Red Pants Music is headed by Danny Weinkauf, a GRAMMY winning, New York based composer whose work in the field of film and television music includes writing and producing for shows such as “Malcolm in the Middle” (Fox), “Sex and the City” (HBO), “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” (Bravo), “Resident Life”, “Jon and Kate + 8″ (TLC), ABC + CBS Sports, ESPN, History Channel, MTV, Travel Net, Food Net, National Geographic, Direct TV, Disney, The Ellen DeGeneres show, and others.
Red Pants Music has provided advertising tracks for Mercedes Benz, Saturn, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, RadioShack, Burger King, All Detergent, Barnes and Noble, Tauck, Big Brothers and sisters, Teddy Ruxpin, Ikea, Kohl’s, Elmer’s, Merck, and more…
In addition to his composition work, Danny records and tours with the multi GRAMMY winning/platinum selling band “They Might Be Giants”. During his 13 yrs. with the band, he has recorded several albums and performed extensively throughout America, Europe, and Australia. TV appearances include late night shows with Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon, Craig Kilborn, Craig Ferguson, and Jon Stewart, as well as, MTV, VH1, Blues Clues, and The Disney Channel.
Danny has worked with other groups including GRAMMY nominated band “Fountains of Wayne”, Academy Award nominated singer Mike Viola, David Mead, Lincoln, Mono Puff, and Stephen Fretwell.