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 fun Pink Panther soundalike. Swing triangle anchors an orchestration with pizzicato strings, vibes and rhythm section. Kids comedy, spying, sneaking around. The bridge is a full out swing section. Ad video commercial rom-com. Sneaky, tip toe, swing, jazz, triangle. Monk, Millionaire Matchmaker. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Pink Panther, Richard Freitas
Swinging, uptempo stride solo piano. Fun and energetic, well suited for period films, kids' productions, lounge settings, ballroom dance scenes and old footage. Comedy scenes, children ad campaigns, exciting confident, positive, uplifting, cruising the highway, documentary, tourism, vibrant tappin, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Fats Waller, Richard Freitas
A slow country piano blues in the style of Floyd Cramer with his classic 1950s piano licks. Piano is supported by rhythm section and strings. Slow and catchy. Bluesy, country, piano, Floyd Cramer, slow, sexy, bar scenes, club scenes, jukebox, flirtatious, dating music, baby boomer ad campaigns, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Floyd Kramer, Richard Freitas
Uptempo rock track featuring guitars and organ leads. Hot, driving and fun, with a catchy melody, this track works well for extreme sports, corporate presentations and lively montages. Rock, melodic rock, uptempo, guitars, organ, driving, fast cars, cruising music, skateboarding, surfing, hot night, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Hughie Lewis, Richard Freitas
Hot Latin piano over a driving rhythm section of drums, Latin percussion and bass. A cross between salsa and samba, this track is guaranteed to make the listeners swivel their hips and move their feet. Sexy, flirtatious, sensuous, late night dancing, Latin clubs and driving down the highway music. Instrumental, Soundalikes, Tito Puente, Richard Freitas
If this doesn't make your blood turn to ice, see your doctor! Sinister, brooding, evil, foreboding track that puts you in a nightmare moving in slow motion. Horror, Evil, Foreboding, Sinister, Brooding, Nightmare, Suspense, Scary, Cold, Dark, Eerie, Icy, Goosebumps, Skin Crawl, Creepy, Jaws, Instrumental, Soundalikes, Jaws, Richard Freitas
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