Conte, originally of Matawan has, since the 1990’s been songwriter and guitarist for the bands Company of Wolves, Mr Henry, Crown Jewels, The Contes and the New York Dolls. He has also worked with artists such as Peter Wolf, Willy DeVille, Maceo Parker, Phoebe Snow, Billy Squier, Suzi Quatro, Jill Jones, Chuck Berry, Paul Simon, Simon & Garfunkel, David Johansen and the Harry Smiths, Willie Nile, and many others. Conte also occasionally plays guitar with Eric Burdon & The Animals. Conte often works with composer Yoko Kanno and lyricist Tim Jensen, creating soundtracks to anime series, such as “Stray,” the opening theme to the Wolf’s Rain, as well as the tracks “Heaven’s Not Enough” and “Could You Bite the Hand?” All three appear on the OST albums.
Steve and his band come home to the Jersey Shore on Thursday August 28 to wrap up our Songwriters On The Beach schedule for 2014. 7pm, free, and all ages with special guests Jounce.
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