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 shuffle blues guitar, with sultry vocal moans and wailing harmonica. Excellent track for any production with a blues theme. Think Mississippi, traveling on the Delta, southern landscapes, back roads, Alabama Bar B Q Cookout, Georgia red clay, soul food. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Heartwarming Music
Here’s my arrangement of Charlotte Blake’s 1909 piano rag. Terrific as opener, closer and transition for your 19th century theme Travel Shows, TV, Film, Commercial or Documentary production. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Whimsical Music
Beautiful ambient, Whimsical dark and playful. Repetitive mallets and piano with lyrical cello melody. Drum and pizzicato bass accent with a shimmer of Bells and cymbal. Something different for your tech, sci fi and electronic productions. Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Scary Intense Horror frightening music great for your scary night, Freddy Kruger, Elm Street, Survivor, CSI, dangerous trekking or running for your life scary as Hell, mysterious and exciting thrilling chilling startling doom dark chaotic creepy horrifying TV Film or haunted house graveyard. Evil! Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Dark Music
Beautiful ethereal, with a sense of wonder featuring the gentle magic of Temple flute, delicate koto & temple bell. Mystical relaxed tabla rhythm with big gong. Asian cultural travel documentary, China Eastern Air, meditation spa Yoga. Film, restaurant, commercial, cooking show, travel agency promo, Instrumental, New Age Music, Ethnic Fusion
These sweet gentle breezes and soft melodic chimes and bells create the perfect calm and sense of peace. Great for spas, health clubs meditation massage and Rieki. Also a terrific track for travel shows, films, commercials and documentaries, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Calm Mellow Music
Smoking HOT high energy dance track with souful female vocal riffs and hypnotic bassline & throbbing beat that screams and moan "You Can Handle It” Authentic 70's retro Disco groove, Ideal for turning up passion on the dance floor, workouts. perfect for fashion runway or nightlife and club scenes. Instrumental, Dance Music, Classic Disco
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 Music, Action Thriller Ethnic
Stately elegant male chanting to the Greek God Zeus with deep drum accents and drones. A compelling addition to your travel documentary, Dramatic TV, Film or commercial production. Stifling heat, bedouin nomads, sand, camels, pyramids, exotic Middle East vibe. Trailer or closing credits for intrigue, Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Dark Music
A HOT Brass section blasts into a smooth med-tempo acoustic jazz bass and drum vibe. An evolving tasty swinging groove will spice up your Action TV, Film or Auto commercial production. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Smooth Music
This evocative and beautiful female singing and chanting to rhythmic percussion is perfect for anasheed productions. Excellent dreamy gulf ocean or river atmospheric background music for restaurants commercials documentary, travel, hotels or exotic cinematic productions, Female Vocals, Middle East Music, Anasheed Contemporary
Dark, brooding and shimmering for an ominous vibe and you know trouble is on the way. Mysterious and nightmarish musical texture with ominous. Great for video games, Horror and Fantasy movies or psychological Thrillers. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Dark Music
An uplifting, haunting, peaceful and warm solo violin rendition of this classic tune. Traditional, sad, dramatic, emotional and reverent, this track is perfect for productions depicting both sadness and uplifting elements. Instrumental, Spiritual Music, Christian Hymns
Soft rhythmic Triangle builds into a lively piano, percussion and bass. Jazzy and whimsical, this track is suitable for opens and transitions for your TV, Film, Commercial and Documentary projects. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Whimsical Music
A beautiful alto flute melody with Glockenspiel and strings. Quiet, serene, evocative of a skyline or beautiful vista at sunset. Perfect transition piece or accent for your TV, Film, or fragrances style fashion Commercial production. Instrumental, New Age Music, Meditation
Sweetness with an edge, evocative vocals of the end of the day under a warm breeze watching the sun rise or sunset. Dark haunting score, dramatic mystery, builds tension. Secretive somber exotic dreamy. TV, Film, Action Thriller, or commercial. Haunting, erotic flute, chimes, Piz bass & percussion, Female Vocals, Middle East Music, Middle-Eastern World Fusion
Smoking HOT high energy dance track with powerful synth riffs, hypnotic wobble bassline & throbbing beat that screams "Dance All Night Long” Ideal for turning up passion on the dance floor or hot n' sweaty workouts. Authentic pop groove, upbeat perfect for fashion and club scenes, corporate branding, Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Dance House Music
Smooth and Sexy urban med-tempo repetitive groove, with vocal beat box rhythm and female moaning vocal riff. Excellent underscoring for urban party scene, soap opera, film background, or under commercial narration. Instrumental, RnB Music, Contemporary RnB
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, Indie Rock Music, Alternative Rock
Hot up-tempo jamming jazz drum kit performance with varying patterns, not a loop but a sustained tasty swinging groove for your Cocktail lounge, Smooth Jazz Club restaurant, Resort Bar, Travel, underscore narration. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Bebop
Delightful and Upbeat this lively track explores the whimsical melody from the Jack In The Box toy. perfect for Children ad campaigns, joyful festive kids car music kids internet programs vacation trips car rides children's ad campaigns cartoons radio spots kids Website productions TV and Film, Instrumental, Childrens Music, Music Boxes
The Siren calls sweetly in this dramatic track. For exotic places, seafaring adventures, mythology, human rituals. Haunting flutes, Mysterious female chanting and drone with Tympani accents for suspense wonder & an edgy danger. TV, Film, Documentary Commercial, Middle East flair, Archeology, Female Vocals, New Age Music, Meditation
A beautiful lyrical Waltz crafted with small ensemble. Violin, accordion and vibraphone, piano, guitar, drums and acoustic bass. Perfect when your production needs a lighter arrangement and waltz suitable for TV, Film, and Commercials. Rich lifestyles, family dinner or party in the manor, charming, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Heartwarming Music
Waiting, expectation, apprehension building to suspension. This track serves up tension with warmth and sweetness. TV Film, Documentary, Humanitarian relief and disaster aid. Instrumental, Dangerous Music, Edgy Music
Beautiful, somber, lyrical the children chant accompanied by solo violin. Evocative of Eastern Europe and beyond, this elegant composition is ready for opening or transition. TV, Film, and Documentary. Boys Choir, Children's Academy. Inspirational, innocent, heavenly, tender and touching, Religious, Mixed Vocals, Dramatic Music, Ethereal Music
Smoking HOT high energy dance track with souful female vocal riffs and hypnotic bassline & throbbing beat that screams and moan "You Can Handle It” Authentic 70's retro Disco groove, Ideal for turning up passion on the dance floor, workouts. perfect for fashion runway or nightlife and club scenes. Instrumental, RnB Music, Funk
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 Music, Action Impending Rock and Metal
This Creepy Intense Horror frightening music is great for horror movies, Freddy Kruger, Elm Street, Survivor, CSI, dangerous trekking running for your life scary as Hell, mysterious exciting thrilling chilling startling doom dark chaotic spooky horrifying TV Film or haunted house paranormal dangerou, Instrumental, Horror Music, Horror Ambient Soundscapes
You can dream yourself away to paradise with this Soft sweet, magical and melodic. This track consisting of mandolin and flute melodies with percussion is evocative of Eastern Europe, Southern Italy or Greece. Great addition to your travel show, commercial, TV or Film production, Instrumental, New Age Music, Contemporary Instrumental
Looking for a track with some attitude? This one is built on four bar patterns, which you can loop to fit your production. Drums and Synth beats, blobs and noodles add tasty attitude to TV and film soundtracks, auto, tech flash animation commercials, fashion, fragrances, web and melodic pop feel, Instrumental, Dance Music, House music
Meditative sensitive beautiful and haunting track, for nomadic journey, sad scenes in a marriage or natural landscapes, global destruction, natural disasters, lost, & lonely. TV Film Documentary vast world sorrow loneliness, travelogue, national geographic, History Discovery channels and commercials, Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Sad Music
Quiet, serene, evocative of a skyline or beautiful vista at sunset. Delicate Glockenspiel motif with a beautiful alto flute melody with strings accompanying. Perfect transition piece or accent for yourTV Film Documentary or commercial production. Instrumental, Dramatic Music, Calm Mellow Music
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 Music, Action Intense Tribal
Hot and Sassy uptempo Blues shuffle, piano, guitar, sax, trombone, bass, drums. Tasty opening or transition for TV restaurant commercials, Food Shows, Bars, cookouts, Travelogue productions with a blues theme. Instrumental, Blues Music, Honky Tonk Blues
Beautiful ethereal, with a sense of wonder featuring the gentle magic of Temple flute, delicate koto & temple bell. Mystical relaxed tabla rhythm with big gong. Asian cultural travel documentary, China Eastern Air, meditation spa Yoga. Film, restaurant, commercial, cooking show, travel agency promo, Instrumental, Chinese Music, Chinese Dramatic | Ethereal