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Edward Woodley "Edd" Kalehoff (born 1946) is a music composer who specializes in compositions for television.

Notable pieces

Composer of about 1000 pieces, mainly for television, his credits include the theme and majority of cues used on The Price is Right as well as the Nickelodeon game show Double Dare, a music package for ABC Sports that updated and expanded the Monday Night Football theme, for WNBC-TVmarker's famous 1992 promotional campaign "We're 4 New York", as well as many television news music and station image packages used on stations such as WEWS-TVmarker Clevelandmarker, WNYW-TVmarker and WNBC-TVmarker in New York Citymarker. The NBC Stations package composed in 1995 for WNBC, was used by the station until 2003. Due to its long run as the music package for NewsChannel 4 it is widely known in the Tri-State Region.

Longtime associations

He has long been associated with Score Productions and Mark Goodson Productions and is a favorite composer.

Currently Kalehoff is the chosen composer for ABC News and is a member of BMI who calls him a "legend" along the lines of Mike Post.

As a keyboard player and record producer

Kalehoff is a noted keyboard player, being a featured performer in the documentary film Moog and keyboardist for several albums by The Roches. He was prominently featured in a 1973 television commercial for Schaefer Beer as "Edd Kalehoff at the MOOG synthesizer" playing his rendition of the company's jingle.

As a record producer he produced several albums including ones for The Roches and Andrea McArdle.


He is married to Broadwaymarker actress and singer Andrea McArdle, and their daughter Alexis has appeared in many Broadway productions. He has two sons, Max and Rex, from his first marriage.

It was speculated on a 2003 episode of The Howard Stern Show that Kalehoff receives an estimated $250,000 per year from his compositions still used on The Price is Right.

Selected filmography


News music packages composed by Edd Kalehoff

  • Eyewitness Primetime
  • Good Day
  • Grandeur (now used as a Showcase cue on The Price is Right)
  • Groove News
  • Industrial Strength
  • NBC Stations
  • Nightcast
  • Straight Talk
  • Today's 4
  • We're 4 New York
  • WEWSmarker-Live on 5
  • WJBKmarker-Evening News


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