Vincent Segal is a French cellist who lives in Paris. While training classically at conservatory, he immersed himself in a variety of music traditions, such as improvisation, rock, jazz, Indian and folk. In 1999 he formed Bumcello, a duo band with Cyril Atef, with whom he has recorded seven albums. In 2006 they won a French Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic album. He has played and recorded with a variety of artists such as Blackalicious, Nana Vasconcelos, Cesaria Evora, Brigitte Fontaine, Sting,Marianne Faithfull, Elvis Costello and Ballake Sissoko. He has played solo cello for several movie soundtracks such as Lust, Caution, directed by Ang Lee, and The Painted Veil, directed by John Curran, which won a Golden Globe™ for Best Original Score by Alexandre Desplat. Mr. Segal is the composer of original music for many films, including I Am Josh Polonski’s Brother directed by Rafael Nadjari and Je suis heureux que ma mère soit vivante directed by Claude Miller.