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.
Medium tempo, funky, pulsating track with live guitars, bass and drums. Smooth and hot piece suitable for a variety of film/TV and corporate uses. Elegant funk, underscore, rhythmic, sultry, sexy, flirty, Sounds like Niles Rogers/Bernard Edwards productions of Chic. Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music, Richard Freitas
Super fast, pulsating track with rhythmic piano patterns combined with driving percussion. A very sparse melodic line on top of a fast rhythm makes this an ideal underscore requiring heavy pulse without interfering with the dialog. Sizzling thriller, chase scenes, heist, Oceans 11 - Bam-Bam-Bam! Instrumental, Action, Theme Power Play, 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, Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Stride, Richard Freitas
An uplifting, haunting, peaceful and warm church organ rendition of this classic tune. Played in a style heard at funeral services, wakes and religious services. Traditional, sad, dramatic, emotional and reverent, this track is perfect for scenes depicting both sadness and dark comedic elements. Instrumental, Spiritual, Church music, Richard Freitas
Ragtime solo piano, medium tempo. Fun and nostalgic, well suited for period films, kids' productions, lounge settings, ballroom dance scenes and old footage. Comedy scenes, children ad campaigns, exciting confident, positive, uplifting, documentary, tourism, vibrant, Instrumental, Jazz, Ragtime, Richard Freitas
When you need to draw attention to a big news, election or sports event, look no further. This is an exciting, dramatic and big track with big importance attached to it. Lots of brass and orchestral percussion with a beautiful, sweet string led bridge transitioning back to a big finish. Instrumental, Americana, American Patriotic, Richard Freitas
Beautiful bossa nova with French overtones. Elegant, sophisticated, charming and lush track featuring accordion, acoustic piano and orchestra. Sounds like Henry Mancini's Charade. Great background music for TV and film score. Rich life styles, passion! sophisticated elegant Peter Gunn, Mr. Lucky, Instrumental, Dramatic, Romantic Music, Richard Freitas
Bach lives! A baroque piece featuring solo harpsichord. Perfect for period film and TV shows, background restaurant music. Baroque, 1600s, 1700s, Classical, Bach, Harpsichord, Positive, Confident, Serious, Weddings, Historical Productions, History, Pompous, Big Wigs, Period Documentary. Regal, Instrumental, Classical, Baroque, 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, Edgy Music, 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, Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals, 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
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, Dangerous 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. Vampires, werewolves, haunted house, Friday the 13th, The Mummy, Halloween, slasher, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dangerous 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. Halloween, thriller. Crime music, detective music, cops. Instrumental, Horror, Horror Action Intense, Richard Freitas