Jacob Studied with Percussive Arts Society "Hall of Fame" teachers:
Jim Chapin (20th century’s most influential drum set educator) intermittently from 1970 -1985 (Jim Chapin in his own words)
Saul Goodman - Master Classes (Juilliard School, N.Y. Philharmonic) 1976
Michael Bookspan (Philadelphia Orchestra, University of the Arts, Curtis Institute of Music) 1976 - 1977
Member Artist/ Vic Firth Educational Team
Member Professional Drum Teachers Guild
former student at a lesson.