A Thousand Words Makes "Three Days In August" Soundtrack 

"A Thousand Words," written by Denis Loiseau and Nomi Yah, and sung by Ashley Condon, has been placed in the soundtrack for the film THREE DAYS IN AUGUST and will be shown for the first time at the prestigious Montreal World Film Festival.

The Montreal World Film Festival (MWFF) is the only competitive Film Festival in North America recognized by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations)

Montreal World Film Festival screening schedule:


"Summertime Kiss" wins Song of the Year at West Coast Songwriters' Redwood City Chapter Finals 

Great evening last night at Angelica's with awesome cowriter and singer, Mike Lounibos, where we won "Song Of The Year" for our song Summertime Kiss at the West Coast Songwriters' Redwood City chapter's annual song competition playoffs. Wish us luck at the grand finals at the freight and salvage on August 21!

Pete Sommer with Mike Lounibos and 5 others

Congrats to our 2015 Westcoast Songwriter Redwood City Chapter Finalists moving on to the Freight August 21 for the song “Summer Time…

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Stomping Grounds Lyric Video 

Check out the lyric video my co-writer Jeff Wessman posted on YouTube:

Stomping Grounds Publishing Deal 

Stomping Grounds, written by Denis Loiseau and Jeff Wessman, was recently licensed in a non-exclusive agreement to Washington Street Publishing, a Nashville music publishing and entertainment company, whose Nancy Peacock first heard the song at the 2014 West Coast Songwriters conference.

Kind Words From Russ Towne, "A Grateful Man" 

From an amazing, creative, prolific, generous writer and friend. Please check out his work:

California CASA Releases "Every Child's Eyes" Music Video 

WATCH “Every Child’s Eyes,” a music video that tells the story of a young boy in foster care, a friendship, a CASA volunteer, and the gift of a forever home. This heartwarming song was gifted to California CASA Association by Denis Loiseau, an award-winning songwriter and former CalCASA board member who was inspired to write it by a true CASA story, and Irish songwriter collaborator Maurice Byrne. Thank you to our partners on this project: Walter S. Johnson Foundation, Tea Time Entertainment, Twenty…

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Stomping Grounds Performed Live at Esalen 

Here's a video of my performance of "Stomping Grounds," written by me and Jeff Wessman, at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA, last October: I was accompanied by guitarist Steve Meckfessel.  A major shout out to Tom Kowalski who surprised us all today with videos he'd taken of our public performances the last night of the the Songs Of The Heart songwriting seminar we attended, led by John Smith and Julie Baker…

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