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A. Jacob is considered as one of the first composer representatives and he is important reference at the field of music investigation.
He participates in a number of international and national shows, works in television, creates events and live concerts, studio recordings, production and post-production, television commercials, film and short film soundtracks, etc. Andreu Jacob works as a musician, composer,producer and arrangement director. He is specialized in synthetics, and he isinnovator in the most effects-oriented field of architectonical acoustics.
Through out his career he has performed concerts in:
Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, United States, United Kingdom ...
A. Jacob participated in several jazz festivals and international seminars, such as:
10 Miedzynarodowy Festival, Makej Formy Jazzowey, Krakaw (Poland)
13 Jazz na Kresach de Zamosc (Poland)
Festival L..Hora del Jazz “memorialTete Montoliu” (Barcelona)
Nantes Festival (France) Festival
Mas i Mas Festival - 30 minuts de música a la Pedrera (Barcelona) 2007
X Festival de Jazz de Lleida «JazzTardor» (Lerida)
24 Seminari internacional de Jazz (Begues)
Kosz Festival (Germany)
27 Seminari Internacional de Jazz i músiques improvitzadesTaller de Músics (Barcelona) SPAIN
Seminari internacional Jazz Flamenco música mediterrània & improvisada - (Begues)
Châteaudun Jazz (France)
BCN, t’ho Porto 3 Festival MausHábitos (Portugal)
12 è Festival de Flamenco de CiutatVella (Barcelona)
17 MMVV - Festival música viva de Vic(Vic)
37 Voll Damm Festival Internacionalde Jazz (Barcelona)
ANANIL junho 2006 / Montemor–o-novo(Portugal)
ANANIL junho 2007 / Montemor–o-novo(Portugal)
ESPIRELIA JAZZ 2007 / Lorca /(Murcia)
Marathon Jazz CCCB (Barcelona) etc …
A. Jacob participated in the Guiness Record’s symphony for 100 drums (Fer volar coloms), which was written and directed by Santi Arisa. Andreu Jacob has taught and organized several master classes in international and national conservatories, superior music colleges,learning centers and music schools.
A. Jacob has produced experimentation banks, articles, live demos and technical support for a great number ofmagazines and companies. During his professional career, several world-knownfirms he has sponsored by:
Zildjian, EVANS, Tama , Music Distribución, Musicmania, Ventamátic, Directworld, Adagio, Clavia, Casio, Native Instruments, Steinberg, Propellerhead, Fearless estudio, phantom sound, Sound Art,Microfusa, MI7, Sibelius, PRK Percusión..
Moreover, nowadays A. Jacob is the international mostsponsored musician
He has made labs and live demos for institutions like: Adagio, Musicmania, Tama, Ventamatic, Directworld, Sound Art, Clavia - Ddrum 4, Nordlead 2 , Nord Modular, Emagic, Propellerhead, Microfusa ...
A. Jacob has also obtained, as a composer, scholarshipsfrom institutions: Circulo de Bellas Artes (Madrid) SPAIN
Awards and prizes
The winner of contest composition, in Madrid at the Fine Arts in its 75-year anniversary (Spain) 2000
Laura is alone (Lauren Films) «Golden Nymph» Festival, Barcelona, 2003
La memoria de los peces (Manga Films) «Golden Star» awarded at the Prague Festival, 2004
Internacional Festival Film Barcelona «2 Golden Nymph» 2004
El mar no es azul (Manga Films) award for best Erotic Movie FICEB 2005 (International Film Festival Barcelona 2005)
European awards 2006 Brusselas «awarded in 4 diferents categorys»
He was picked for thespecial productions part at the MUM 2005
Nominated for best fusion album by album OUTSIDE (2009) music awards editionXIII
Nominated for best album of the year by the hard OUTSIDE (2009) music awardsedition XIII
Jaçz Award nomination forbest album 2009, for the record OUTSIDE (2009)
Nominated for best fusion album by the hard BLOW (2010) music awards editionXIII
Nominated for best album of the year for the album BLOW (2010) music awardsedition XIV
Nominated for best sound engineer for the album BLOW (2010) music awardsedition XIV
Nominated for best fusion album by album (Глаза Господа) (2011) musicawards edition XV
Nominated for best album of the year for the album (Глаза Господа) (2011)music awards edition XV
Nominated for best sound engineer for the album (Глаза Господа) (2011) musicawards edition XV
Nomination on several occasions and categories in the awards MUM
22 Special Production Award Generalitat de Catalunya, Department of Culture(Tour Ressons).
37 Festival de Jazz de Barcelona prizeEthnoSyntheticJazz production.
A.Jacob has worked together with musicians such as:
Alicja Satrurska, The Great Resonance Choral, Miguel Poveda, Miles Griffith , Elisabeth Karsten, Michael Stevens, Albert Bover, Marina Albero , Salvador Niebla, Max Sunyer, Michael Grossman, Santi Arisa, Jordi Bonell, Esther Estrada, Rob Stillman,Choral Zangensemble SLAVA , Chema Vilchez, Chano Dominguez, Chicuelo,Garrison Fewel, Conrad Setó , Jordi Rallo, Skip Haden, George Soler , Errol Woiski, Jordi Rossi, Mario Lecaros, Ulf Ding , Gorka Benitez, Juan de Diego, Bigband " Taller de Músics" Jordi Gaspar , Maxim Dedicov and manyothers.
Also he worked with famous literary poets like: José María Herranz, Luis Antonio de Villena y María Esperanza Párraga among the highlights.
Andreu Jacob is working in projects with famous painters graphic artist such as:
Peter Gric , Thomas Dodd , Laurie Lipton, Lara Zankoul, Peter Coulson , Viviana Gonzalez, Alex Timmermans, Tommy Ingberg, Brooke Shaden, Liv Solberg, Bjørn Tore Manuel ...
KUNST art symbiosis / When music becomes art
A. Jacob has created more than 1000 works, where newtechnologies and noticeable resources (multimedia, interactive creations, videocreations, films and short films, etc.) are presented.His music is contemporary in his nature, such as classic, avant-gardecreations, jazz, rock, psychedelic.