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.