Accomplished on acoustic/electric guitar, bass guitar, and upright bass, Jake has obtained a Master’s degree in Jazz Bass from the California Institute of the Arts, and a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance from the University of Utah. He has worked as a touring musician, a freelance gigging musician, as well as in cover bands, orchestras, and small ensembles, performing and recording an array of musical genres including Folk, Jazz, Funk, Classical, Rock, and more. He can speak to almost every aspect of being a musician, from learning to play an instrument, to writing music, to recording, and performing.
Jake’s constant goal to combine his range of experience with his ability to be an enthusiastic and thoughtful teacher. He seeks to center his students’ personal ambitions and goals, and show them the skills they need to express their own awesome selves.