Sascha Jacobsen was born into a musical family, going as far back as his great, great, great, great-grandfather, who was a bassist for the Moscow Opera. Sascha has performed with Rita Moreno, Hugh Jackman, Martin Short, Peter Gabriel, Josh Groban, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Newman, Bobby McFerrin, Darren Criss & Amber Riley (of Glee), Eddie Duran, Marc Shaiman, Dave MacNab, Raul Jaurena, Maria Volonte, and others. He has performed with the Santa Cruz Symphony, and the American Musical Theatre in San Jose, the Monterey Symphony and the Sarasota Opera,and has toured the world with the Argentine Tango group: Trio Garufa. He is the founder of the Musical Art Quintet which performs his original works. Sascha’s passion for music and dance has led him to collaborate with great dance groups such as The Flamenco Theatre Company of San Francisco, Tango Fatal with Choreographer Jorge Torres (Forever Tango) and the Chitresh Das Dance Company with Jason Samuel Smith. Sascha is also dedicated to teaching and has coached the students at SF School of the Arts, Sacred Heart College Prep, Oakland School for the Arts, Balboa High School, St. Ignatius Prep and talented private students.