Jacob Pleakis is a New York-based pianist, keyboardist and composer. In addition to performing throughout the NY area, he has also worked as a producer, arranger and conductor. His current project, indie rock band Hurrah! A Bolt of Light!, is set to release their second full-length album Dance (produced by John Fields) in early 2014. Having twice toured the US, the Brooklyn-based quintet can be frequently heard at NYC venues including Rockwood Music Hall, Mercury Lounge and Brooklyn Bowl. Jacob holds a M.M. in Film Scoring from N.Y.U. and a B.M. in Jazz Studies from SUNY Purchase College.