Manhattan Composer Michael Keck has a passion for theatre and film, working in numerous genres, including World Music. His compositions abound in theatrical productions around the world, including The Kennedy Center, Mark Taper Forum, Arena Stage, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Barbican Center, and Bristol Old Vic. Michael appears in Film and TV: 43 Days, Seeing Art, Peoples Of America, African Americans of Achievement, and Holidays For Children. Excelling in African, Middle-Eastern and Jewish music, Michael's tracks are always lyrical and memorable.
Michael Keck's song "Aaminah Lady of Peace" is the winner of our Editor's Choice Award for April 2012. This song is gifted with one of the most exotic and masterful female vocal performances we have ever heard, utilizing an unusual warbling vibrato vocal technique.
Michael's love for the theatre, combined with his originality in composing contemporary music with flair, has made him a most popular guy around the world. In addition to the stage productions above, Michael has composed music for the Cincinnati Playhouse, The Alliance, Milwaukee Repertory, Indiana Repertory, Portland Center Stage, and many other American theaters, plus The National Theater of Croatia.
Whether you are producing a documentary, feature-length film, TV commercial, fashion runway, industrial promo, theatre production or art installation, Michael's music will nail it for you. He can conjure up music that is perfect for action thrillers, espionage, romance, a shamanic dance, a bar mitzvah, or a bone-chilling CSI murder episode. Did we forget to mention that "Versatility" is his middle name?
Smoking wailing Harmonica epic chugging metal guitar, solful hammond organ tight brass section and powerful exploding percussion. Excellent for any Southern blues theme long haul highway truckers, Riverboat moonshine gun runners, crime, prison, race cars, travel and food channel, documentary Film, Instrumental, Action, Intense Rock
This Scary Intense Horror frightening music is great for your scary night, Freddy Kruger, Elm Street, Survivor, CSI, dangerous scary as Hell, Discovery Channel Ghost Stories mysterious and exciting thrilling chilling startling doom dark chaotic creepy horrifying TV Film or haunted house production, Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
(APRIL 2012) Winner of our Editor's Choice Award for April 2012, this song is gifted with one of the most beautiful, exotic and masterful female vocal performances we have ever heard, utilizing an unusual warbling vibrato vocal technique that captures the very essence of the genre.Excellent dreamy atmospheric background music for restaurants commercials documentary travel hotels desert scenes or exotic cinematic productions. Tranquil & mellow. Female Vocals, Action, Thriller Ethnic
This Scary Intense Action music is great for International spies scary night Freddy Kruger, Elm Street, Survivor, CSI, dangerous intrigue Discovery Channel Ghost Stories mysterious and exciting thrilling chilling startling doom dark chaotic creepy horrifying TV Film or haunted house productions, Instrumental, Action, Theme Spy
Fun up tempo feel good alternative guitar based indie rock track for high impact action. Great for college themes, sports highlights car chase, high impact moment for television film, technology, comedy commercials, travel and cooking shows, Instrumental, Action, Impending Rock & Metal
Driving, HOT, Powerful and passionate exploding drums for your action adventure project. Big Movie Trailer Drums! Intense & energetic track will make your production pop with excitement. African safari, jungle warfare, extreme sports, Survivor, wild chases, game show tension with time running out! Instrumental, Action, Intense Tribal
A slow march carrying a fallen soldier to the final resting place. Authentic and appropriate for productions requiring a somber and stately drum performance. Useful for Military and international State events in TV Film and documentaries. Instrumental, Drums, Military March Drums
HOT up-tempo Jazz Bass and drums. Evolving improvisational performance, not a loop. Coffee house, Resort club, Travel, Underscore Fast visual sequences, Cocktail lounge, Smooth Jazz Club, restaurant, Resort Bar, Travel, TV underscore narration. Instrumental, Action, Moderate Jazz
Driving, HOT, Powerful and passionate exploding drums for your action adventure project. Big Movie Trailer Drums! Intense & energetic track will make your production pop with excitement. African safari, jungle warfare, extreme sports, Survivor, wild chases, game show tension with time running out! Instrumental, Drums, Techno-Tribal Drums
Ramp up the energy with this hot driving fast paced action track. Features electro beats pounding drums synth & strings, courage, energy & strength. Great news program, TV drama, action, commercial or travel adventure. Clanging swords, metal hits, pulsing, heroic. Urban chaos crime chases evil, Instrumental, Action, Theme Crime
Smoking wailing Harmonica call and response with a Delta Blues guitar and dramatic exploding percussion. Excellent track for an opening and transition for any production with a blues theme. Riverboat gamblers, card games, travel channel, Mississippi Delta, swamp vibe, slide guitar, southern themes. Instrumental, Action, Intense RnB
Tasty Acoustic Bass and drum duo play a jazzy subtle underscore for your Nightclub, resort, travel, Night club cooking shows, narration, fragrances Animation features, webcasts, Video Games, food Chanel, TV, Film, Documentary production. Coffee house jazz and poetry. Yum. Instrumental, Action, Theme Crime
Blazing Hot Action Big drums, deep and driving an adventure action chase thriller Explosive tasty fun for your production needing excitement from a tight percussion section. TV Film Military Film TV computer games hot new car commercial tribal adventure productions. Instrumental, Action, Moderate Tribal
Hot driving percussion with flute accents and accordion. Evocative of eastern European, Mediterranean or Caribbean festivals and celebrations. Great for travel shows and multi ethnic applications. Instrumental, Action, Moderate Tribal
Where powerful women congregate. Chanting with haunting flute and a slow drum pulsating a powerful ritual. Evocative of World adventure, travel, PBS, National Geographic, Documentary TV, web animation, Instrumental, Action, Adventure Gothic
Exciting frantic percussion track for a chases, car commercial, Hot trailer, game, thriller or action battle or fight scene for TV, Film, Documentary or Travel Show or any action sequence your production needing high intensity impact!. Instrumental, Action, Theme Crime