Bay Area Composer Fuses Classical Piano with Usher Track

Composer offers unique approach to remix of Usher song "Climax" for contest.

San Francisco, CA, May 25, 2012 --( Bay Area composer Wendy Loomis submitted her remix version of the Usher song "Climax" to the contest. Her concept was to swirl an acoustic piano track around his beautiful voice. With many of the over 1400 submissions hip hop and funk-oriented with drum machines and bass, the unique quality of the piano creates a dreamy alternative.

The contest is vote-based. Fans can vote by visiting Wendy’s website and clicking the link to Indaba Music.

Wendy Loomis has won ASCAP awards for composition five times; had her Phoenix Rising songs nominated for Hollywood Music and Media Awards; and received accolades for her compositions with rap/jazz/fusion ensemble COPUS. Most recently, Ms. Loomis had one of her compositions (“Egyptian Fantasy”) created with Phoenix Rising flutist Monica Williams – selected to be included in the soundtrack of the documentary film “We Are Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution” by director Lillie Paquette. Wendy is co-owner of independent music label COPUS with poet Royal Kent. In addition, she teaches private piano in her home studio.
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