Steve Rice is a Philadelphia based composer, jazz pianist and world music accordionist.
Steve grew up in Rochester NY where he discovered he had natural musical instincts while in high school jazz band. He was asked to join a popular local bar band on keyboards, and the die was cast!
Steve attended Berklee College of music where he earned a degree in Film Scoring and was winner of the Oscar Peterson Award. Steve moved to Seattle in the late 80’s and worked as a gigging local musician while raising a family.
In 2010 Steve moved to Philly and now is a full time composer, producer and recording artist, writing for several exclusive catalogs as well as his own one-stop “Sunset Hill Music” catalog. Sunset Hill Music is noteworthy for it’s cocktail jazz and travel themed accordion cues.
Steve Rice’s tracks appear in hundreds of shows including:
American Gods, The Big Bang Theory, Emily in Paris, The Handmaid’s Tale, Modern Family, Sons of Anarchy, Walking Dead, Young Sheldon
films: Green Book, Identity Thief, Passengers, and Orson Welles “Other Side of the Wind”
advertising: Fiat, Jos A Bank, Denny’s, Moods Condoms Domino’s and Fanduel.