The talented and much-in-demand composer Richard Freitas splits his time between Connecticut and NYC, and he has written over 1200 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 lives in Connecticut and shares his musical career with his wife, producer/director/composer Gerri Brioso, and a big, fuzzy, goofy, sweetheart of a dog named Tootsie.
An uptempo bluesy track featuring hot picking guitars, organ and rhythm section. Driving, pulsating and fun, this is a great track for fast moving montages, chase scenes, comedy scenes. Lively, sexy, cruising music, car music, club scenes, radio, jukebox, Nashville funky. Smokey and the Bandit, Instrumental, Country Music, Country Two-Step, 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 Music, Church music, 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 Music, American Patriotic 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 Music, Ragtime, 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 Music, 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 Music, Baroque Period, 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 Music, 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 Music, Childrens Instrumentals, Richard Freitas
A sultry, sexy, sensuous tango featuring 2 accordions and orchestra. Steamy and hot, this elegant, romantic and provocative track will heat up any production. Sizzling, sensuous, accordion, heat, dance, Argentina, Buenos Aires, beautiful, alluring, emotional, elegant, romantic, dance of love, Instrumental, Latin Music, Tango, 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 Music, 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 Music, 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 Music, 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 Music, Horror Action Intense Music, Richard Freitas