Mixing humorous social commentary with melancholy reflection, David W. Jacobsen performs and records catchy, mostly acoustic songs that combine poetry, satire, and narrative storytelling. Entertaining without crossing the line in to novelty, his musings on social and psychological concerns have connected with people all over the world. He performs live accompanying himself on acoustic guitar and amusing his audiences with an enjoyable banter.
His newest album, Not What I Meant, contains witty and reflective songs about failing to communicate. It deals with misunderstandings and their lighthearted or heartbreaking repercussions. Starting off in the acoustic singer/songwriter genre, the songs branch out to incorporate progressive elements, unexpected melodies, and intricate rhythms.
David W. Jacobsen has been writing and performing music for over fifteen years. He studied at Berklee College of Music and has both an excellent understanding of music theory as well as the good sense not to use it. His album Footprints was voted the top 10th album of 2005 by Upstage Magazine. His song "Christmas in Jersey City" received an honor award in the Great American Song Contest. He has recorded over ten albums on his Zbokth Productions label and is currently recording his next release.