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Jake Glasgow – Keepin’ On

Self-reliance is the name of the game. Berklee College of Music graduated musician Jake Glasgow has a great creative scale as MIDI expert at Coda Music Technology, as teacher of inTune, a school of contemporary music offering private music lessons in Brass, Woodwind, Drums/Percussion, Bass, Guitar, and Piano, as a studio musician with groups all over the United States, as a producer, writer, arranger, and sound designer on countless projects for Television, Radio, and indie film, as a clinician for schools and as initiator of his own solo career.

Jake started with the 2007 release, Hangin’ With Mister G. As you can see on the cover, the “G” is also center of his sophomore album Keepin’ On (2010).

Most of the instruments on this album are performed by Jake with assistance of special guests Matt Ramerman (drums), Brad Johnson (bass guitar), Peter Bagale (vocals), Nick Rosenthal, Matt Merritt, and Jeff Reichman (guitars).

Jake comments: “A lot of good times were had in the making of this album. I would like to thank everyone involved for lending their talents, ears, support, and antics. It’s been three years since my first solo release and I couldn’t be more excited about the second. I thank you all for your interest and continued support. Enjoy!”

When you are on the search after a new sound, give A Tip Of My Hat a listen. After starting as a dynamic smooth jazz tune, the track soon develops a high-handed existence of a special kind. Jake’s treat of the sound is really innovative and unique.

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Jake Glasgow – Keepin’ On

Jake Glasgow is releasing his second solo CD Keepin’ On on April 9th. He performs or programs all the music on these tracks. Additional performances by the following very special guests: Matt Ramerman (drums), Brad Johnson (bass guitar), Peter Bagale (vocals), Nick Rosenthal, Matt Merritt, and Jeff Reichman (guitars).

All songs were composed by Jake Glasgow with the exception of “Ooh Child” which was composed by Stan Vincent (The Five Stairsteps) and arranged by Jake Glasgow. All songs were produced by Jake Glasgow except track 4 “Keepin’On,” which was co-produced with Matt Ramerman.

Jake comments:  “A lot of good times were had in the making of this album. I would like to thank everyone involved for lending their talents, ears, support, and antics. It’s been three years since my first solo release and I couldn’t be more excited about the second. I thank you all for your interest and continued support. Enjoy!”

Jake Glasgow graduated from the Berklee College of Music, Boston MA with a Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Writing and Production. While at Berklee Jake studied the saxophone with Grammy award winner Fred Lipsius of Blood Sweat and Tears. Berklee also put Jake in charge of their MIDI lab, which at the time was the largest networked MIDI facility of its kind in the world.
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