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Jake Hanlon

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.”

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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 Juris

Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Antigonish

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

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.

Clinic/Workshop Information

Clinics can vary on subject matter from strictly Guitar through to Jazz composition and arranging.

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