JACOB YOUNG

Post-Fusion Contemporary / World Fusion / RnB • Norway
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Born in Lillehammer in 1970, Young was introduced to jazz by his American father. At the age of 12 he took up the guitar and was, initially, self-taught on the instrument. After studying music at the University of Oslo, he received a scholarship to the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in Manhattan. His years there “were devoted to learning the standard jazz repertoire as a starting point for a broader understanding of improvised harmonic music.” Young’s principal teacher was the great guitarist Jim Hall (Jacob’s warm, glowing, rounded tone acknowledges the influence ), with whom he studied both privately and in ensemble settings. He also took lessons with John Abercrombie (who later praised his “great playing in and out of the tradition”) and studied jazz composition with Richie Beirach, Bob Belden and Ken Werner. After attaining his degree in 1993, Young freelanced around New York for read more...
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JACOB YOUNG This Is You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is You
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1995
JACOB YOUNG Pieces Of Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pieces Of Time
Post-Fusion Contemporary 1997
JACOB YOUNG Glow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Glow
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2001
JACOB YOUNG Evening Falls album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Evening Falls
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2004
JACOB YOUNG Sideways album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sideways
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2007
JACOB YOUNG Young / Powell / Vespestad : Anthem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Young / Powell / Vespestad : Anthem
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2011
JACOB YOUNG Forever Young album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Forever Young
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2014
JACOB YOUNG Jacob Young & Urban Gardening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jacob Young & Urban Gardening
RnB 2018
JACOB YOUNG Jacob Young, David Rothenberg, Sidiki Camara : They Say Humans Exist album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jacob Young, David Rothenberg, Sidiki Camara : They Say Humans Exist
World Fusion 2020

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