Bio

Alec Spiegelman is a Brooklyn-based singer, composer, arranger, & multi-instrumentalist specializing in woodwinds.

Alec is a member of the band Cuddle Magic. As a sideman on stage and in studio, he’s worked with a wide range of creative songwriters such as Amanda Palmer and Anais Mitchell. He’s arranged and orchestrated wind ensembles for three records by The David Wax Museum, among many other recordings. Currently he’s producing a record for Jennifer Kimball (formerly of The Story). He’s early musical education involved lots of improvising in the jazz tradition (broadly defined), including formal studies with Steve Lacy and Ran Blake, and a thorough grounding in r&b saxophone, a la Junior Walker.

“[Alec Spiegelman is] a very gifted clarinet, flute and bass clarinet player … He’s quite a guy” – Bob Brookmeyer

“Musicians and night-club proprietors lead complicated lives …” – The New Yorker