John Colby (musician)
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John Andrew Colby
April 23, 1949
John Andrew Colby (born April 23, 1949) is an American musician. He is a music producer composer and keyboardist.
Colby produced the score for the 1981 Academy Award nominated Ken Burns documentary Brooklyn Bridge, wrote and produced the score for the Academy Award nominee The Garden of Eden, and received a Grammy as producer for the soundtrack of Ken Burns' Civil War in the best traditional folk category.
Three of his songs, "Gladiator," "Eric D.," and "Arnold" were commonly used on the ESPN show NFL Primetime. Three other songs of his, "Gothic," "Terminator," and "Gelman" were used on the show in the early 1990s, however they were phased out as the decade went on.