Multi-instrumentalist, Lisa Jacobs, declares the bass guitar her most beloved. Playing her first blues festival at age 12, she has gone on to write, record, music direct and perform with a variety of artists, including platinum recording pop artist Jocelyn Alice, Marshall (Walk Off The Earth), Jill Barber, Terri Clark, Kyle McKearney, Paul Reddick, Colin Linden, Jimmy Rankin (The Rankin Family), Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Wide Mouth Mason, Suzie Vinnick, Oscar Lopez, Amy Bishop, and Jann Arden (a personal highlight). In addition to working as a session musician, Lisa released an EP with her original project - jocelyn & lisa- in 2012. A song from that project, “Bound to You” went gold in Canada after being re-released by Jocelyn Alice in 2018.
Lisa has a degree in music therapy (with a minor in jazz performance on electric bass). As a certified music therapist, she’s had the opportunity to create music with people of varied abilities (autism, cerebral palsy, hearing/visual impairments, brain injuries etc) and ages (infants to 102yrs) in many different settings including schools, hospitals and even a maximum security prison. Lisa sits on the board of the Music Therapy Association of Alberta and has recently delved into the role of MC - Including being a co-host for the 2021 Music Cities Convention. Although she loves to wander the planet, Calgary, Alberta is Lisa’s home.