Pete Jacobsen

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Birthday
16, 1950
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 29, 2002 (51)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
16, 1950
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 29, 2002 (51)

About

Blind jazz artist known as the longstanding accompanist of Scottish tenor saxophonist Bobby Wellins.

Before Fame

He was a student at London's Worcester School for the Blind and later at the Royal Academy of Music.

Trivia

His solo recitals were well-remembered, especially the ones at Sherborne Jazz Festival and Brighton Jazz Club.

Family Life

His family never hindered his musical pursuits because of his condition, and he started his piano studies when he was still small.

Associated With

His first foray as a professional was accompanist to saxophonist Barbara Thompson.

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