With twenty-three years experience as a professional musician and instructor, Al Sergel performs for audiences worldwide. A drummer and percussionist, Sergel received his Bachelor of Music in Percussion and Masters of Music in Jazz Studies from Florida State University. In addition, he studied for a year with John Ramsey at the Berklee College of Music.
Having had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of artists, Sergel’s creativity, style adaptability and musical sense contribute to his busy schedule. Regardless of the musical style or the performance environment, Sergel is comfortable and ready to create.
Sergel has performed and recorded with Jason Upton, John Mark McMillan, Rita Springer, Chad Lawson, Martin Bejerano, Frank Kimbrough, Christine D’Clario, Leonard Jones, Don Potter, Suzi Yaraei, Jonathan David Helser, Molly Williams, Josh Baldwin, Asher Seevinck, Andy Squyres, Noel Freidline, Jim Brock and many more.
As well, Sergel has shared the stage with such notable artists as Bob Mintzer, Marcus Printup, Rick Skaggs, Nelson Rangell and Jim Snidero.
Currently, Sergel is the Worship Director at MorningStar Ministries in Ft. Mill SC and plays drums at MorningStar. As well, Sergel often travels with singer/songwriter Jason Upton and performs regularly in Charlotte, NC with the Ziad Jazz Quartet.