|Dan Siegel (USA) - keyboards |
A highly respected pianist and composer, Dan Siegel has 19 solo albums, and hundreds of other producing, composing and performing credits in his extensive recording career. Dan holds degrees in Music Composition and Jazz Studies, and studied piano with the legendary Madam Chaloff. He has traveled and performed around the world in support of his numerous Top 10 recordings, and maintains a global audience. Over the years, Dan's albums have provided an abundance of diverse material, from the electronic oriented Another Time, Another Place, to the exotic world music compilation Hemispheres, which features an ensemble of eclectic musicians playing in unique and unlikely combinations. Siegel's work as a TV and film composer includes the score for the cult film, Reform School Girls, and Universal Studios dramatic TV series, Hard Copy. He has worked as musical director/conductor on the late night CBS TV show, Overtime with Pat O'Brien and played on numerous TV and film projects including the Oscar winning film, The Usual Suspects. Siegel has recorded and performed with a variety of artists including, Glenn Frey (The Eagles), Chaka Khan, Berlin, Philip Bailey (Earth Wind & Fire), Kenny Rankin, Hugh Masekela, Joe Sample, Herbie Hancock and the London Symphony Orchestra. Dan lives in Southern California and divides his time between performing, composing and teaching.