From Miami Beach to Las Vegas to Los Angeles, Sid has siteeloped a unique harmonic approach to performing and teaching jazz guitar that leaves his peers spellbound. Known as a player, composer, arranger and educator Sid is revered in the LA area as one of the most interesting and thoughtful guitarists. His long tenure as a teacher of Advanced Bebop and Jazz Guitar at the Dick Grove School and at Musicians Institute give him the bully pulpit from which to influence the next generation of great players as he was influenced by his teacher, mentor and close friend Joe Diorio.
Sid has written method books and critically acclaimed arrangements of the works of Thelonious Monk and Bill Evans for guitar. He has toured internationally and worked alongside some of the greatest names in jazz.
Sid Jacobs with his Bravo Model
(photo courtesy Bob Barry, www.jazzography.com)