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 Delbert-ish :20 track minus the vocals. Funky horns, keys, guitar, drums and bass create a fun upeat vibe. Great for an Open, cooking, restaurants, night-life, home improvement, sitcom theme, travel. Instrumental, RnB Music, Groove
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 Music, Smooth Jazz
Screams, mutterings, church bells, gongs all combine in a scary, dark, soundtrack. Great for kids, horror, thriller or any project that might be benefited by bone chilling screams of torture. Horror & Halloween Sound Effects, Scary voices
Diabolical recitation concerning what happens in the graveyard. Ethereal background sci fi sounds. Ghoulish at the end. Great for kids Halloween show, horror. over the top. Mixed Vocals, Horror Music, Horror Funeral and Death music
A dark, demented track opens with creaking door, eerie piano and backwords vocals. Builds to chilling climax. Great spooky, hair-raising music for TV Film Commercial Horror Flick Halloween Haunted House, evil child, demon seed, nightmare, Stephen King. Distortion galore, pull up the covers & hide! Instrumental, Horror Music, Haunted Children & Nursery Rhymes
An ethereal, dark, haunting track with undefinable vocals sung by a young voice, a very eerie melody. Track starts with swish stinger. Excellent for dark Halloween film or horror or campy thriller. Female Vocals, Horror Music, Haunted Children & Nursery Rhymes
A fun, quirky, upbeat, hip hop ish, contemporary instrumental featuring accordion with electronic elements and funky drum loops. Great for quirky ad or show open/promo. Instrumental, Hip Hop Music, Hip Hop Instrumental
Haunted, tortured, voices wail together a demented lullaby, accompanied by wandering, eerie piano and low rumbling sfx. Great for kids scary scene, horror film, haunted house, or just an unusual accompaniment to a romantic dinner. Horror & Halloween Sound Effects, Halloween horror
A dark, dramatic, tension track that begins with ominous pads. Strings enter along with huge drums followed by attacking cellos. The piece builds in intensity as it trades back and forth between the cellos and strings. Great for tension scene, dangerous situation or escape/chase scene. Also trailer. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Edgy Music
Traditional Christmas piece done in light jazz, swing style with classical guitar version and an electric version as well. Walking bass and jazz drum kit back up the guitars. The 3rd verse features the uprite bass with no melody and the 4th verse features a nice guitar improvisation over the melody. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Acoustic
A solo classical guitar version of the traditional Christmas carol Silent Night. Very moody and atmospheric. Sounds like having a cocktail on Christmas Eve very late at night after everyone's asleep. Sort of lonely sounding. Would work well under a "going home for Christmas" scene. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Acoustic
A Christmas classic this traditional piece starts with jingle bells. A 3 part classical guitar arrangement enters and builds slowly, ending, again with sleigh bells. Great for holiday scene or ad needing to evoke the Christmas season. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Acoustic
A Traditional english Christmas carol performed on classical guitar and mandolin. The piece starts with sleigh bells ringing and guitar and mandolin join in. The track is medium slow and warm and heartfelt. It conjures images of a horse-drawn sleigh on a snowy, close to Christmas, night. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Acoustic
We Three Kings done as a piano solo, slow and expressive, evoking a somewhat sad and somber vibe that turns positive during the chorus. Atmospheric traditional christmas song. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Acoustic
The sun comes up over a distant ridge as a unit waits to begin their assault. A very dramatic and emotional orchestral track that begins with soft strings and low tympani and gradually builds as brass and woodwinds enter. Positive climax and then drops down to lonely ending. Trailer, credit bed. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Heartwarming Music