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Karen Segal Karen Segal

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts and based in San Francisco, Karen played with Marilyn Mazur (Miles Davis) and Suzanne Fasteau (Bill Evans) in Copenhagen as a teenager. She co-founded the acid-jazz band “Red Clay” with David Brown (Brazzaville, Beck) in Los Angeles in the early 1990’s. Karen has studied with teachers including Dean Brown (Marcus Miller), Cedric West (BBC Radio Orchestra) Jean Marc Belkadi, & Ron Eschete. Karen has been leading her trio in the Bay Area since 2002 and recently celebrated her CD Release Party at Yoshi’s Jazz Club in San Francisco. The Karen Segal Trio two recordings: “In The Moment” and “The Mystery Of Life” (lilleskat) are receiving airplay on local and internet jazz stations. Karen’s signature guitar sound is described as “strong, delicate, humorous & deep.”

Gear

Gibson L4 (1947); PRS birds; Martin Aura; Takamine


Tags

”Extremely musical songs with great sense of melody and unpredictable harmony. The band is very tight.” Jean Marc Belkadi

“Expressive and engaging” Kasey Knudsen

“Fresh and intriguing. Karen's artistic innovation is a gift of heart and imagination. I'm excited to see her talents getting wider audience. Enjoy!” Camille Shira Angel

Primary Instrument

Guitar

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

M.Ed UCLA NY State Teaching Credential CA State Teaching Credential available hours and rates negotiable

Photos

Albums

Album The Mystery Of Life by Karen Segal

The Mystery Of Life

Self Produced
2009

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Album The Mystery of Life by Karen Segal

The Mystery of Life

Unknown label
2009

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