Jason Sigal

Resident Researcher, Class of 2015

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Jason Sigal is a musician, sound designer and creative technologist. He develops tools that increase access to sound and data for artists, journalists and educators.

Jason is the creator of p5.sound, a JavaScript library that brings the Processing approach to Web Audio. He is currently developing a Web IDE for p5.js with support from Google Summer of Code. Through his work at NYU's Music Experience Design Lab and Brooklyn's Beam Center, Jason reimagines music pedagogy for the digital era.

In 2009, Jason co-founded the Free Music Archive, a curated website inspired by the open source movement. He directed the project from radio station WFMU, where he is also a DJ. Jason co-organizes NYC's Monthly Music Hackathon and the NY Web Audio Meetup. He has presented at Eyeo Festival, Web Audio Conference, Mozilla Festival, Rethink Music, SXSW and Berlin Music Week.

Jason graduated from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program in 2015, and holds a BA in Computer Music & Multimedia from Brown University.