Ken Jacobs

Born in Texas City and grew up in Houston, graduating from the Univ. of Texas, 1966. Studied musical performance, Berklee School of Music, 1973-5 and studies privately with Andy McGhee, John Handy, and Noel Jewkes. Moved to New Orleans in 1980 and lived there until August 2005 (Katrina). Was well-known band leader and sideman there. Played live with the O'Jays, the Temptations, Frankie Ford, the Dells, Willie Nelson, Earl King, and many more. Now residing in San Rafael, CA.

Primary Instrument


Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced


Have taught saxophone students for over 35 years. Charge: $35 for 45 minute lesson. Availability is open.


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