Jakob Lillegaard
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Jakob Lillegaard

Jakob L.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Everybody learns in a different manner so I strive to tailor instruction to the individual. I believe all students are highly capable with the right approach. I am experienced in most genres of music and I specialize in the art of improvisation and training ears.

About Jakob L.

Music has been my whole life since I was a young teen over 20 years ago. I was so interested that I taught myself music theory from various books I could get my hands on and started making home recordings when I was 15. I've been in over 50 bands across almost every genre under the sun.

In addition to bass guitar I also play double bass and cello. I really love the low frequencies.

Groove and improvisation is what I gravitate towards and I love being a conduit to inject more groove into the world via my students.

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Cory
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So far I’ve taken a handful of lessons and Jakob has greatly improved my feel and playing a noticeable amount! He is able to hone in on what I need as a fledgling bass player. I often jam with my friends and jakob has given me advice on improve my abilities and role within a live setting. Patient, well spoken and I Can tell he cares about his students success.

Posted Nov 8, 2020
Alyssa
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Great instructor, started seeing improvements in my playing almost immediately. Has a wealth of music theory knowledge and is good at teaching it. Also has a very flexible schedule.

Posted Nov 7, 2020
Jason
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Jakob is a great teacher! He is patient, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. As an adult student, what makes Jakob great is his scheduling flexibility. I have found him approachable, eager to answer questions and thoughtful in his lessons. I very much recommend Jakob as a teacher to aspiring musicians!

Posted Oct 30, 2020
Rachel
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Jakob is incredibly skilled and knowledgeable at his musical craft, and his passion for music pours over into everything he does, from learning to teaching and performing! He has an excellent way of making music accessible and understandable for truly anyone. It has been an absolute treat to do music with Jakob, and I heartily recommend him!

Posted Oct 27, 2020
Jeff
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Jakob took the time to understand where i was at and where i wanted to go. He broke things down well and gave me clear guidance on how to move forward. I would definitely recommend Jakob to anyone looking to up their bass game.

Posted Oct 26, 2020

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Experience

Sound Engineer
Jan 2005 - Jan 2015

jlil music

Recorded, mixed, and produced 12 albums for various local artists. Recorded and produced 3 stand up comedy albums. Archived over 1000 hours of personal jam sessions with friends.

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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