Eric Jacobson is a professional trumpet player, clinician, composer and private instructor residing in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Eric is one of the most prominent jazz trumpet players in the Milwaukee area. His approach to jazz is fresh and modern, yet stays within the jazz traditions of greats like Chet Baker and Freddie Hubbard. Eric has performed all over the country and in two major European jazz festivals (North Sea, Montreux). He has been fortunate to experience performances and lessons with jazz legends such as: Maynard Ferguson, Slide Hampton, Brian Lynch, Mark Witfield, Jim Rotondi, Tim Hagans, and Wynton Marsalis. Some of Eric's mentors include New York jazz trumpeter Brian Lynch, Chicago based jazz trumpeter Mike Plog, UW-Whitewater Trumpet Professor Dr. Frank Hansen and Madison based jazz trumpeter David Cooper. In October 2001 Eric released his debut jazz CD entitled 'Inspiration' which features some of Milwaukee's best jazz musicians as well as New York trumpet sensation Brian Lynch. Eric Jacobson - Trumpet Steve Einerson - Electric Piano Jeff Hamann - Bass Brian Ritter - Drums Featuring: Brian Lynch - Trumpet Eric Morones - Tenor Sax Mike Stanal - Guitar Paul Silbergeit - Guitar Luis Diaz - Congas.