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The Irdium Jazz Club Presents Jake Hertzog 1/8

Jake Hertzog will be giving a concert at The Irdium Jazz Club. The concert will take place Saturday, January 8th at midnight.  Hertzog is one of the most original and exciting new guitarists on the scene. Performing with the venerated rhythm section of Harvie S (bass) and Victor Jones (drums) the Jake Hertzog Trio bends genres with their exhilarating live performances. Appearing at what has become their New York home, The Iridium Jazz club, this is an event not to miss, as the band prepares for their 3rd studio album to be released this spring.

Jake Hertzog will be performing with Harvie S (bass) and Victor Jones (drums.)

The Iridium Jazz Club is located at 1650 Broadway (at 51 St.) For more information, please visit www.iridiumjazzclub.com.Guitar Player Magazine is calling him '...the blazing wunderkind.' The Boston Phoenix has declared him '...the WOW! factor.' Award-winning jazz guitarist and composer, Jake Hertzog, is making it big in New York City. Jake's second studio album, Patterns, just released this April 2010, is already Guitar Player Magazine's Editor's Pick. Jake is a monthly contributor to GP Magazine's ‘Lessons' section under the alias Hey Jazz Guy and has been coined as the Jazz ambassador to the non-jazz world.

Jake's debut album, Chromatosphere (2009), brought him critical acclaim including a five page interview in Guitar Player Magazine (June 2009) highlighting his unique technique and approach to modern jazz guitar. Both albums, recorded and produced by Grammy Award-winner, Joshua Paul Thompson.

Furthermore, he stands as musical director and lead guitarist for Nickelodeon's The Naked Brothers Band stars, Nat and Alex Wolff. They have concluded two national tours and have performed on national television shows including Good Morning America, The View, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, The Today Show and many others.

Past achievements include winning the Grand Prize in 2006 for the Montreux Jazz Guitar Competition in Switzerland. In the festivals 44-year history, he holds title at 20 years old as the youngest ever prize winner. He was invited back in 2007 to showcase his original music in the Montreux Jazz Festival. Jake is an Alum of the prestigious Berklee College of Music and recipient of several performance scholarships.

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