- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
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Guitarist, Songwriter, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Performer
The virtuoso session guitarist has recorded with such names as The Brecker Brothers and the Saturday Night Live band, and he has toured with Journey, Styx, Tina Turner, Robin Trower, Chick Corea, Bob Seger, Fania All Stars, and many other music legends. And now with his group Second Chance, he's more dazzling than ever, rejuvenated with a real second chance after recovering from a life-threatening illness.
George's first album to bring attention to his guitar mastery was Chango, as part of the group of the same name, which signed to ABC Records in the 70’s. The album went gold, selling more than 500 thousand copies. George’s second record was on Mercury records. He also produced, co-wrote and played guitar with a group called Apache, signed to Atlantic records. All the records reached the Billboard charts.
More recently, George's Under the Influence CD has had major exposure and has been played on over 550 radio stations worldwide. The CD, which has sold more than five thousand copies without a major release, feat
I owned a guitar shop, where I sold guitars, gave lessons, and had a recording studio in the back. I have recorded 3 major label releases, with a gold album. Chango. ABC Records. I still record and play over 4-5 hours a day.
I was The Lead Guitarist for a group called Chango and was signed and toured for this record label.
I got signed to a music supervisor. They Place my music with Film, TV. I currently have a song on TV. Sky;s the limit, on Telemundo. 9PM EST 6 days a week, currently playing. I will be receiving Royalties from this.
A.S.M.A.C. is an organization whose mission is to promote the arts of Music Arranging, Composition, and Orchestration within the entertainment industry community and the general public. A.S.M.A.C.’s purpose is to provide its membership a place to make contact with each other to exchange ideas and information about the art of music and the music industry. A.S.M.A.C. seeks to educate and inform both the general public and the commercial arts community about the roles its members play in the creation of music past and present. A.S.M.A.C. also encourages emerging arrangers and composers in their development.+ Read More
Witnessing George instruct is watching a professional at work! He doesn't play the guitar, but he makes the guitar sing. You can tell his experience by his knowledge of his instrument, and what he teaches is substantial to what I need or anybody else to become a better musician. Just like his productions he teaches at a high-level, but breaks it down for even a child to understand. If you want a transformation in your musicianship, I'm confident Mr. Jacobs is your guy!+ Read More
I met George at his Miami guitar shop, we tried some amps and pedals, immediately i knew he could play the guitar like few can. From hendrix to santana, progressive to classic, George is your guy if you want to know in deep the art of guitar playing. Plus he can help you with finding Your sound.+ Read More
George is an excellent instructor. My son had been playing for awhile but just couldn’t get past the brick wall that he kept hitting. George worked with him and was able to get past the rut he was in and help him expand his skills. My son is now 17 and plays in a popular local band that has several paying gigs a month. Thank you George.+ Read More
George is an incredible teacher and a class act. He is thorough and in depth with his teaching and he always comes in with a lesson plan. I would recommend George to any and everybody looking to learn how to play guitar.
I learned new licks every lesson, I was taught to incorporate them into my playing. After taking lessons with George my playing improved dramatically.
George has really taken his time in teaching me the basic fundamentals of how to play guitar. I am a beginner and have already seen a change in my playing style. I would definitely recommend him if you are interested in gaining superior musical knowledge and building up the confidence to take your playing to the next level.+ Read More
With over 45 years of experience to share, George has all the tools and knowledge I need to advance my abilities in Guitar. Great teacher that allows me to learn and grow at a good and comfortable pace. His lessons are concise and effective for me to study even with my busy schedule. A++++ Read More
George is a gifted guitarist and instructor. His experience and insight have proven pivotal in my pursuit of improved knowledge and skills on the guitar. I can highly recommend him to anyone striving to be a better guitar player.