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Dan Siegel
Dan (* in Seattle, WA) is a pianist, composer, and record producer. He was raised in Eugene, Oregon. When he was eight, he began piano lessons, and at 12 he was performing professionally in a rock band. He went to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, then to the University of Oregon. After college, he started recording his own compositions. He signed with the jazz record label Inner City Records and recorded his first album, Nite Ride (1980). His second album, The Hot Spot (1982), reached the top ten of the jazz chart in Billboard magazine.
 
Dan moved to Los Angeles and composed music for movies and television. In 1986 he signed with Epic Records and released a series of smooth jazz albums.
 
Dan's work as a television and film composer includes the score for the film Reform School Girls (1986), and Universal Studios TV series, Hard Copy (1987). He has also worked as musical director and conductor on the late night CBS TV show, Overtime... with Pat O'Brien (1990). He has played on numerous TV and film projects as a session player, including the Oscar-winning film The Usual Suspects. His music was also featured on the Weather Channel's Local Forecast segments from 1986 to 1991.
 
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Discography
The Getaway
Sin-Drome Records SD 8897
recorded September 1992 through February 1993 in Los Angeles, CA/USA
Dan Siegel, Hammond organ, piano, synthesizer, percussion
Gerald Albright, sax
Ernie Watts, sax
Boney James, sax
Ray Fuller, guitar
Allen Hinds , guitar
Mike Miller, guitar
Tollak Ollestad, harmonica
Dwayne Smith, bass
Jimmy Johnson, bass
Larry Kimpel, bass
Randy Drake, drums
Lenny Castro, percussion
Daniel Gaviota, percussion
Alex Acuña, percussion
Ray Griffin, drums
Billy Griffin, vocals
Metal
Artistry Music ART7002
recorded between 2003 and early 2004 in Los Angeles, CA/USA
Brian Bromberg, bass
Dan Siegel, organ, keyboards
Joel Taylor, drums
Departure
Native Language Music NLM-0964-2
recorded in Valley Village, CA/USA
Dan Siegel, organ, piano, Fender Rhodes, melodica, vibes
Bob Sheppard, sax
Norman Brown, guitar
Grant Geissman, guitar
Brian Bromberg, bass
Vinnie Colaiuta, drums
Lenny Castro, percussion
Bill Cantos, vocals
Sphere
Dan Siegel Music dsm-7554
recorded in North Hollywood, CA/USA
Dan Siegel, organ, piano, Fender Rhodes
Gary Meek, sax
Tom Scott, sax
Bob Sheppard, sax
Allen Hinds, guitar
Darrell Crooks, guitar
Larry Carlton, guitar
Charlie Bisharat, violin
Alex Al, bass
Brian Bromberg, bass
Joel Taylor, drums
Lenny Castro, percussion

 
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