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419 E Main St, Shawnee, OK 74801http://www.garrettjacobson.net/
As a dynamic blues and jazz performer, Garrett Jacobson has been captivating audiences for twenty-five years. His recordings have received critical praise in national and regional publications such as Living Blues, Blues Revue, Blues Blast, and Southwest Blues. The Garrett “Big G” Jacobson Band has performed at notable venues across the country such as Buddy Guy's Legends, The Chicago Blues Festival, The Grand Emporium, and B.B. King's Blues Club. Garrett has also performed with blues greats Jimmy Johnson, Carl Weathersby, and Smokey Wilson. With his distinct guitar style and impactful vocal delivery, Garrett Jacobson delivers a soul-satisfying performance not to be forgotten.
While attending the University of Central Oklahoma, Garrett found a renewed interest in the piano which fueled his growing interest in jazz. He soon began playing the Hammond organ after hearing records by Jimmy Smith and Jack McDuff that ignited within him a passion for the Hammond’s unique sound. While maintaining a busy schedule as a regional blues artist, he simultaneously began playing jazz dates on organ in Oklahoma City in 2004. His latest recording, Without Notice (2020), is a set of original songs that not only showcases his abilities as a jazz pianist and organist, but also his composing and arranging skills.
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