Karl McComas-Reichl is a bassist, cellist, composer, and educator. Originally from Stevens Point, Wisconsin, he lived and worked in New York City, where he earned his BFA in Jazz Performance from the New School University. He has toured and recorded extensively in the US and Europe and currently resides in Los Angeles. Performance and recording credits include Tony Tixier, Ingrid Jensen, Matt Wilson, Logan Richardson, Ben van Gelder, Peter Schlamb, Glenn Zaleski, Peter Evans, and Dave Binney. He is also a visual artist, and sells his work internationally.