Jonathan Segel | Biography
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Jonathan Segel is a composer, performer and multi-instrumentalist. He plays guitar, violin, computer, electric bass and sings.
Segel studied at UCSC in Santa Cruz, CA, studying with Gordon Mumma and Peter Elsea. In Santa Cruz he joined with Camper Van Beethoven, apparently for life. He moved up to San Francisco in 1989, moved to Los Angeles in 1997 to work for Dane Davis at Danetracks, a film sound post production facility, then back to Oakland in 2001, where received a Master's Degree in Music Composition at Mills College, studying with Fred Frith, Pauline Oliveros, Alvin Curran, and Joelle Leandre. While in Santa Cruz, he played with Camper Van Beethoven and Eugene Chadbourne.
Segel first collaborated with Fällt to create an audio portrait of Lima as part of the touring installation 'Invisible Cities'.