The Story Behind The Daring 'Seinfeld' Theme Song

March 18, 2015 3:17 PM

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The Story Behind The Daring 'Seinfeld' Theme Song

Few television theme songs are as widely known and distinct as the opening music from "Seinfeld." True fans will know that the signature slap bass theme from the sitcom was actually created on a synthesizer (nope, not a bass guitar), but what about the rest of the story?

Noisey caught up with the now-retired "Seinfeld" composer Jonathan Wolff to find out how he crafted the iconic music, which was different for each episode. Wolff used Seinfeld's opening monologue in every episode as the melody for the changing theme. The composer then recorded samples of lip pops, t...

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