Richard Freitas (News Tracks)
Home: New York City, USA
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.