Alex Hahn - Alto sax | Gabe Martin - Trumpet
Jon Hatamiya - Trombone | Tim McKay - Bass Clarinet | Jacob Mann - piano
Corbin Jones - bass | Ryan McDiarmid - drums
This concert is the world premiere a new composition commissioned by the Los Angeles Jazz Society’s New Note program
Jacob Mann is a pianist, keyboardist, composer, and arranger from Las Vegas, Nevada. Currently based in Los Angeles, he is a founding member of jazz/funk groups Max Ox, Shrek Is Love, and the JacobMann Big Band.
As a sideman, he has performed with Louis Cole, Genevieve Artadi, Sam Wilkes, Lee Ritenour, Moonchild, Jacob Collier, Bob Mintzer Big Band, Michael Mayo, and Grace Kelly. Since 2017 Mann has played with the funk/pop/jazz group KNOWER in over thirty countries. Notable venues and festivals include Red Rocks, Blue Note Tokyo, Monterey Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Jazz a La Villette and North Sea Jazz Festival. In October 2018, he accompanied singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright on The Late Late Show with James Corden.
As an arranger, Mann has worked with Peter Erskine, Julie Kelly, Richard Smith and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra. His original big band compositions have been performed around the world by high school, college, and regional professional bands.
Mann may be most well-known for his “One Minute Jazz Lessons” YouTube series, which aims to teach jazz one minute at a time.