Jacob Cole is a world percussionist, instructor, composer, and jazz fusion drummer. As a graduate of Berklee College of Music he has studied with many of the worlds masters. He now takes that knowledge and his depth of experience as a professional musician to the handpan, his primary love and passion. Jacob’s unique style of playing reflects a diverse range of percussive styles and techniques, yet ultimately it is his love for the groove and improvisation that drives his music.
“I’m honored to play Ayasa and call Ralf my friend, he is an amazing human and equally amazing craftsman. My Ayasa 2015 LongLoy can only be described as a pristine musical gift to my soul. Every Ayasa I have tried are among the best looking and sounding handpans in the world!”