September 26, 2019 @ 4:10 pm
Production Music Usage for Sports – Everything You Need to Know
Richard Friedman, a Los Angeles based composer, has scored music for production libraries, as well as for feature films, movie trailers, television series and commercials. His experience as a session keyboard player/arranger and his academic training (earning a PhD in music) laid the groundwork to master many diverse musical genres.
His work includes scoring the Warner Bros. film, A Dog of Flanders; Sony Pictures' Ticking Clock; DreamWorks Interactive and Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair; New Line Cinema's Uncle P; Emmy -Nominated PBS miniseries Walking the Bible, among many other projects.
In the last two decades, Friedman has built a catalog of one thousand plus music production music tracks with many publishing libraries such as Universal; Firstcom, Killer Tracks, BMG; Immediate Music, X-Ray Dog, Select Tracks, APM; MLB, Sony EMI , Extreme Music, Manhattan Music, Megatrax, among many other boutique labels.
Sports music has gained in prestige and visibility in recent years and Friedman has been called upon to produce many dramatic orchestral tracks for sporting events such as PGA /Masters Golf Tournaments, NFL/SuperBowls, the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and the last decade of CBS Sports events to name several.