Located in the New York Metropolitan area, Sky High Music is a media production company specializing in original, custom music for television, film, radio, new media, and corporate communications.

Its principal, Keith Crane, is an accomplished award-winning composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. His compositions can be heard in many features, including:

  • HBO’s Sex and the City
  • Magic Johnson: Living In Strength
  • “In The Company of Angels” honoring Janet and Eric McCormack of TV’s Will and Grace
  • "A Different Light" starring Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond), Brad Whitford (West Wing) and Kristen Dalton (The Dead Zone)

Other notable work includes the documentary They Were Not Silent: The Jewish Labor Movement and the Holocaust, which was featured at the prestigious East Hampton Film Festival (chaired by Steven Spielberg) and the Partnership for a Drug-Free America's “Appointment” campaign, which became one of the most recognizable PSA's of the 1990’s.


Keith Crane has had an illustrious career as a musician, having performed and/or recorded with:
  • 1910 Fruitgum Company ("Simon Says”, "123 Red Light", "Indian Giver”)
  • Ron Dante (The Archies, The Cufflinks, Barry Manilow, Cher, Pat Benatar)
  • Dennis Tufano (The Buckinghams-“Kind of a Drag”)
  • Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple)
  • Jon Anderson (Yes)
  • Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar (Don Henley, James Taylor, Jackson Browne)
  • Macfadden & Whitehead (“Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now")
  • Moogy Klingman (Todd Rundgren, Bette Midler, Jimi Hendrix)
  • Taz DiGregorio (The Charlie Daniels Band)
  • Eddie Brigati (The Rascals)
  • Nancy Kwan (star of "The Flower Drum Song")
  • Will Lee and Al Chez (David Letterman)
  • Kashif (Whitney Houston, BT Express)
  • Tommy Zvoncheck and Buck Dharma (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Neil Dorfsman (producer for Sting, Dire Straits, Paul McCartney)
  • Allison Cornell (Shania Twain, Cyndi Lauper, Joe Jackson)
  • Mark Muller (Shania Twain)
  • The Belmonts
  • Martha Byrne (soap star of "As The World Turns")
  • Gerry Niewood (Chuck Mangione)
  • Jeff Campbell (Sting)
  • Curious Figures (Boston recording act)
  • John Entwistle (The Who)
  • La La Brooks (The Crystals)
  • Gary DeCarlo (Na Na Hey Hey, Kiss Him Goodbye)
  • Joey Molland (Badfinger)
  • The Tokens (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
  • Chris Montez (Let's Dance)
  • Brian Hyland (Sealed With a Kiss)

Crane studied composition and arranging with jazz great Dick Griffin (Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Billy Taylor) and conductor/composer Chaim Elisha, and studied percussion in Boston with Bob Gulloti and in New York with Gary Chester (Studio legend) and Chuck Zeauren. In addition to drums, Keith also plays and composes on guitar, keyboards and bass.

Keith currently endorses Paiste Cymbals, Ahead Percussion and Sonnox/Sony Oxford audio plugins.

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