The talented, in-demand Composer Richard Freitas for years split his time between Connecticut and NYC, and wrote over 1,200 pieces of music broadcast in some 60 countries. He garnered three Emmy nominations, two Grammy nominations, and seven International Telly Awards, plus his music was recently featured on Burn Notice and Season 4 of Mad Men. Richard has written, arranged, and produced music for CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, MTV, AMC, TNT, HBO, Disney, Sony, and many more, plus promos for Ugly Betty, Grey's Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, 20/20, General Hospital, and Jimmy Kimmel.
Richard Freitas's music has been heard on Burn Notice, How I Met Your Mother, American Idol, Let's Make a Deal, Mad Men, The Defenders, Saturday Night Live, America's Got Talent, The Closer, Better Off Ted, House, So You Think You Can Dance, Royal Pains, 90210, Sesame Street, Mr. Rogers, Square OneTV, Rosie O’Donnell, Passions, American Pickers, and The X-Files. It also has been featured in commercials for Master Card Priceless, Mars Candy Bars, Jenny Craig, Avon, Old Navy, Verizon, Subway, Dairy Queen, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, Toys R Us, Mattel, and in video games such as BioShock 2 for X Box 360 and Play Station 3.
Richard shared his fantastic, storied musical career with his wife, Gerri Brioso (Producer, Director and Composer), and a big, fuzzy, goofy, sweetheart of a dog named Tootsie.
A warm, breathy, sexy female vocal surrounded by a beautiful, lush and sophisticated orchestration with strings and solo trumpet. Gorgeous production perfect for love scenes, slow dance scenes, secret affairs and affairs of the heart. Soulful, erotic, sexually arousing, Valentine's Day, Female Vocals, Dramatic, Romantic Music, Richard Freitas
A lilting, gleeful, carefree, song reminding everyone to be optimistic. A swinging jazz trio makes it “cool” to be happy! You can’t help grinning and slipping into a lighthearted mood and, maybe even tapping your toes as you listen! Female vocal with kids. Mixed Vocals, Dramatic, Tender music, Richard Freitas
An innocent, sweet song that begins in great doubt and ends delightfully in accomplishment! The full orchestration of this wistful waltz builds as the story of success unfolds. This song is great metaphor for overcoming disappointment. Female vocal. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Tender music, Richard Freitas
Bubble gum meets pop rock in this song that puts silly rhymes to a rhythm to make you grin with delight! A mixture of kids voices chanting rhymes complimenting the female vocal is a sure fit for any use geared toward kids or the young at heart. Fun, humorous, goofy, enjoyable, entertaining, light. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Whimsical Music, Richard Freitas
In this fun filled Foxtrot we learn that if you teach a big bad wolf to dance, he becomes putty in your hands... it’s the ultimate anti-bullying song! A swinging piano interlude segues into a “Hidey-Hidey-Ho,” big Broadway finish. Catchy, happy, friendly, humorous, goofy, entertaining. Female Vocals, Dramatic, Whimsical Music, Richard Freitas
Self pride, joy and happiness shine through in this sweet innocent song of a little girl mastering the art of dance. Instrumental interludes in a semi classical style come together in this beautiful song that tugs at the heart stings of the audience. Gorgeous alluring dreamy innocent and sweet. Female Vocals, Childrens, Childrens English, Richard Freitas
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