Bio

Kelly Pratt is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger. From 2006–12, he was a full-time member of indie-pop outfit Beirut, contributing arrangements, brass/woodwinds, and vocals. He has collaborated with hundreds of artists including Arcade Fire, Coldplay, LCD Soundsystem, The War on Drugs, Passion Pit and The Antlers. In 2012-13 he worked with David Byrne and St. Vincent, providing arrangements for their album “Love this Giant”, as well as serving as arranger and musical director for their world tour. In 2015 he was the arranger and brass/woodwind player for Contemporary Color, a multi-media tour curated by Byrne featuring contemporary pop stars accompanied by color guards. Pratt is also the chief songwriter and vocalist of the band Bright Moments, whose debut NPR called “a wildly creative album, packed with energy.”

As a composer of film and television his works have been featured at MTV, The Daily Beast, Marketplace, CollegeHumor.com, LBV TV, and many more. He recently composed, performed, and recorded the score for a short about cockfighting entitled “El Porvenir”. In 2016 he has had music featured on the Marc Maron Podcast WTF and in the Jim Jarmusch Stooges documentary “Gimme Danger” amongst other places.

You can read more and see a partial discography at Wikipedia