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The Track Team

The Track Team works in their studio.

The Track Team was a duo made up of Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn. Together, they composed the music of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.[1]


Founded in 2004, the Track Team was a "purveyor of artistically and technologically innovative audio in the realms of television, film, commercials and video games".[1]

At the time the Track Team was beginning its commercial career, Benjamin Wynn was a roommate of Avatar co-creator Bryan Konietzko, so they became a logical choice to be in charge of the soundtrack for the series. The creators approached the Track Team with the request to write the music of Avatar, using a diverse group of instruments. Complying with this wish, the group of musicians used for the score consists of western orchestra blended with Chinese percussion, a mandolin, occasionally a Chinese flute, many other Chinese instruments, and sometimes a choir.[1]

There were very few times when a cue was completely rejected by the creators; Zuckerman stated in an interview that he and Wynn enjoyed a lot of creative freedom.[2] The uncommon understanding is due to the fact that Bryan Konietzko is a composer himself.

Together, the duo produced the music for the critically acclaimed series Avatar: The Last Airbender, and their work on the show earned them a 2008 Peabody Award. Their most recent work was the The Legend of Korra soundtrack, which had been produced alongside sound designer Steven Tushar and sound effects editor Christopher Nuno.

In June 2017, the partnership was dissolved and the duo went their separate ways.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Track Team - About (2009). Archived from the original on October 26, 2009. Retrieved on January 4, 2014.
  2. Music Interview with the Track Team (part 1 of 3). AvatarSpirit.net (July 26, 2006). Archived from the original on June 8, 2012.
  3. The Track Team (July 17, 2017). Track Team dissolved. The Track Team Facebook. Retrieved on October 4, 2017.

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