Video of the Day: The Man Behind The Seinfeld Theme

Posted 5 years ago
 

Today's video of the day comes to us from the people over at Great Big Story. This one is about the man who created the Seinfeld theme, and recreated it every week. The people over at Great Big Story make great short documentaries about interesting characters. This is a great example of the kind of work you can do. Just pick up the camera and go find a character. Remember small stories work the best.

From Great Big Story:

Whether you’re a “Seinfeld” devotee or not, the iconic synth-bass sounds of the sitcom’s theme music are unmistakable. And the man behind the improvised riff is just as original. Meet composer Jonathan Wolff; he’s responsible for writing the theme songs to more than 44 television shows, including "Saved by the Bell: The College Years," "Will & Grace," and most famously, "Seinfeld." Here’s how he created a theme song about nothing, that changed every show.

 


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