Steve Rice is a versatile composer, keyboardist and accordionist based in Philadelphia. He records and writes with several outstanding ensembles, including Rouge (French Cabaret), Big Squeezy (Zydeco), Troy Kline (Retro Vegas Lounge), and the Steve Rice Quintet (original Jazz). Steve's compositional interests include Jazz, Classical, World, Traditional Ethnic, and Electronic music, as well as SFX. He has a Film Scoring degree from Berklee College of Music, where he received the prestigious Oscar Peterson Award.
Partial composer credits:
TV credits: The Big Bang Theory (CBS), Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee (Webcast), Girl Code (MTV), How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Longmire (A&E), Marido En Alquiler (Telemundo), Rake (Fox), Revenge (ABC), Smash (NBC), Sons of Anarchy (FX), Superbowl 2013 (CBS), The Voice (NBC), 10 Things I Hate About You (ABC Family), All Star Cast (Outdoor Channel), Diggers (NGC), Guy Code (MTV), Lost Years (CBC), O'neill Outside (Sun Sports), The Sisterhood (TLC), Toddlers In Tiaras (TLC)
Film credits: Identity Thief (Universal), Werewolf; The Beast Among Us (Universal), Sparkle (Tristar), Ambrosia, Through A Lens Darkly, Current Rutledge Films (Independents)
Video Games: Voodoo Zombie (Lunch Money Games)
Advertising credits: Moods Condoms, Coach Hugo Guinness
Session credits: "French in 10 Minutes a Day"," Italian in 10 Minutes a Day" (Bilingual Books), "Team Fortress 2", "Left for Dead" (Valve), Disney Pirates of the Caribbean Video Game (Walt Disney Corporation), "Beamz"
On-screen performance: “A Different Path” (SXSW 2010 Indie)
A sophisticated * sensuous Tango evocative of Astor Piazzolla. Minor section releases to Major, builds in intensity with underlying military snare and arco bass. Beautiful and melancholy, danceable, great for Film Noir, Detective mystery, dangerous romance, passion, courtship. Piano, bass and drums. Instrumental, Latin, Tango
A solo Tejano/Tex-mex style polka accordion track - sounds like a musician playing casually in a cantina, street, restaurant or apartment, good for Mexican street atmosphere, neighborhood, family or home setting. Variations incude full track and 2 stingers, also wet and dry mixes. Instrumental, Latin, Tejano & Tex-Mex
A comic tango presenting a mystery, a whodunit, behind the scenes in the kitchen of an elegant restaurant. Clever lyrics that raise more questions than answers. Double entendres, specific cooking, food preparation and restaurant terms. Female Vocals, Latin, Tango
A sophisticated tango evocative of Astor Piazzolla. Minor section releases to Major, builds in intensity with underlying military snare and arco bass. Beautiful and melancholy, danceable, great for Film Noir, Detective mystery, dangerous romance, passion, courtship. This version has sax lead, Instrumental, Latin, Tango
A mid tempo bossa-nova ala the famous Stan Getz / Astrid Gilberto 1960s recordings. Ideal for: late night bedroom scene, romantic tropical vacation, swanky source music, yearning for past romance, fantasy lover, making love, wishing, aimlessness. Real instruments. Sultry Vocals sax melodica. Female Vocals, Latin, Latin MusicPacks
Retro Jet-set romance wi this gentle bossa-nova in the style of 1960s Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto. There's cocktail culture / sexy bachelor pad vibe inside! Bubbly tropical organ cue ala Walter Wanderley's "Summer Samba". Lazy groovin' guitar backtrack. Vacation, post modern love, Napolean Dynamite, Female Vocals, Latin, Latin MusicPacks
ARTIST KEYWORDS: Steve Rice Productions, background music, music for video, music for film, production music library, download music, awesome downloadable sounds, sounds, with wav files, energetic sounds, wav files sounds, cellular ringtones, ericsson ringtones, free polyphonic, cingular ringtone, free ring tone, accordion melodica musette jazz cajun zydeco polka french jazz tejano international bebop analog synthesizer klezmer fx solo piano classical gospel accordian bebop bossa nova waltz swing cocktail sophisticated background source musicworld music, flash music, royalty free sound, music licensing, production music, find wav files, cd of sound effects, download designer sound fx, sonido, sound effects for mixing, ringbacks, ringtones, mobile ring tones, caller tunes, tracfone ringtones,