Currently based in Delaware, Composer Mike McAnally approaches music from an inner perspective based on the pure dynamics of reflecting emotions on the human condition. His unique concepts cover Jazz, Fusion, Swing, Classical, and Blues genres. Mike has worked as a Sideman, Leader, Studio Producer, and Music Educator, and his current focus is on composing. His music has been featured in the documentary "Evesham Twp. NJ, An Historical Portrait," the PBS show "Sit and Be Fit," and projects for Dementia Whisperers -- a medical company based in California.
Mike McAnally's credits include: 1979- "The Village" (guitar composition) Live performances by the Philadelphia Jazz Ensemble. 1987- "The Candle of Life" Synth piece for University of the Arts-Film & Animation Dept., Philadelphia, PA. 1993- Coppellia Music, Paris France. 1994- US Cattleman's Assoc. Museum Little Rock, Arkansas (extensive guitar work for Producer Tony Luisi). 1995- Tobeat Records Philadelphia, PA. 1997- "Evesham NJ an Historical Portrait" Documentary. 2000- Classic guitar tracks for Muzak, Seattle, WA. 2007- "Song for Coltrane" PBS show "Sit and be Fit." 2008- "Terry's Song" Theme for Dementia Whisperers, which is also archived with FilmQuest Entertainment, Hollywood, CA.
Short piece for animation or similar project utilizing strings and a oblique theme giving this arrangement overtones of rich & sonorous lush string section with simple counterpoint and nice harmony almost a pastoral sound but more like Sci-Fi theme. Originally used for student animation project. Instrumental, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
Haunting Oboe melody with guitar comp along with lush phasing strings with flute counter shifting through emotions within MOODS reflecting the flute melody takes charge and with the finale coming together to enforce the main motive' This Theme good for Dramatic scenes TV Movie or other like projects, Instrumental, Dramatic, Contemplative Music
Old Analog archived and remixed. Original theme project for Sci-Fi using Moog Opus 3 Bass & drum machine (experimental) This Soft Mellow Theme is opposed by the drum track which is syncopated to give a sense of a Bill Bruford drum style while comping for the theme. End of Days followed by a sad calm, Instrumental, Dramatic, Calm Mellow Music
Ensemble with nice classical guitar and oboe. Elegant, ambient music perfect for new romance, roadside inn in Europe or Spain. Euro honeymoon, making love, midnight walk on the beach under the moon and stars. Tender, innocent, sweet, Delicate, relaxing and filled with compassion. Good Background mus, Instrumental, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
Quiet piano with guitar flute, oboe accentuations on melody. Interlude Jazz Improv has a Bohemian feel with guitar & congas. Impressionistic Jazz style but classical fits too! Written while visiting Paris. Warm romantic playful dramatic adventurous. New love, strolling the Seine, sidewalk cafe. Instrumental, Dramatic, Ethereal Music