Jodi Siegel was born in Chicago, Il., but it wasn't until she moved out to California that her music career began. She immediately began playing and singing in countless blues, R & B, pop and orignal music bands all over the Los Angeles area. Over the years Jodi has opened for and or shared the stage with many respected musicians including Albert King, Robben Ford, Pine Top Perkins, Sam Lay, Screaming Jay Hawkins, and countless others while honing her own style of blues, pop, R & B and jazz into songs that have been performed live and/or recorded by the likes of Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball, Tommy Ridgley, Teresa James and many others. She has a new CD set for release in 2007 (with pre-releases in the fall/winter of 2006) called 'Stepping Stone' filled with upbeat, rocking and soulful R & B flavored songs that will inspire and lift you to a higher place. Produced by Tony Braunagel (Taj Mahal drummer and Grammy winning producer) and Terry Wilson (Bassist/Producer/songwriter for Teresa James) and featuring such luminaries as Mike Finnegan (organ and background vocals), Greg Leitz (pedal and lap steel), Johnny Lee Schell (guitar), Karen Hammack (piano), Teresa James (background vocals), Debra Dobkin (percussion and background vocals), Julie Delgado (background vocals), Billy Valentine (background vocals), Billy Watts (guitar), James Cruce (drums), Lee Thornberg (flugel horn) and Jodi Siegel on lead vocals, slide guitar, electric and acoustic guitars.