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Steve Race (I) (1921–2009)

Steve Race was born on April 1, 1921 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as Stephen Russell Race. He is known for his work on Brass Monkey (1948), The Underground Comedy Movie (1999) and Dial for Music (1959). He was married to Léonie and Marjorie. He died on June 22, 2009 in England. See full bio »

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(age 88) in England, UK

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Brass Monkey Soundtrack
(1948)
Dial for Music Music Department
(1959-1960)
Along the Way Soundtrack
(1972)

Filmography

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 1964-1966 Jazz 625 (TV Series) (composer - 22 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 October 1966 (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Wes Montgomery (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- Errol Garner (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- Ben Webster (1965) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Johnny Scott Quintet (II) (1964) ... (composer: theme music)
 1960-1964 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series) (musical director - 8 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 July 1964 (1964) ... (musical director)
- The Birthday (1964) ... (musical director)
- The Bet (1964) ... (musical director)
- The Stately Home (1963) ... (musical director)
- The Stamp Collector (1963) ... (musical director)
 1963 Television Club (TV Series) (music by - 2 episodes)
- Canoeing (1963) ... (music by)
- The Wade Family: How a Record Is Made (1963) ... (music by)
 1962 Crosstrap (conductor)
 1961 Diver Dan (TV Series) (composer - 25 episodes)
- The Storm (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- The Magnet (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Treasure Ship (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Talking Fish (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Bottomless Pit (1961) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1961 Stranger in the City (Documentary short) (orchestra - as Steve Race and His Orchestra)
 1960 Popeye the Sailor (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Last Resort (1960) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1959-1960 Dial for Music (TV Series) (musical director - 25 episodes)
- Episode #1.26 (1960) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.25 (1960) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.24 (1960) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.23 (1960) ... (musical director)
- Episode #1.22 (1960) ... (musical director)
 1960 Inn for Trouble (played by: "Inn for Trouble")
  ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (music performers - 1 episode, 1959) (orchestrator - 1 episode, 1959)
- Notes for a Love Song (1959) ... (music performers - as The Steve Race Orchestra) / (orchestrator)
 1959 Saturday Spectacular (TV Series) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Hughie Green (1959) ... (musical director)
 1958 Rush Hour (TV Series) (orchestrator)
 1958 The Dickie Henderson Half-Hour (TV Series) (music performers - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... (music performers - as Steve Race and His Orchestra)
- Episode #1.7 (1958) ... (music performers - as Steve Race and His Orchestra)
- Episode #1.6 (1958) ... (music performers - as Steve Race and His Orchestra)
- Episode #1.5 (1958) ... (music performers - as Steve Race and His Orchestra)
- Episode #1.4 (1958) ... (music performers - as Steve Race and His Orchestra)
 1957 Crusader Rabbit (TV Series) (composer - 5 episodes)
- Scars and Stripes (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- The Search for the Missing Links (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- The Belly Acres Mystery (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Nothing Atoll (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
- Apes of Rath (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 26 Men (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Recruit (1957) ... (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1957 Cooper, or Life with Tommy (TV Series) (orchestra)
 1957 Plan 9 from Outer Space (composer: stock music - uncredited)
 1956 Before Your Very Eyes (TV Series) (musical director - 6 episodes)
- Episode #4.6 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.5 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.4 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.3 (1956) ... (musical director)
- Episode #4.2 (1956) ... (musical director)
 1955 Here We Go (TV Movie documentary) (musical director)
 1955 Rum Punch (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1955 The Merry Christmas (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1954-1955 Show Case (TV Series) (music director - 17 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (1955) ... (music director)
- Episode #2.7 (1955) ... (music director)
- Episode #2.6 (1955) ... (music director)
- Episode #2.5 (1955) ... (music director)
- Episode #2.4 (1955) ... (music director)
  Garrison Theatre (TV Series) (orchestra director - 3 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (conductor - 2 episodes, 1954 - 1955)
- Episode #1.19 (1955) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.15 (1955) ... (conductor)
- Episode #1.14 (1955) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.9 (1954) ... (orchestra director)
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... (conductor)
 1953-1955 Showcase (TV Series) (musical director - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 June 1955 (1955) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 17 March 1955 (1955) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 22 December 1954 (1954) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 7 July 1953 (1953) ... (musical director)
- Episode dated 9 June 1953 (1953) ... (musical director)
 1955 Easter Spree (TV Movie) (music directed by)
 1953-1955 Teleclub (TV Series) (musical director - 20 episodes)
- Episode #3.7 (1955) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.6 (1955) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.5 (1955) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.4 (1954) ... (musical director)
- Episode #3.3 (1954) ... (musical director)
 1950-1954 Whirligig (TV Series) (piano accompanist - 72 episodes)
- Episode #4.19 (1954) ... (piano accompanist)
- Episode #4.18 (1954) ... (piano accompanist)
- Episode #4.17 (1954) ... (piano accompanist)
- Episode #4.16 (1954) ... (piano accompanist)
- Episode #4.15 (1954) ... (piano accompanist)
 1952 Korean Party (TV Movie) (musician: piano)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Musician at Large". London: Methuen. ISBN 9780413397409 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Steve Race and His Orchestra | Steve Race and his Orchestra | The Steve Race Orchestra
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He devised a number of well-known advertising jingles. The most lucrative for him was "Sweet as the moment when the pod went pop", for Birds Eye frozen peas. See more »

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