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John Seman

Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

John Seman

John Seman

John Seman is an active bassist, composer and archivist in Seattle, WA. He is a founding member and current director of the Monktail Creative Music Concern.

John was born in New Jersey and began playing the piano as a boy. While enduring public education John developed skills o­n trumpet, tuba, percussion, guitar and double bass and began composing and studying music theory.

John earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Ethnomusicology and Music Composition from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he studied ethnomusicology with Roderic Knight, composition and theory with Randolph Coleman, Param Vir and Richard Hoffmann, and double bass with Peter Dominguez, Ralphe Armstrong and Richard Davis. While at Oberlin he also studied Sitar and North Indian vocal technique, performed in the Oberlin Gamelan Kyai Barleyan, and took lessons o­n West African Mandinka Kora....
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appears on the following monktail records releases: mcmc1 NON GRATA -MCMC mcmc3 Unwaxed – Floss mcmc6 Arm Me – Special O.P.S. mcmc7 Show Me What Ya Workin With -Deal’s Number mcmc9 Vitamin A – Floss

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