Remington, Jacob

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Jacob Remington


Born: 1986

Country: USA




Jacob Remington is a percussionist/composer from Fort Worth, Texas. He began his musical studies with the piano at the age of seven, and continued with horn and guitar before eventually finding his way to percussion. As a performer, Jake has presented several solo recitals, and has been featured as a soloist in numerous concerts including the premier of Eric Ewazen’s Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble with the Texas Christian University Percussion Ensemble. He was a semi-finalist in the 2009 Paris International Marimba Competition, and was awarded third place at the 2004 Percussive Arts Society International Convention Marimba Competition. In addition to his work as a soloist, Jake has performed with several professional ensembles such as the London Contemporary Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta. He is also a member of Ensemble Evolution, a percussion trio with Maria Finkelmeier and Charles Martin that is dedicated to the creation of new music. Jake is very passionate about the development and enrichment of percussion repertoire, and actively promotes this by composing new pieces and collaborating with other artists.[1]

Works for Percussion

Collide - Percussion Ensemble (17)
Norrskens Dans - Percussion Ensemble (18)
Prelude to Paradise - Percussion Ensemble (13)
Rhapsody for Solo Marimba (Remington) - Marimba
Tango Passacaglia - Percussion Duo - Marimba Duo
Thy Kingdom Come - Percussion Ensemble (13)
Toccata for Percussion Orchestra - Percussion Ensemble (12)