Trudee Lunden began singing, songwriting and learning guitar at 10 years old. Today she wears various hats including songwriter, lyricist, vocalist, acoustic guitarist, music publisher and executive producer. Holding a Bachelor of Arts in Music with minors in English and Business from the University of Redlands in California, Trudee’s collaborated with a multitude of industry experts and has been an active member of numerous organizations including the National Academy of Songwriters, Los Angeles Songwriters Showcase, Nashville Songwriters International Association, Songsalive, Songwriters Vantage, SongNet, Los Angeles Songwriters Co-op, SongTown USA, Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society, Second Story Blues Alliance and Dramatists Guild of America.
Her diverse catalog has been featured in TV/Film and worldwide digital releases as well as co-written &/or recorded by notable performers such as John Jorgenson (world-class guitarist for Elton John and US Ambassador of Gypsy Jazz), Josie Aiello (Quincy Jones’ Qwest artist), Teresa James (Blues/L.A. session singer), Briana Nadeau (soulful L.A. session singer), Jody Whitesides (award-winning Just Plain Folks artist), Eddie Cunningham (award-winning Country Music artist), Brian Brazil (Blues Hall of Fame Harmonica Master) plus numerous others. She’s worked in various recording studios with many distinguished producers including Edward Tree (touring guitarist for Spencer Davis) and Gary Mallaber (drummer for Steve Miller Band).
As a BMI songwriter/publisher, Trudee’s songs and recordings encompass varied genres of Pop, Rock, Country, Dance, Blues, Folk, Adult Contemporary Ballads, R&B and more. Record industry A&R executives have said her theme songs are suitable for commercial jingles. She's skilled as a lyrical, slogan or tag line copywriter for marketing and advertising creative briefs, and also as "top line" lyricist writing words &/or melodies for music tracks or Musical Theatre. The self-proclaimed nickname “Green Music Lady” reflects her dynamic passion for writing songs and social media messages about 21st Century environmental, social and economic issues.
Trudee’s won accolades from Billboard Magazine for “I Knew There Was A Song” and from Travel Weekly Magazine for “Caribbean Cruise”. Her composition “Good Friends” was featured in the documentary “Unconditional Love: The AIDS Heartline Story” and also in a Pets-For-Vets story video. She co-wrote the "Revitalize-U" radio theme with composer David Steele. Song "(Let's Get) Wired" was featured in the 2012 film trailer for "Goats" with X-Files' David Duchovny. She's also had songs licensed on Lifetime TV episodes of "Dance Moms".
On a side note, Trudee enjoys extensive travel and has lived like a gypsy calling various places home: New York, California, Florida, Tennessee and now Pennsylvania. Hailing from Queens (Rego Park) she's a city girl with a country heart. A poetic troubadour, her artistic sensibilities are rooted in cultural curiosity, sustainable living, and mindful marketing trends. For inquiries or comments contact: trudee [dot] lunden [at] gmail [dot] com.