Living in the Amherst Mass area, Ken and I knew each other from a Gurdjieff Study group.
Ken was working on his first film, hired a composer and it wasn’t working out.
Somehow Ken had the faith that we could work together on the score, both new to the process. So with a stopwatch and a Steenbeck over a number of weeks created the score.
Months later a mutual friend stopped me on the street in Northampton ...”call Ken Burns”
The Brooklyn Bridge had been nominated for an Academy Award.