Video Game Music of the Week - 322


NBA Jam (Arcade, Various)

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Tracks:
1st Quarter, 2nd Quarter, Team Select

Composer(s):
Jon Hey


NBA Jam released on Arcade systems in 1993, and later came to numerous home and handheld consoles. The game was a massive commercial success and remains one of the highest grossing Arcade games of all time.



1st Quarter
Most of the music in the original
NBA Jam centres around a similar theme. The track for the first quarter and the third quarter of a match are basically the same exact theme.




2nd Quarter
While the second and fourth quarters feature a very similar track, they actually have some noticeable differences. The second quarter features a more pulse-oriented melody with its more pronounced bass line.




Team Select
The Team Select track plays during the menu select portion of the game. It works more as a background theme that aims to bring a sense of excitement to those who are about to enter a match of NBA Jam. It's a classic theme that filled arcades everywhere during the 90's.






Written by - Michael Villalon for ‘The VG Island’.

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