British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His catalog of over 1,400 tracks includes Corporate, Christmas, quirky Kids music, Dramatic cues, regal Renaissance, and exotic World Beat tracks -- often used in documentaries, TV/Radio commercials, jingles, and stage productions. Alec’s compositions enjoy a wide range of major clients, including USA National Cable TV, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1 Television, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, National TV ads in UK, and many other clients worldwide.
Alec Makinson is a genius in the variety and high quality range of music offered in his large catalog we offer on our site. He relishes the challenge of composing in a wide range of musical genres, and has created music that would fit nicely and enhance greatly just about any production under the sun.
Uptempo, patriotic marching band or carnival version of the American traditional classic. Features military snares, bass drum, cymbals, piccolo, flutes, trumpet, trombone, tuba & glockenspiel. Great for Americana historic or new. Main mix, Lighter mix & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Americana, Americana
Quirky, simplistic version of 'The Star Spangled Banner', the USA's national anthem, played on two banjos. Witty and whimsical, suggesting a laid-back easy life of the backwoods or more rural states of America. Ideal for tongue-in-cheek, comedy, TV, multimedia and radio and television commercials. Instrumental, National Anthem, US National Anthem
Well known folk hymn dating from the early 1800's, originally called 'Oh Brothers', it was used around the time of the American Civil War. It has become a well used patriotic American tune, also known as 'The Battle Hymn Of The Republic'. This version is an up-tempo & patriotic Marching Band. Instrumental, Americana, American Patriotic
Conjours up emotions of driving along an American Highway in an open top car. Breezy, ambitious, laid-back, forward-pushing. Flavours of the West Coast of America. Featuring acoustic guitars, slide guitar, keyboards & light percussion. Great for Documentary, Travelogue, Outdoors, Gardening & Travel, Instrumental, Dramatic, Patriotic Music
Old cowboy Wild West style saloon bar piano. Jolly and sing-a-long style. Great for creative character ads, comedy, history or duocumentary. Features pub style tack piano. 30sec commercial, Instrumental, Americana, American Patriotic
Straight out of the Wild West, after the gun fight the lonely cowboy rides out of town. Sad, slow, mournful, reflective and with a heavy heart. Features London Male Voice Choir, strummed acoustic guitar, harmonica, cinematic strings and lonely trumpet. Main mix, 60sec & 30sec, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Uplifting, jolly & lively Irish style reel. Full of the flavour of the Shamrock Isle and good craic! Features authentic instruments - acoustic guitar, Accordion, Concertina, Tin Whistle & Fiddle. PERFECT FOR ST PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONS, Travelogues, History & documentary. 60,40 & 30sec versions, Instrumental, Americana, Americana
Easy going, foot-tappin' mid-tempo American deep south rolling theme. Laid back, slightly whimsical banjo style band featuring fiddle, blow bottle, banjo & mandolin. Perfect for travelogue to comedy. Main mix, 30sec and 2 x 17sec loops. Instrumental, Americana, Americana