Jeff Siegel, applied jazz drums, is co-leader of the Stevens, Siegel & Ferguson Trio as well as the New York Trio Project. He was a member of the Sir Roland Hanna Trio since 1994-1999. He studied drums with Freddie Waits, Barry Altschul, and Akira Tana. He received his B.F.A. from City College in New York City, as well as his M.A. in Jazz from Queens College, where he studied composition with Jimmy Heath. He regularly performs throughout Europe at festivals, clubs and concerts. Siegel has conducted drum clinics throughout Germany as well as the U.S. Siegel has also performed and/or recorded with Ron Carter, Kenny Burrell, Pat Metheny, Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane, Dave Douglas, Jimmy Heath,Benny Golson, Frank Foster, David "Fat Head" Newman, Lee Konitz, Nick Brignola, J.R. Monterose, John Stubblefield, Arthur Rhames, Eric Person, Stephon Harris, Richard Stoltzman, Kurt Elling, Mose Allison, Sheila Jordan, Helen Merrill, Etta Jones, Carrie Smith, Grady Tate, Cecil Bridgewater, Johnny Coles, Baikida Carroll, Valery Ponomarev, Wadada Leo Smith, Steve Turre, John Abercrombie, Claude Williams, Howard Johnson, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Karole Armitage Dance Company with composer Jeffrey Lohn, Second Sight and several others. He received first prize in the International Grande Contest de Jazz, San Sebastian, Spain, as a member of the CCNY Jazz Quintet, as well as third place for best soloist award.