Steve Sidwell is a conductor, composer, and instrumentalist specialising in swing music. He is also the trumpeter for the Michael Nyman Band.
He conducted the band during Robbie Williams' performance in the Royal Albert Hall. This performance was later released as the DVD Robbie Williams Live at the Albert.
Sidwell conducted the music for "The Chris Moyles Show" on BBC Radio One.
He is credited for recordings as arranger on Robbie Williams' Moulin Rouge! songs and Seal (musician) tracks.
Sidwell also recently conducted the score for Disneyland Resort Paris's new "Once Upon A Dream Parade" which will form a centrepiece to their 15 year anniversary from April 2007. The music was performed by the 100-strong Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, and will be a "little bit jazzy" in its style.
Most recently he is responsible for composing and conducting the music in the advert for the Honda Civic. The advertisement features the choir of 60 imitating the noises of a car. This Choir did NOT perform for the 70th Academy Awards. THE HOLLYWOOD FILM CHORALE, the Hollywood-based choir that has performed in dozens of Hollywood Film Scores, performed the Sound Effects piece for the Academy Awards, imitating sound effects from different films, later performed at the 79th Academy Awards.
He is currently composing the film score for Roger Christian's Prisoners of the Sun, starring actor-singer David Charvet.