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Steve Barden is a production music composer for film and television. His music can be heard on television somewhere in the world on a daily basis. His music has aired on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC Family, A&E, American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Biography Channel, Bravo, The Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, E!, Food Network, Game Show Network, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MTV, National Geographic Channel, Oprah Winfrey Network, Outdoor Channel, Oxygen, PBS, Science Channel, Style Channel, SyFy Channel, TLC, Travel Channel, truTV, Univision, and VH1 (see full credits).

Steve is also an author. His first book, Writing Production Music for TV - The Road to Success, is available from Hal Leonard.

Steve is multi-instrumentalist playing guitar, piano, violin, and many other stringed instruments. He has studied guitar at the Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood (currently Musician’s Institute) and studied film scoring at UCLA. He has scored animated television series Tic Tac Toons, Journey to the Heart of the World, and Button Nose. He also scored the award winning animated short, The Baseball Card Shop, originally produced by Nickelodeon. He has also written jingles and theme songs for Los Angeles radio personalities, Mark & Brian, and also Kevin & Bean.

In November 2015, Steve was interviewed by Taxi A&R for their monthly newsletter. You can read the entire interview here.

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Books:

 

 

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Writing Production for TV  
  Writing Production Music for TV - The Road to Success
Avalable from Hal Leonard, Amazon, and wherever fine music books are sold.
 

 

Discography:

Tallulah Lake

Original songs with a Beatles flavor.

Dramedy Queen, Vol 1

Music for reality TV, stylistically known as "dramedy".

Sacred Rhythms for a Sacred World, Vol. I
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is a world ambient percussion CD by Robin Taylor, Steve Barden, and Eddie Young.
     

Bhakti Seva - Service in Love
is a 2007 release by the Temple Bhajan Band.
Featuring Steve Barden on guitar and keyboards.
Surf Rock - Vol 3
Surf Rock - Vol 3

Featuring"Bongo Rock" by Steve Barden as the lead-off track on this compilation CD.
(various artists)
Surf Rock - Vol 3
Rock and Sport - Vol 3

Featuring "Scenic Drive" by Steve Barden on this compilation CD.
(various artists)
     
Surf Rock - Vol 3
Relaxing Guitar Playlist

Featuring"Let's Go Shopping" by Steve Barden on this compilation CD.
(various artists)
Surf Rock - Vol 3
The Best Soft Guitar Music

Featuring"Elusive Two" by Steve Barden on this compilation CD.
(various artists)
Surf Rock - Vol 3
Tender Moments - Vol 1

Featuring"Cue the Tears" by Steve Barden on this compilation CD.
(various artists)
     
Surf Rock - Vol 3
Family Music - Vol 3

Featuring"Hide and Seek" by Steve Barden on this compilation CD.
(various artists)
Surf Rock - Vol 3
TV Softpop - Vol 5

Featuring"Let's Play" by Steve Barden on this compilation CD.
(various artists)
 
     

 

 
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