Steve Tirpak has worked for a host of famous names in the music industry, having first enjoyed success as a session musician for many grammy award winning recording artists in the R&B, pop, gospel and hip-hop genres. This lead to playing both trumpet and trombone while touring with John Legend in front of a wide range of audiences, from intimate TV sets to huge festivals drawing upwards to 100,000 people.
Steve entered the world of composing and arranging as a copyist for famed string arranger and mentor Larry Gold. He soon began working on several A list projects with music director Adam Blackstone, scoring for full orchestra on Jay-Z’s premier benefit concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City as well as for big band on HBO’s Bessie, staring Queen Latifah. He's also performed with the BBE All-Star band on VH1's Dear Mama Awards, The BET Honors Awards Show and also for Smoky Robinson's induction into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Assistant String Arranger
Track 1 – Born To Die
Track 5 – Diet Mountain Dew
Track 6 – National Anthem
Track 7 – Dark Paradise
Track 8 – Radio
Track 9 – Carmen
Track 11 – Summertime Sadness
Track 12 – This Is What Makes us Girls
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