Born in Copenhagen, Denmark 1970, came to New York in January 1994 after a 6 month stay in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. While in New York Jacob has played with Harry Whitaker, Valerie Capers, Joe Cohn, Tulivu Donna Cumberbatch, Bertha Hope, Richard Clements, Frank Senior, Grant Stewart, Saul Rubin, Michelle Walker, Ron Affif. In places such as Augi’s, Smoke, Smalls, Iridium, 55 Bar, Zinc, Sweet Rhythm, Fat Cat, Tavern on the Green, Aaron Davis, also at The Blue Note both in Seoul, South Korea and in NYC, at The Montreal Jazz Festival 2004 & 2001. Jacob has been recorded with many artists, most recently he produced and played on Frank Senior's debut album "Let Me Be Frank" from 2007. However Jacob only has one album in his own name: “Steppin’ Up” released by Music Mecca 1999, featuring: Eric Alexander & Sam Yahel.
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Hi Darling too!!
Wonderful hearing from you. I miss you and all the others. Please give Efrat a hug from me if you run in to her. And Michelle! New York is on my mind e-ve-ry day, I wont forget to return, it IS my home. See you, Jacob!
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.