B i o g r a p h y
Pete Jacobson is a cellist, producer, songwriter-singer, chamber musician, teacher and music selector, who records, performs and tours with renowned artists. In 2013 he won a Grammy for best Latin Rock Alternative or Urban Album as a member of the group Quetzal. Mr. Jacobson has recorded cello for Dr. Dre and frequently plays alongside the San Diego Symphony. He has been a soloist with Kamasi Washington and the West Coast Get Down, and toured the world with Rhye. Pete resides in LA and records for movies and tv, including The Walking Dead. In 2000 he was a member of the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan and has performed in the US, Mexico, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Europe. He studied with Eleonore Schoenfeld at USC as well as at Cal Arts and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Pete plays with the Arohi Ensemble, los 440's, SANGAM, The Concentrates, Quartetto Fantastico, the Hutchins Consort and as a freelance cellist.