Kevin Packard has been a staff composer for a prominent East Coast Music House where, for eight years, he scored national spots as well as composed for branding campaigns for TLC, Discovery Health, and Nat Geo. As a Composer In Residence at Connecticut College, he scored many productions for Dance undergraduates as well as received numerous commissions from visiting guest artists. His compositional credits include, Arby's, Ford, USA Today, Lexus, Discovery, Nat Geo Channel, TLC, The Treasury Dept, UTZ, Intercontinental Hotels and the National Parks Service, among many others.
Kevin Packard's writing style spans heartfelt acoustic music to driving electronica, and dramatic orchestral to quirky Penguin Cafe-ish. Kevin's compositions have won numerous awards. He now lives happily in Colorado, where he works out of his studio, creating music perfect for TV, Film, corporate branding and multiple new media projects. He is currently set to release "Facing Southeast," a collection of instrumental collaborations with bassist Bruce Swanson.
Kevin has won two Washington DC Peer Awards, for Discovery Wings, and National Geographic Channel-Culture Shock, a National Telly, a Telly and an award for best PSA for Special Olympics. His work also includes the Trading Spaces Theme for TLC, and the Rebranding/Station ID for Discovery Health Channel and TLC.
A Big Band, Gene Krupa swing style. Lots of wild toms, saxes, trumpets & trombones. High energy, fun for families, children, retro TV, film, 50s documentaries. High energy dance scenes, sock hop, high school, teens tweens romantic comedy. Jive, wild fun, party, Jitterbug, Harlem, speakeasy. Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Big Band
Djangoish one minute acoustic swing instrumental. Acoustic guitar, accordion and dobro share the leads to create an upbeat, happy, fun, quirky vibe. Excellent for ad, vacation, happy feet shoes, health/energy bars, jeans, Levis or southern cooking show, home improvement, waterworld, theme park, Instrumental, Jazz, Folk Jazz
A lush, sophisticated, Ellingtonish, instrumental ballad featuring a full brass section. piano, bass, and drums playing a beautiful romantic melody. Great for a period piece or when needing background ballad for party/anniversary/wedding scene, romance. Instrumental, Jazz, Orchestral Jazz
Laid back :30 latin-infused smooth jazz instrumental. Lazy sax melody evokes images of driving through the hills on a summer day with the top down. Great for luxury car ad, Oil Of Olay, skin care, hair/beauty products, intimate dining, luxury, touring, diamonds, jewelry. Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz