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.
Solo piano blues tune. Slow, sensuous, sexy, sophisticated & cool. Big city 1940s speakeasy, gambling, Al Capone dinner music, hotel floor show, high class strip joint, mobster audience. Edgy, mischievous, fishnet stockings, romcom, dark humor, back alley mafia steps up for a fun night out! Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music, Richard Freitas
What would happen if Schwarzenegger's Predator met Jaws? Take a listen and hear how the two monsters come together in this eerie, dark, sinister and brooding track. Going between low and mysterious sections to frantic peaks of high energy, you'll experience fright, suspense, terror and goosebumps. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music, Richard Freitas
A Hitchcock influenced orchestral track. Impending doom, a chase in the middle and a very creepy ending that will make your skin crawl. Dangerous, ominous, suspenseful and menacing, Halloween, 24, Terminator, Predator, eerie, fright, fear, trepidation, dismay, perturbed, thriller, Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music, Richard Freitas
Eerie, dark, sinister and brooding track. If you're doing a cemetery scene at midnight, this is the track you need. Mysterious, disturbing, uncomfortable, vampires, werewolves, haunted house, Friday the 13th, The Mummy, fright Halloween Freddy Kruger nightmares bad dreams scared senseless crime, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music, Richard Freitas
Pulsating, atmosphere track with impending doom. Odd percussion anchors a bed of synth pads with weaving, sparse melody lines interspersed. A harder hitting rock section comes in and out to spice up the tension. Suspenseful, scary, tense, spooky, horror, frightening, fear, nerves on edge, foreboding, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music, Richard Freitas
Fast paced action adventure track with lots of hard hitting percussion, drums, bass and orchestra. Suspenseful and tense, great for high energy chase scenes or action montages. Chase, Energetic, Adventure, Action, Suspense, Thriller, Crime, Tension, Suspense, Percussion, Drums, Hits, Exhausting,, Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music, Richard Freitas
Alfred Hitchcock type TV theme from the 1960s. Playful suspense with a twinkle in the eye. Humorous and whimsical, this fully orchestrated track will delight listening audiences in a variety of productions. Mystery, suspense, sneaky, playful, sound a like, minor key, campy fun, quirky lurking, Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music, Richard Freitas
Ever wonder what it was like in the mind of a serial killer? Take a listen to this track to find out. Dark, sinister, menacing and ominous, this music will keep the audience at the edge of their seats. A Halloween classic. Vampires, werewolves, haunted house, Friday the 13th, The Mummy, fright, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music, Richard Freitas
If you have a scene exploring a haunted sunken ship or crawling through a graveyard in the middle of the night, this track is for you. Eerie, foreboding, creepy and ominous with strings, pads, sound design elements. Halloween, Vampires, werewolves, haunted house, Friday the 13th, The Mummy slasher, Instrumental, Dangerous, Edgy Music, Richard Freitas
An ominous, pulsating track with lo fi drums under a distant ambient piano and strings. It's a disaster about to happen either in a chase through the swamp or in a dark alley. Evil, dark, brooding and frightening. Jack Bauer at his best. Crime music, detective music, horror music, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music, 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. Halloween, Horror, Evil, Foreboding, Scary, Brooding Nightmare, Suspense, Cold, Dark, Eerie, Icy, Goosebumps, Skin Crawl, Creepy, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous Music, Richard Freitas
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