A LITTLE MORE ABOUT DAVID
More than just a Film and TV composer, David is also a world-class and award-winning keyboard player, multi-instrument musician, artist, songwriter, synthesist, sound designer, and producer.
From Funk to Latin, straight-ahead Jazz to Bebop, Classical to Rock and Pop, Smooth Jazz to Fusion, Chamber music to Orchestral, Film, and TV scoring to Jingles (over 200!), and Commercial music, David has touched an astonishing number of musical bases in his career and continues to grow as a composer and musician.
David started playing the organ, piano, and synthesizer at two years old and performed concerts around the world at age seven, and released his first record at 16. He grew up in New England and comes from an accomplished musical family.
His grandfather was a guitar player for Gene Autry's Cowboy Band and an artist in his own right. David's father was an award-winning keyboardist and former pioneer at ARP, CAT, and Kurzweil synthesizers.
David's career has led him around the world working in diverse musical genres with many of the world's leading artists, producers, and performers as keyboardists, synthesists, programmer, and sound designer.
David attended the world-renowned Berklee College of Music under the Chick Corea Jazz Masters Scholarship where he studied Film Scoring and Music Synthesis. He also studied at MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus on innovation. He has lectured and given masterclasses on music composition, film scoring, advertising music/jingles, sound design, and synthesizer programming at universities, colleges, various schools, and industry forums. David is also known as a technologist and entrepreneur.
Whether a motion picture, documentary, tv show, video game, radio drama, jingle - advertising music, cinematic sound design, and synthesizer/sample programming and patches, the chances are good that you've had at least a passing acquaintance with the work of David Frederick.