Fritz Heede is a Los Angeles based film maker/music composer/producer who weaves eastern and western influences into dramatic and evocative works.
Fritz has created music for feature films and television specials like NBC’s Emmy winning “Mystery of the Sphinx” where he worked with Charlton Heston. This launched his Egyptian period that lead him to go to Giza and record in the King’s Chamber of the Great Pyramid…
…and the SyFy Event “Aliens On The Moon”.
He is an accomplished guitarist trained in Flamenco style. He is competent with the Indian Sitar and the Turkish Saz and has skills with exotic hand drum percussion. Though he works mainly with piano and electronic keyboards, he prefers to incorporate acoustic instruments in his music for their organic articulations.
He co-created the surreal art DVDs “Illuminated Manuscripts” and “Ritual Path” which features Jon Anderson of YES, as well as Lithuanian-American singer-songwriter Nijole Sparkis, for whom Fritz produced the world-pop CD “Parallel Universe”.
Fritz has been co-writing with Jon Anderson and produced a lush innovative album, “Dream Dancing”, that is now being expanded.
An expert in Middle-Eastern music Fritz created a series of albums of exotic dance music for dancer Dolphina. Goddess Dances.He has collaborated with other fine artists like ANJANI, Julian Lennon and Nijole Sparkis.