Canadian Guitarist, Composer and Educator Jake Hanlon has, in a short span of time established himself as one of the brightest up-and-coming talents in Canadian Jazz.
Hanlon's music has been quoted as ...Beautiful writing and playing....LOOKOUT.....wonderful by Jazz Guitar Maestro Vic Juris. NEA Jazz Master Curtis Fuller called Hanlon a “Smooth Rider.” Composer and Jazz Guitar Legend John Abercrombie stated “... Jake's tunes are a whole other thing” and Grammy nominated Composer/Arranger Phil Kelly noted Hanlon's writing as “fresh and exciting.”
Hanlon is also a recording artist having released his debut Album “Follow” on Armored Records in the Fall of 2010 which features 8 original Jazz compositions as well as plans in the pipeline for a Jazz Trio album and another recording with his Brother, Jazz Pianist Josh Hanlon sometime in the near future.
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Jake is a smooth rider! --Curtis Fuller
An Excellent Guitarist in his own right --Fred Hamilton
...Beautiful writing and playing... LOOKOUT... wonderful --Vic
Willing to teach
Jake Hanlon currently is a Professor of Jazz Guitar at Saint
Francis Xavier University located in Atlantic Canada. Hanlon is
available for Masterclasses in Jazz Guitar, Composition, Jazz
Ensemble and Pedagogy.
Those interested in regular lessons with Hanlon can arrange
weekly or bi-weekly lessons. Prices vary on level, experience
and age of the student.
Clinics can vary on subject matter from strictly Guitar through to
Jazz composition and arranging.