The Jazz Podcast

Steve Bramson

August 08, 2022 Rob Cope & Tara Minton
The Jazz Podcast
Steve Bramson
Show Notes

Originally from New York, Bramson was born into a family of musicians. Following undergraduate studies in economics, Bramson returned to music, earning a Masters degree from the prestigious conservatory, the Eastman School of Music.

Steve Bramson is the Emmy™award-winning composer of hundreds of primetime television episodes and numerous feature films. He scored ten consecutive seasons of CBS Television Network’s long-running series, JAG, and worked with George Lucas on one of the final episodes of his popular series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. Bramson has also composed the music to many highly acclaimed independent feature films starring actors such as Samantha Morton, Elizabeth Shue, Helen Hunt, Rhys Ifans, Thomas Hayden Church, William Macy and John Malkovich. Known for his versatility and craftsmanship, Bramson was chosen to score the popular amusement ride, From the Earth to the Moon, written for the Disneyland Paris theme park. Bramson’s music has been called “imaginative and terrifically inventive” and of his score to Don McKay, one reviewer says “Steve Bramson works masterfully…, (his score is ) a virtual primer on the power of musical restraint...”

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