Gerald "Jerry" Segal (February 16, 1931 - August 1974) was an American jazz drummer.
Segal was born and raised in Philadelphia, where he worked with Bennie Green and Pete Rugolo in local clubs. In the late 1950s he played with Johnny Smith, Terry Gibbs, Teddy Charles, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Herbie Mann, Lennie Tristano, Bob Dorough, Teo Macero, Curtis Fuller, Hampton Hawes, Dick Cary, Mal Waldron, Addison Farmer, the Australian Jazz Quintet, and Mose Allison. He also played with Bernard Peiffer from 1958 to 1960 and with the composer Edgar Varese in the 1950s. He worked in 1960 with Dave McKenna. Raising his children, Jerry and Josylyn Segal, he was primarily the big act "show drummer" for the honeymoon resort, Mount Airy Lodge, in the Poconos through the 60's. .
Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1931 (Philadelphia), Died 1974
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954
Roles Represented in DAHR: drums
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||86179||4/13/1954||I wanna blow||Bennie Green and his Quintet||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||86180||4/13/1954||People will say we're in love||Bennie Green and his Quintet||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||86181||4/13/1954||I may be wrong||Bennie Green and his Quintet||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||86182||4/13/1954||Rhumblues||Bennie Green and his Quintet||instrumentalist, drums|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Segal, Jerry," accessed June 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/342963.
Segal, Jerry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/342963.
"Segal, Jerry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 June 2021.
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