Jan Jakut

Jazz Guitar from Berkeley, CA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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A blend of Popular Music and jazz repertoire arranged for one guitar for your event! Classically and Jazz Conservatory trained (B.Mus), professional guitarist. Styles include Popular American Music (Rock/Pop/Jazz) & Bossa Nova. Primary instrument is the electric guitar (Fender Telecaster) or Semi-Acoustic Archtop guitar (D'Aquisto). Jan plays solo or with a variety of ensembles and provides a sound system (AER) or plugs into a provided system.

Jan has extensive performing experience at all major Seattle and Berlin area venues e.g. MoPop Seattle, University of Washington, Berlin Philharmonic, Bertelsmann Stiftung, World Trade Center, Seattle. International performance experience for corporate events e.g. "Stone Brewery" Berlin (GER), "Jazz Nights Langenau" (CH), "Northwest Meetings + Events" magazine Best of 2017 Awards.

Confronting the musical aesthetics of Hendrix and Cobain with textures derived from Jazz, 50s and 60s instrumental music, Jan explores contemporary genres in a jazz setting. He studied for his Master's degree in Jazz and Improvised Music with the Helen A. Reynolds Endowed Scholarship in Music and worked as Teaching Assistant at the University of Washington, Seattle. In 2016 he was one of the finalists in Lee Ritenour's Six String Theory Music Competition. As an expert for solo guitar performance, he releases customized transcriptions of full solo guitar performances, arrangements and educational material especially written for solo jazz guitar & fingerstyle guitar with Juju Music Edition.
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FUTURE EVENTS
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2017
Dec
14
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Jan
21
California Jazz Conservatory
Berkeley, CA
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2017
Dec
7
World Trade Center Seattle
Seattle, WA
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2017
Oct
21
The Foundry - Northwest Meetings and Events Best of 2017
Seattle, WA
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Jazz Standards
Various
Black Hole Sun
Soundgarden
Karma Police
Radiohead
Strawberry Fields Forever
The Beatles
Penny Lane
The Beatles
Stella By Sarlight
Miles Davis
The Wind Cries Mary
Jimi Hendrix
Where's My Mind
The Pixies
Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus
I'll Be Seeing You
Guitar
One Man Band
Jazz Guitar
Alternative Guitar
Blues Guitar
Pop Guitar
Top 40 Guitar
Brazilian Guitar
Oldies Guitar
Ambient Guitar
Jazz One Man Band
Pop Acoustic Guitar
Proms
Celebrations
Happy Hours
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Super Bowl Parties
Commitment Ceremonies
Kentucky Derby Parties
Please note Jan Jakut will also travel to Albany, Emeryville, Oakland, Canyon, Piedmont, El Cerrito, Orinda, Richmond, Alameda, El Sobrante, Lafayette, Moraga, Rheem Valley, San Francisco, San Pablo, Hercules, Pinole, Walnut Creek, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Rodeo, San Leandro, South San Francisco, Tiburon, Concord, Crockett, Port Costa, Alamo, San Quentin, Sausalito.
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