Brent Arnold is a cellist and composer whose music incorporates electronics, unorthodox instrumental technique, and elements of rock, jazz, folk, North African, Persian, and Arabic music. He is a founding member of Ghost Quartet with Dave Malloy and worked closely with Louis C.K. to create music for the show Louie. He has played and collaborated with artists including The Antlers, Reggie Watts, Eyvind Kang, Jessika Kenney, DJ/Rupture, Filastine, Jherek Bischoff, Jessica Pavone, Sleater-Kinney, and Modest Mouse. After formative studies in Seattle with violinist Michael White (Pharoah Sanders, John Handy) and cellist Walter Grey (Kronos Quartet), he currently resides in New York City.