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Mark Segger


MARK SEGGER (Drums) A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Mark attended MacEwan University there before moving to Anigonish, Nova Scotia to complete his Bachelor of Music degree at St. Francis Xavier University. Following that, he completed his Master of Music degree at the University of Toronto and also attended the Vancouver Creative Music Institute in 2008, the Banff International Jazz Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music in 2009, and the School for Improvised Music in Brooklyn, New York in 2010.

As a drummer, composer, and bandleader involved in the jazz and improvised music scenes in Toronto, he performs with a variety of ensembles. In addition to leading his own sextet, Mark performs regularly with the Kyle Brenders Quartet, the Parker Abbott Piano Duo, Tova Kardonne’s The Thing Is, Pete Johnson’s See Through Quintet, and the improvising duo Segger vs Segger. In addition, he performs solo drum concerts and as a part of various free-improvising groups.