Steve Brickman is a mulit-instrumentalist/composer/producer of many styles & genres. He has worked on numerous projects for television, video games, and musical artists.
Steve started piano at the age of 7. From there he started to explore the saxophone. This transition got him interested in jazz music. He also started to do film scoring work in high school for several independent films as well as an instructional yoga dvd. Steve studied at the New England Conservatory saturday prep school studying privately, playing in small jazz ensembles, learning about jazz arranging as well as advanced music theory.
Mr. Brickman attended the University of Miami originally focussing on Media Writing & Production, then switched over to a double major in Classical Composition and Jazz Performance for saxophone. During his time at Miami, he learned to write for the orchestra, big band, small ensembles, electronic mediums, and television; as well as studying conducting, counterpoint, jazz arranging. During his time at Miami, Steve won a DownBeat Music Award for his composition entitled "Mystical Substance"
Currently residing in New York City, Steve is working professionally as a film composer, engineer, music copyist, performer, and an educator. Mr. Brickman started at OMG Pop which is new york's largest facebook game company. There he did music and sound effects for 6+ titles. From there he gained work as a video game composer working with several independent iphone and iPad game apps. As a film composer his most recent work can be heard during this past 2013 SuperBowl for Wellness Dogfood. Steve is a highly trained mixing engineer who's credits range from sound for film to professional music albums. As a music copyist, Mr. Brickman has his own copyist company ranging from cleaning up existing charts too preparing orchestral arrangements. As a performer, Steve has played in some of the top clubs in new york as well as toured internationally. From 2011-2012, Steve was an integral member of the band Emil & Friends (signed to cantora records - same label as MGMT). As a saxophonist, Steve has played at some of the top local jazz clubs (smalls, dizzy's jazz club) as well as international jazz festivals and cruises (playboy jazz cruise, palatia jazz festival). As an educator, Mr. Brickman currently teaches private lessons and small ensembles/classes to kids (pixel academy - music recording; rockstar music education - similar to school of rock).
Steve's own musical projects include Plasma Face (electronic/glitch/space rock) and Sunken Meadow (alternative/grunge/math rock). Steve Brickman is a unique musician with a palette of sounds and skills that sets him outside of the standard box.