Title: Adjunct Instructor of Jazz Studies (Bass and Combos)
Office: Corbett Cntr Perform Arts
Aaron Jacobs studied jazz bass under Chris Berg, Brad Goode and Steve Flora, as well as classical bass under Rick Vizachero and Al Laszlo. He freelances on upright and electric bass around the Cincinnati region in styles ranging from jazz, latin, rock and classical music. At present, Aaron plays in various ensembles throughout Cincinnati including Phil DeGreg's Trio, Brazilia, the John Zappa Trio, the Rick VanMatre Quintet, Northside Jazz Ensemble, the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra and has made appearances with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra.
Jacobs has performed with numerous international artists, including Roland Vazquez, Benny Golson, Don Braden, Tim Hagans, Alex Norris, Ignacio Berroa and Lou Soloff. He has also recorded extensively in Cincinnati with artists such as Rick VanMatre, Phil DeGreg, Brent Gallaher and Mandy Gaines, and for nationally renowned recording studios Sound Images, Ultra Suede and Group Effort.