A word in a dream spoken aloud, unknown yet familiar. C is for
century. Opus, a musical or literary work of magnitude.COPUS is
the band to watch as we approach the millennium.
civilizations, people gathered around the fire ritual and listened
to storytellers and drummers weave webs of mystery and power.
In 1950s America, beat poets and bebop musicians jammed together
and created a brave, new sound. As we approach the new century,
COPUS empowers, enlightens, and entertains you with its unique
blend of spoken word and millennium music.
chance meeting at Cafe International's popular open mic series
in May 1996, Royal Kent and Wendy Loomis decided to join creative
forces and COPUS was born.
has been inspired by the poetic exploits of African American
poets and spoken word artists as diverse as Langston Hughes
and the Last Poets. His spoken word delivery has been described
as similar to that of the legendary Bob Kaufman. He honed his
craft as a solo poet, reciting in cafes, clubs, poetry slams,
as concert mc, and on radio and television.
the dynamic composer that she is, has been compared with Debussy,
Stravinsky, Chick Corea, Art Tatum, and Thelonius Monk! A rising
star in and among women composers of the Bay Area, her broad
scope and musical prowess are all-inclusive ... everything from
energetic sound clips to sweeping film scores.