jacob-cookJoined: 2012
Instrument: Drums

Jake has drummed with Eugene “Hideaway ” Bridges, internationally recognized rnb vocalist/songwriter Vassy, Robert Susz (Dynamic Hepnotics), Bob Spencer Blues Band, Sirocco and Harper . He has recorded drums with The Sleepy Jackson’s Luke Steele (Empire of the Sun), Sirocco and Harper’s “Live At The Basement” ABC 2002 and “Way Down Deep Inside” Core Records 2003.

Jacob has also recorded drums or produced/co-written with the following people:
Vassy: Single “Cover You In Kisses” co-written and co-produced ABC/Universal 2004
Vassy: Album “My Affection” co-write/produce 5 tracks including the single “WannaFly”ABC/Warners 2005.
Vassy: “Loverman” co-produced for 2005 Ministry of Sound compilation.
Bluejuice: “The Good Luck Pig” produced three songs including “Unemployed”(high rotation on JJJ 2004)
Bluejuice; “Here We Go Now” remix produced co-wrote ( high rotation JJJ) 2003.

Jacob keeps up a hectic schedule of performance and teaching and the Mentals were lucky to grab him.