Denver, United States
A lifetime student of music, Grammy nominated composer/musician Jacob Sanders has appeared on over 30 albums with credits including performance, writing and production.
Currently on tour with hip-hop icon Big Daddy Kane - other notable links - Anthony Hamilton, Keyon Harrold, Ron Miles, Moby, The Slip, Jon Faddis, J.Most, Emily King, Ben Senterfit, and Uri Djemal. He's provided remixes for such artists as OK GO, Paul Simon, Raheem DeVaughn.
As the Creative Director for CueBro Audio Productions, he's helped to capture international placements with GE, TLC's "Breaking Amish", Nike, Corona, Anderson Cooper, San Miguel Beer, Naturalizer, NFL Films, History Detectives on PBS, Twig Science, and Bryant College. Film Scoring credits include original soundtracks for several movies, one of which (Back Door Channels) made its World Premiere at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, winning 11 Telly Awards, making it the most awarded documentary of 2012.
Recently he has collaborated with some of the world's finest dance companies; a.gise and dancers and Chris Ferris & Dancers in NYC and Kibbutz Contemporary Dance in Israel. He's also provided original musical works for local choreographers Jenny Stulberg, Katie Chakey, and Lexy Rose.
His work as a sound designer has been utilized by the world famous Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in Times Square, as well as LA based director, Philly K. Recorded cues, composed music, edited, mixed and mastered Dolby 2.0 surround sound design for immersive short film in a custom built 4D theater. Collaborated with Toronto based SimEx-Iwerks on adhering FX with film.
In addition to being dashingly handsome, he is an enthusiast for all things contradictory. The name WhaleHawk demonstrates this enthusiasm along with the style of music which can be all of the genres at once while not being one of them twice.