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 lovely, spare solo piano track. An outstanding choice for a wide range of emotional underscore. Romance, learning moments, tenderness, family bonding, epiphany, awareness of new feelings, nostalgia, breakup, hurting, healing, reconsidering, falling in love, friendship, hospital, sickness, healing. Instrumental, New Age, Solo Piano
A slow New Age/Jazz bed minor key with a repetitive Acoustic bass figure, spacey piano flourishes, cymbals keeping time and an underlying breathy accordion drone as a pad. Good for mood, atmosphere. Reflective,contemplative, embracing sadness, sultry, love scene with mixed feelings. Real instruments, Instrumental, New Age, Contemporary Instr