Jacob Collier is 26 years old, lives with his mother and two sisters in North London, in the house where he grew up.  Jacob Collier is with you today dear reader thanks to the January 25, 2021 issue of New Yorker Magazine.  Millennials and boomers alike can find what they need in this Amazing weekly periodical.  Take it from one who has read this esteemed magazine weekly since age 16.

Jacob is clearly gifted. A child prodigy not unlike say, Todd Rundgren.  The cover of Stevie Wonder’s ” Don’t you worry bout a thing” was a herculean start, some might argue a bit of a “look what I can do”!  I say if you can do it as well as Jacob why not demonstrate this unique gift to the world. Share and keep sharing. This Wonder Cover got him noticed by vox populi and more importantly for Jacob’s bank account, producer Quincy Jones.  2016 Jacob signed with Quincy Jones Productions releasing “In my Room” soon thereafter. You noticed the different hair style for each vocal part Jacob performed, then gridded together in the mix.  Genius in the details. Respect earned and given.



Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing – Jacob Collier


Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing – Jacob Collier

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Jacob Collier ft. Mahalia: All I Need

Djesse Vol. 3’s third single; with the glorious Mahalia and Ty Dolla $ign, alongside a vertiginous array of groove some Jacobs. Directed and animated by Tee Ken Ng. Edited by Light Sail VR.“tignarlegt” Creative Director: Danna Takako Production: Non-Drowsy Design & Lightsail VR Music video by Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Ty Dolla $ign performing All I Need. © 2020 Hajanga Records, under exclusive license to Interscope Records / Decca, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

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Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Ty Dolla $ign – All I Need

Mahalia and I performed “All I Need” for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon! Every instrument was recorded live, and shot from multiple angles. I had so much fun editing it all together 🙂

Stream & Download “All I Need” ➡ https://jacobcollier.lnk.to/AlliNeedM…

Band Members: Jacob Collier
Vocals: Mahalia & Jacob Collier
Video edited by Jacob Collier
Directed by Jacob Collier & Ben Bloomberg
Audio Production & Mixing: Jacob Collier & Ben Bloomberg
Producer: Ben Bloomberg
Production Manager: Rob Fisher
Executive Producer: John Pryer
DOP: Richard Dunton
Colorist: Ben Bloomberg
1st AD: Mark Pickard
Live Recording Engineer: Andrew Thornton
Lighting Concept: Luke Edwards
Lighting Designer: Tim Routledge
Video Production Team: 24/7 Productions
Rhodes Alligator: Jethro

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All I Need
Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Ty Dolla $ign
All I Need
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Jacob Collier – All I Need with @Mahalia (Live from O2 Academy Brixton)


Jacob Collier and the band are joined by special guest @Mahalia in London to perform their Grammy-nominated single ’All I Need’, as part of the DJESSE World Tour homecoming show in June 2022! Performed by: Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Alita Moses, Bryn Bliska, Emily Elbert, Robin Mullarkey, and Christian Euman TOUR TICKETS: http://www.JacobCollier.com/tour Audio Mixed by Jacob Collier & Ben Bloomberg Video Edited by Jacob Collier & Andy Morgan An ELS.tv production Directed by Andy Morgan Produced by Mike Downs Cameras: Pablo D’Ambrosi & Miles Tudor Grade: Andy Morgan.

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The official animated music video for my latest single, ‘Never Gonna Be Alone’, featuring Lizzy McAlpine and John Mayer.


Video Produced by Bare Golly Films
Video Directed by Shan Christopher Ogilvie & Ewa Smyk
Video Edited by Shan Christopher Ogilvie
Painted by Ewa Smyk, Haemin Ko, Thrish Sumanasekera, Iza Barszcz
Design by Ewa Smyk, Milda Kargaudaitė, Haemin Ko
2D Animation Lead: Richard Smithson
2D Animation: Iza Barszcz, Milda Kargaudaitė, Solomon Triffitt
Compositing Assistant: Ross Stringer

Jacob Collier at USC SCALE | Entire Performance


The music starts at 1:45. Grammy-winning musician Jacob Collier shares his music and approach at USC SCALE Summit.

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Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Ty Dolla $ign – All I Need

Djesse Vol. 3’s third single; with the glorious Mahalia and Ty Dolla $ign, alongside a vertiginous array of groovesome Jacobs.

Directed and animated by Tee Ken Ng.
Edited by Light Sail VR.

Music in this video

All I Need
Jacob Collier, Mahalia, Ty Dolla $ign
Licensed to YouTube by
UMG (on behalf of Decca (UMO)); BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., Concord Music Publishing, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, Pulse Recording (music publishing), LatinAutor – PeerMusic, LatinAutorPerf, and 10 Music Rights Societies

British-born artist Jacob Collier is a multi-instrumental maestro of the 21st century. The genre-defying musician is already a four-time Grammy winner, and is nominated for another three at the upcoming awards show. He joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “All I Need.”

Saturday Sessions: Jacob Collier performs “All I Need”

Each weekday morning, “CBS This Morning” co-hosts Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil deliver two hours of original reporting, breaking news and top-level newsmaker interviews in an engaging and informative format that challenges the norm in network morning news programs. The broadcast has earned a prestigious Peabody Award, a Polk Award, four News & Documentary Emmys, three Daytime Emmys and the 2017 Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast. The broadcast was also honored with an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award as part of CBS News division-wide coverage of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Check local listings for “CBS This Morning” broadcast times.
1. Sky Above 0:33 2. Hideaway 10:41 3. Fields of Gold (Sting) 24:55 Watch Jacob Collier live at Paste Studio NYC!
More sessions and interviews here: https://www.pastemagazine.com/studio
Jacob Collier – Vocals, Acoustic guitar, Harpejji Michael Mayo – Percussion, Uke Becca Stevens – Charango Malika Tirolien – Keys Julia Easterlin – Bass Christian Euman – Drums Audio: Bob Mallory Video: Brad Wagner


Jacob Collier at Paste Studio NYC live from The Manhattan Center

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after hundreds of hours of video-editing time, I give you the fruits of my labors… the video for my arrangement of Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” (Djesse Vol. 1)!

Video edited by Jacob in Adobe Premiere Pro.

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Music in this video

All Night Long
Jacob Collier, Metropole Orkest, Jules Buckley
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Alaysia Bookal, Aleigha Durand, Allayna O’Quinn, Andre Smith, Asriel Davis, Asya Bookal, Briana Marshall, Carl Reed, Celine Sylvester, Chad Lupoe, Charles Wallington, Chesroleeysia Bobb, Cleavon Davis, Cole Henry, Dominique DeAbreu, Haley Flemons, Hector Jordan, Holland Sampson, Jonathan Mills, JoPaul Scavella, Jourdan Bardo, Kashea Whyte, Keviez Wilson, Kobe Brown, Kristin Hall, Leonard Brown, Lincoln Liburd, Louis Cleare, Maia Foster, Malia Ewen, Malik George, Malik Mchayle, Marc Simons, Marissa Wright, Matthew Cordner, Mykel Robinson-Collins, Naomi Parchment, Natrickie Louissant, Patricia Williams, Roddley Point Du Jour, Samara Bowden, Samella Carryl, Terell Francis-Clarke, Zarren Bennett & Jason Max Ferdinand. Videographer: JoPaul Scavella

Electric Bass & Drone Operator: Robin Mullarkey
Chord-sign holders: Quincy Jones, Steve Vai
Circle of Fifths guy: Lionel Richie
Black-and white cynic: George Gershwin

Moroccan Gnawa legend / leader: Hamid El Kasri
Krakebs: Abdelhak Bounhar
Krakebs: Abderrazak Moustaqim
Krakebs: Wahid Boudjeltia
Krakebs: Moulay Abdekrim Alaalaoui

Video Footage: Jacob’s music room; Royal Albert Hall (London); Oakwood University (Alabama); Muziekcentrum van de Omroep (Netherlands); QPAC (Brisbane, Australia); The Opera House (Toronto); the streets of New Orleans; homes in Los Angeles; London parks.

Arranged, orchestrated, recorded, mixed, produced by Jacob in Logic Pro X.
Additional orchestration: Vladimir Nikolov

Jacob Collier – All Night Long (Official Video)

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David Thomas
Joey Kibble
Mark Kibble
Khristian Dentley
Alvin Chea

Conductor and legend: Jules Buckley
1st Violin: Arlia de Ruiter, Vera Laporeva, Sarah Koch, Denis Koenders, Pauline Terlouw, David Peijnenborgh, Casper Donker, Henriëtte Luytjes, Francoise van Varsseveld, Christina Knoll, Giles Francis & Yannick Hiwat
2nd Violin: Herman van Haaren, Wim Kok, Jasper van Rosmalen, Ruben Margarita, Ewa Zbyszynska, Merel Jonker, Robert Baba & Suzie Collier
Viola: Norman Jansen
Viola: Mieke Honingh
Viola: Julia Jowett
Viola: Iris Schut
Viola: Isabella Petersen
Viola: Wouter Huizinga
Viola: Alex Welch
Cello: Emile Visser
Cello: Maarten Jansen
Cello: Annie Tangberg
Cello: Jascha Albracht
Cello: Sebastiaan de Rode
Double Bass: Erik Winkelmann
Double Bass: Arend Liefkes
Double Bass: Boris Oostendorp
Harp: Joke Schonewille
Flute: Mariël van den Bos
Flute: Janine Abbas
Flute: Liset Pennings
Oboe: Willem Luijt
Clarinet, Saxophone: Marc Scholten
Clarinet, Saxophone: Paul van der Feen
Clarinet, Saxophone: Leo Janssen
Clarinet, Saxophone: Sjoerd Dijkhuizen
Clarinet, Saxophone: Max Boeree
Clarinet, Saxophone: David Kweksilber
Horn: Pieter Hunfeld
Horn: Petra Botma
Horn: Wendy Leliveld
Horn: Lies Molenaar
Horn: Sander van Dijk
Horn: Fons Verspaandonk
Trumpet: Ray Bruinsma
Trumpet: Martijn de Laat
Trumpet: Nico Schepers
Trumpet: Rik Mol
Trumpet: Ruud Breuls
Trumpet: Jo Hermans
Trumpet: Angelo Verploegen
Trombone: Jan Oosting
Trombone: Jan Bastiani
Trombone: Frederik Heirman
Trombone: Martijn Sohier
Bass Trombone: Martin van den Berg
Bass Trombone: Bart van Gorp
Tuba: Ries Schellekens
Percussion: Eddy Koopman
Percussion: Murk Jiskoot
Percussion: Frank Wardenier
Remote Camera Operators: Max Boeree and Alle van der Wal

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Jacob Collier deconstructs a Stevie Wonder classic

Stevie Wonder is one of the most widely celebrated artists in history. His music is infectious, melodic, and thoughtfully inspired by the jazz musicians who came before him. In his legendary song “Sir Duke,” Stevie paid homage to the late Duke Ellington and his other predecessors. Jacob Collier is a rising star in his own right and is Stevie Wonder’s self-proclaimed greatest fan. Here, he breaks down the jazz influences and syncopations Stevie uses to create the magic that is “Sir Duke.”


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Imagination Off the Charts: Jacob Collier comes to MIT


This documentary film won the New England Emmy in the Arts and Entertainment category. Jacob Collier is a Grammy Award-winning artist based in London. During the Fall of 2016, Jacob performed with musicians from MIT, Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, Boston Arts Academy, and UNH. This film features rehearsals, behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with the artists, and live performance shot with 8 cameras.

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Mahalia – BRB feat Pink Sweat$ (Official Lyric Video)

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Mahalia – BRB (feat Pink Sweat$) [Official Lyric Video]


We discover Jacob and he takes us to the fresh voice vocals of Mahalia.  Brilliant.   This is prescriptive for all that ails ya!  Mahalia!

Lyrics: Woke up this morning and I looked to my left Thought you were here, baby Realised and got a sudden pain in my chest Thought you were near me, baby You’re posted up in London in the house that we rent Yeah, how’s it doin, baby? I’m workin’ on my music, but today, I’m upset Yeah, I really miss you, baby I don’t mind if you’ve had enough of this lonely life Baby, sometimes, I feel it, too, too (huh) I don’t mind if you’re tired of the days when we don’t get to Facetime ‘Cause most of my life is split between you and a red-eye I know you never ask for much when we’re together at home And, baby, I like that, yeah Got to hold it down for a little bit Longer, and we’ll be together for life (huh) Yeah, I’ll be right back, yeah All alone We, in the zone I, need you home I, want you most I, want you closer Need you close, I do (yeah, aye) Always on my mind like constantly I know your love is where I want to be You on the road ain’t got no time for me Mahalia, I hope you saving up that time for me I don’t mind if you’ve had enough of this lonely life (yeah, well) Baby, sometimes, I feel it, too, too, (huh, yeah) I don’t mind if you’re tired of the days when we don’t get to Facetime ‘Cause most of my life is split between you and a redeye I know you never ask for much when we’re together at home And, baby, I like that, yeah Got to hold it down for a little bit Longer, and we’ll be together for life (for life) Yeah, I’ll be right back, yeah, yeah

Pa Salieu – Betty (Official Music Video)

“My voice is an instrument,” says Pa Salieu. Since the release of the infectious rap anthem ‘Frontline’ via Mixtape Madness, the 22-year-old from Coventry has established himself as a leading light within Britain’s flourishing rap landscape. Armed with a distinct, melodic cadence that incorporates influences from his Gambian heritage, Salieu has forged his identity into a unique brand of rap that is quickly drawing attention and applause from wide quarters. The early momentum of ‘Frontline’ has continued with a string of feature verses over the last few months. He connected with South London’s SL for ‘Hit the Block,’ as well as Meekz, M1llionz, and Teeway on ‘Year of the Real.’ He also joined Backroad Gee and Ambush for the remix to street heater ‘Party Popper’ on GRM Daily. The next stage in his journey sees him release the tracks ‘Bang Out’ and ‘Betty’, prior to an upcoming mixtape. Director: Rollo Jackson Production Company: Somesuch Producer: Elly Camisa & Tom Gardner Exec Producer: Saskia Whinney DOP: Deepa Keshvala PA: Chloe Slattery Locations: Elliott Power Edit House: Trim Editing Edit: Fouad Gaber Edit Producer: Tatyana Alexandra Post House Electric Theatre Collective Post Producer: Oliver Whitworth 2D Lead: James Belch 2D Artists: Alberto Pizzocchero, Adam Woolrich, CJ Gaikwad CG: ETC Colourist: Luke Morrison Trails App: Zach Lieberman #PaSalieu #Betty #BettyOfficialVideo


Keeps growing, Jacob to Mahalia to Pa Salieu. When will it stop? Infinity anyone? Pa Salieu. formerly unknown to us is laying down an infectious beat on this track, yet listen to the lyric (rap). Subtle reflection on the importance of “protecting one’s energy”.

Pa Salieu – Energy feat Mahalia (Official Video)

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Energy (feat. Mahalia)
Pa Salieu
Energy (feat. Mahalia)
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Todd Rundgren Live From Daryl’s House I saw the light


I saw the light Todd Rundgren Live From Daryl’s House Episode 40: Todd Rundgren March 15, 2011, Daryl Hall takes the 40th and latest webisode of Live From Daryl’s House to Kauai, Hawaii, where he and old Philly pal Todd Rundgren join together live from Todd’s house for a rousing seven-song set that includes Daryl Hall and John Oates’ “Beanie G and the Rose Tattoo” and a cover of the Delfonics’ 1970 hit, “Didn’t I Blow Your Mind This Time.”