Guitar Player Magazine is calling him …the blazing wunderkind. The Boston Phoenix has declared him ...the WOW! factor. Award-winning jazz guitarist and composer, Jake Hertzog, is making it big in New York City. Jake’s third studio album, Evolution [Buckyball Records], just released this August 2011 has been quickly gaining international regard.
Jake's second studio album, Patterns [Buckyball Records] and Jake’s debut album, Chromatosphere (2009), brought him critical acclaim, including a five page interview in Guitar Player Magazine (June 2009) highlighting his unique technique and approach to modern jazz guitar. Both albums are recorded and produced by Grammy Award-winner, Joshua Paul Thompson.
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[Jake has} All the Metheny earmarks that you love and fear at
factor - Boston Phoenix
Hertzog is sure to blow your ears wide open and create a new
jazz fans. Hot stuff. - -CHRIS SPECTOR, Editor and Publisher
Hertzog is the real deal on many levels...one of the most
original I have
heard - Ralph A. Miriello [jazz.com]
...truly a marvel. - Kultur.cmichaelbaily.com
...a jazz guitarist of and for the 21st century - Jack
Highlights In Jazz
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
Private Lessons $75/hr
B.M. Berklee College of Music 2007
Clinician and private instructor in US and Europe
Modern Jazz Guitar - Exploration of sounds, voicing and
harmonic language of
modern jazz guitar.
Ensemble - Focus on group playing and composition originality.