A prolific and respected pianist, composer and producer, Dan Siegel has 17 solo and 14 producer album credits in his extensive recording career. Born in Seattle, Washington, and raised in Eugene, Oregon, Dan began piano lessons at age eight, and started performing professionally as lead singer and guitarist in a rock band at the age of 12. Over the years, Dan's albums have provided an abundance of diverse material, from the electronic Another Time, Another Place (1984), (with Patrick O'Hearn and Alex Acuna) which Keyboard Magazine called the best keyboard-oriented fusion LP of the year, to the exotic world music direction of Hemispheres (1995), which features an ensemble of eclectic musicians including Bela Fleck, Ottmar Liebert, Andy Narell, Osamu Kitajima, and Dori Caymmi, playing in unique and unlikely combinations. This album, The Hot Shot, reached No. 1 on the Radio & Records Jazz Chart and remained in Billboard's Top 10 selling Jazz albums for 10 weeks. Siegel has recorded and performed with a variety of other 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.