Jeremy Zuckerman is an Emmy Award-winning composer and electric guitarist. He currently writes the music for MTV’s Scream, and is well-known for his work on the two animated television series , The Legend of Korra and the Peabody Award-winning TV series, Avatar: The Last Airbender. The story behind his score for the groundbreaking final episode of Korra was recently featured on the podcast, Song Exploder.
Jeremy is a member of the Los Angeles-based collective The Echo Society. In addition to his film / TV work and his work with The Echo Society, he has collaborated with choreographers, theater directors and rock musicians , including David Lee Roth. As a performer, he has played guitar, synthesizers and electronic and vintage keyboards. He has also studied and played cello and the Chinese instruments guzheng and pipa.
Jeremy graduated with his bachelor’s degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he studied computer music with composer Richard Boulanger, as well as traditional music and jazz. He then left for the other coast and continued his studies at the California Institute of the Arts, where he studied with electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick, and earned his master’s degree in composition. He occasionally returns to CalArts as a guest lecturer and artist.
Jeremy writes music for concert and picture in Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife, two kids, a bitey cat and a crazy dog.