Jacob is a ten year old musician with PDDNOS (a form of autism). He began taking piano lessons at the tender age of four, and by age five caught the attention of media outlets like Good Morning America, The View, Telemundo, CNN, and Headline News. Jacob has also performed on “The Steve Harvey Show” and “The Harry Show”. By six years old Jacob was in the studio recording his first self titled album “Jacob”.
He made his debut with The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra at just eight years old and has since performed with The Hallandale Symphonic Orchestra, The Sugar Pops Orchestra and the Imperial Symphony Orchestra.
After teaching himself to play drums by watching youtube, Jacob was invited to perform on stage with icon, Harry Connick Jr, live in concert.
Jacob's music has been called "beautiful" by the one and only Taylor Swift who personally invited him to her tour after hearing Jacob play.
Jacob trains with world renowned professor, Giselle Brodsky, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Miami International Piano Festival and the Academy.
Jacob is currently authoring his first children’s book and is being filmed for a documentary “The Colorful World of Jacob Velazquez”.
Thanks to Dr. Brian Udell, and his administration of bio-medical treatment, Jacob has made many advances since his initial diagnosis of Autism.