• Name: Jacob

  • Location:United States

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  • Instruments: Drumset, Marimba, Congas/Bongos, Brazilian percussion, Guitar, Piano and Trumpet.

  • Schools taught at: Winterset High School, Johnston High School, Las Vegas High School, Eldorado High School, Foothill High School, Far Eastern University

  • Bands / Collaboration:
    Gary Valenciano, R.J. Jacinto, Tropical Depression, Remmy Palacio, Either/Orchestra, UNLV Symphony Orchestra, Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, Norwegian Cruise Lines Sun Showband, Celebrity Cruises' Century & Mercury Orchestras, Jack Walker, ForTwentyDaze, TheAK47s, Markus Highway, Lemonbee Combo, Bateria Brigada, Tropikasya, Philippine Army Band, the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps, Emerald Knights Drum & Bugle Corps.

  • Musical Influences:

    Jorge Ben, Claude Debussey, Joao Gilberto, Coldplay, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Michael Jackson, Phillip Glass, Jay Dilla, Pete Tong, Steven Halpern, Antonio Carlols Jobim, Miles Davis, Outkast, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Sasha & Digweed, Putumayo compilations, Kurt Elling, Wynton Marsalis, Pupil, Jay-Z, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Count Basie Orchestra, James Brown, Drum & Bugle Corps, Common, John Coltrane, Led Zeppelin, Dr. Dre, Timbalada, Linkin Park, Gregorian Chants, Miriam Makeba, Paul Oakenfold, The Grateful Dead, Bob Marley and many others.

Latest news

Jun 19, 2023

Website revival

After nearly a decade offline, I have returned. Some company bought my domain when I forgot to renew it and held it hostage for $3000+ for many years and then and eventually it ended up for sale at the regular price again and I snatched it up immediately. So glad to be back. Stay tuned for much music!

Jan 25, 2012

Website redesign

What you're looking at is the newly refurbished website aimed at making it easier to get to the information and media that you need.

Jan 1, 2012

Happy New Year from

What a year 2011 has been!  Its the twelfth year of the new millenium and id like to celebrate with a little blog outlining my top 12 drum books for drumset.

Oct 27, 2011

Return to the USA

After 4 years in the Philippines and other asian countries, its time to return to the homeland.  I'll be in the Dallas area for awhile so hit me up my fellow Texan musicians.