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| AKA = Lisa Kanclerz Coleman
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| title= Music Composers
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'''Wendy and Lisa''' is the group name of the musical duo Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman.  They are responsible for the background music used in the series ''Heroes''.
'''Wendy and Lisa''' is the group name of the musical duo Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman.  They are responsible for the [[songs|musical score]] used in the series ''[[Heroes]]''.


==About==
==About==
Lisa Coleman first rose to musical stardom in 1980 when she joined the group ''Prince and The Revolution''.  Several years later, she was able to convince Prince to hire her childhood friend Wendy Melvoin, and Wendy joined ''The Revolution'' in 1983.  Together, they rose to stardom with the criticly acclaimed album ''Purple Rain''.  In 1986, Prince dissolved ''The Revolution'', and the duo formed their own production group.
Lisa Coleman first rose to musical stardom in 1980 when she joined the group ''Prince and The Revolution''.  Several years later, she was able to convince Prince to hire her childhood friend Wendy Melvoin, and Wendy joined ''The Revolution'' in 1983.  Together, they rose to stardom with the critically acclaimed album ''Purple Rain''.  In 1986, Prince dissolved ''The Revolution'', and the duo formed their own production group.


Wendy and Lisa are responsible for music composition on a number of television shows and movies, including ''Dangerous Minds'' and ''Crossing Jordan''.
Wendy and Lisa are responsible for music composition on a number of television shows and movies, including ''Dangerous Minds'', ''Soul Food'', ''Carnivàle'', and both [[Tim Kring]]'s ''[[Crossing Jordan]]'' and ''Touch''.
 
==Notes==
* In 2007, the ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards gave Wendy and Lisa the "Top Television Series" [[Awards and Nominations|award]] for their work on ''[[Heroes]]''.
* On April 19, 2009, Wendy and Lisa performed at the [[Heroes for Autism]] fundraiser.
* The 2010 film ''The Kids Are All Right'' is loosely based on Wendy Melvoin's life with partner Lisa Cholodenko, who wrote and directed the film. Melvoin and Cholodenko have a child together. Wendy and Lisa [http://www.popnography.com/2008/12/hummer-wendy-li.html said] that they were previously in a romantic relationship together.
 
==Gallery==
<gallery>
Image:Score music room.JPG|In an ''[[Inside Heroes]]'' featurette...
Image:Score matching with scenes.JPG|...Wendy & Lisa explain their creative process.
Image:Wendy & Lisa.jpg|[[Steven Parke]] created this portrait of Wendy & Lisa for the ''[[Heroes Original Soundtrack]]''.
</gallery>


==External Links==
==External Links==
* [http://www.wendyandlisa.com wendyandlisa.com] - Official Website
* [http://www.wendyandlisa.com wendyandlisa.com] - Official Website
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendy_and_Lisa Wendy and Lisa] - Wikipedia site
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0578540/ Wendy Melovin] on IMDb
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0171123/ Lisa Coleman] on IMDb
* [[wikipedia:Wendy and Lisa|Wendy and Lisa]] on [[Wikipedia:|Wikipedia]]
* [http://heroesmusictracks.blogspot.com Heroes Music Tracks] -- An external site with links to score.
* [http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/video/video_display.shtml#mea=111586 Wendy and Lisa discuss the score] on ''[[Inside Heroes#The Score|Inside Heroes]]''
* [http://gregbeeman.blogspot.com/2007/12/beemans-blog-season-2-episode-11.html Interview] on [[Greg Beeman]]'s blog, 12/3/07
* [http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2009/03/tonight-wendy-a.html Interview] at the ''L.A. Times'', 3/30/09
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Latest revision as of 11:54, 24 May 2015

Wendy and Lisa
Wendy and lisa.jpg
About
Also known as Lisa Kanclerz Coleman
Title Music Composers
Date of birth 26 January 1964 (Wendy Melvoin)
17 August 1960 (Lisa Coleman)
Origin Los Angeles, CA, USA (both)
Gender Female
Website

Wendy and Lisa is the group name of the musical duo Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman. They are responsible for the musical score used in the series Heroes.

About

Lisa Coleman first rose to musical stardom in 1980 when she joined the group Prince and The Revolution. Several years later, she was able to convince Prince to hire her childhood friend Wendy Melvoin, and Wendy joined The Revolution in 1983. Together, they rose to stardom with the critically acclaimed album Purple Rain. In 1986, Prince dissolved The Revolution, and the duo formed their own production group.

Wendy and Lisa are responsible for music composition on a number of television shows and movies, including Dangerous Minds, Soul Food, Carnivàle, and both Tim Kring's Crossing Jordan and Touch.

Notes

  • In 2007, the ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards gave Wendy and Lisa the "Top Television Series" award for their work on Heroes.
  • On April 19, 2009, Wendy and Lisa performed at the Heroes for Autism fundraiser.
  • The 2010 film The Kids Are All Right is loosely based on Wendy Melvoin's life with partner Lisa Cholodenko, who wrote and directed the film. Melvoin and Cholodenko have a child together. Wendy and Lisa said that they were previously in a romantic relationship together.

Gallery

External Links


  Crew edit
Sound and Music

Jennifer Barak (music editor) • Seth A. Eubanks (sound utility) • Kenn Fuller (sound mixer) • Erich Gann (sound editor) • Stephen Grubbs (sound supervisor) • Anton Holden (sound editor) • J. Michael Hooser (ADR editor) • Gerry Lentz (re-recording mixer) • Joe Melody (sound supervisor) • Steven Parke (soundtrack artist) • Michael Perfitt (music engineer) • Alicen Catron Schneider (music supervisor) • Shenkar (vocals) • Mark Steele (ADR editor) • Scott Stolz (sound mixer) • Rich Weingart (re-recording mixer) • Burton Weinstein (sound editor) • Wendy and Lisa (score)

See Also: Art DepartmentAssistantsAssistant DirectorsAuthorsCamera OperatorsDirectorsEditorsEffects DepartmentHair and MakeupLocations DepartmentPhotographersProducers • • Stand-InsStunt DepartmentWritersOther Crew MembersReborn CrewGraphic Novel CrewWebisodes CrewEvolutions CrewCountdown CrewCast