Los Angeles-based composer, pianist and orchestrator Jordan Seigel possesses an expressive, original voice in a stunning variety of media. Whether scoring projects for film and television or performing and improvising before rapt audiences on stages around the world, Seigel approaches every pursuit with the same mission in mind: to create music that truly moves people.
Over the past decade, Seigel has juggled his diverse interests while gaining a steadily rising profile in each realm. Although the arenas of film scoring, jazz and orchestration may seem worlds apart, Seigel’s singular voice is a common thread running through each. Rich with wit and spontaneity, his music brilliantly captures the mood of a moment whether accompanying a scene or conjuring one. His work offers inventive new twists for aficionados while inviting in the uninitiated with an adherence to strong, memorable melodicism.
His original music for films and television includes the underscore for the musical comedy Lucky Stiff and contributing additional music to Jordan Peele’s revival of The Twilight Zone, the Revolutionary War thriller TURN: Washington’s Spies, and the dystopian Young Adult adaptation The Giver, among many others. He has also crafted arrangements for the National Symphony Orchestra’s concerts at the Kennedy Center with superstars like Common and Babyface, showcasing another side of his estimable versatility.