Jacob George was born and raised in Miami, Florida where he works as a teacher and singer songwriter. He has been writing and producing songs since he
Jacob George was born and raised in Miami, Florida where he works as a teacher and singer songwriter. He has been writing and producing songs since he was 15 years old. He was the musical director for PAN, Performing Arts Network and Voices United, with whom he toured South Africa, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Greece, and Turkey performing original music.
George graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2015 where he majored in songwriting. At Berklee, he was offered an opportunity to work with Joe James, the head of Berklee’s A&R Dept, and recorded his first full length album. Jacob traveled to SxSW Music Festival with Grammy Award winner Bonnie Hayes where he performed his original compositions, and was chosen to represent Berklee’s Songwriting Dept.
After attending a master class with touring artist Patty Larkin, Jacob was invited to open for her at The Spire Center in Plymouth. In 2016, he released his debut album, Fight the Feeling. The album received positive feedback and it’s single, Cold Machine, was given a regular rotation on internet & college radio. Following the release of Fight the Feeling, George restructured his band in Miami, Florida, and began performing regularly throughout South Florida. He was featured on BalconyTV, WLRN Folk and Acoustic, Good Morning Emmerson and Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF). George released his first official music video for “Mama’s Girl” in 2021. In 2022 the Mama’s Girl music video was selected to be included in Richmond International Film Festival. George currently teaches music, and performs with his Band. He plans to release new music later this year.
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