Keith Jacobson is a premier San Diego sax player and a protege’ of Grammy Award winning sax artist Eric Marienthal. Keith, a University of Washington graduate, moved from his hometown of Seattle to San Diego in 2000, and has since electrified Southern California’s vibrant contemporary jazz scene at a wide variety of public and private venues, including Humphrey’s Backstage Lounge and the Ponte Winery Smooth Jazz Festival.
In 2006, Keith released his debut CD, I Wanna Be With You, which received airplay on more than 80 smooth jazz stations across the country and rose to #39 on the SmoothJazz.com charts. His dynamic follow-up CD, Turn On The Charm, released in 2007, was nominated Best Jazz Album of the Year for the 2007 San Diego Music Awards. Additionally, it went into immediate rotation at smooth jazz stations across the country, including San Diego’s 98.1 KIFM, making him a highly sought after artist. Keith’s live performances include originals from his CDs and contemporary and classic standards.
Keith has over 25 years of professional experience playing at weddings, receptions, hotels, corporate events and restaurants.