD 'Ascension' for the wonderful one-minute film by John Rodriguez.
CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR INDIE FILM - classical music score clip from 'Virgin of the Candles' by Argentinian-born writer/director Victoria Giordana. Vocals by Barbara Jaspersen. Premiered at International Latino Film Festival, Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood - August 2010.
AMBIENT SOUNDSCAPE - new meditative video performed by Phoenix Rising (Monica Williams, flutist/arranger; Wendy Loomis, composer/pianist). Original art by Boris Koodrin.
ELECTRONIC TRANCE - music by Phoenix Rising with images courtesy of Kerri Gawyrn, director of "Exposing Homelessness" - a documentary of 3 formerly homeless San Francisco women photographing their worlds in black and white. Photographs by M. Meissen, Bréyon Austin, and Liz Olsen.
RAP/JAZZ/FUSION - "Happy Birthday Bob Marley" music video featuring poet Royal Kent, pianist/composer Wendy Loomis, flutist Monica Williams, bassist Patrick Mahon, percussionist Omar, and unreleased Bob Marley photos shot by Royal Kent.
TRAVEL AMBIENT - 2009 trip to China. Music by Phoenix Rising (Wendy Loomis, composer/pianist; Monica Williams, flutes).
INSPIRATIONAL POP - 'Anything I Perceive': a tribute to the 16 women Senators and an enouragement of girls, women, and enlightened men everywhere.