Senior Spotlight: Akiva Jacobs ’22

Akiva Jacobs, a guitarist and bass player from Newton, MA (and, as they think people would be surprised to learn, a scorpio!) composed and conducted an original composition for jazz large ensemble for their senior thesis in the Department of Music while pursuing Certificates in Music Performance and Latin American Studies. When not performing music, such as this songs show, Akiva loves exploring the Stony Brook River Trail near campus.

Favorite tracks: Chanting by Ornette Coleman, Love in Mine by Big Thief, Wildflower by CeeLo Green, You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin

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