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There are two artists by this name:

1) Jacob Young (born 1970) is a Norwegian guitarist, bandleader, improviser and jazz composer whose sensibilities have been shaped both by the history of the music as it has unfolded in the North and by his deep knowledge of the American jazz tradition, studied also at first hand.

Jacob´s debut album This is You was released in 1995. The follow-up album Pieces of Time was released in 1997. A third album Glow was released in 2001. The fourth album Evening Falls was released worldwide for the ECM label in 2004.

Jacob has played with such musicians as Arve Henriksen, Trygve Seim, Nils Petter Molvær, Mats Eilertsen, Per Oddvar Johansen, Christian Wallumrød, Karin Krog and many more.

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2) Jacob Young (born Jacob Wayne Young on September 10, 1979 in Renton, Washington) is an American soap opera actor and singer. He was raised in Tillamook, Oregon and Roy, Washington, and moved to San Diego, California at age 17 with his mom. In the summer of 2006, he became engaged to his long time girlfriend Christen Stewart, a model.

He played Rick Forrester on the CBS soap The Bold and the Beautiful from December 31, 1997 to September 15, 1999. He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in 1999.

Jacob played the part of Lucky Spencer on General Hospital for three years from February 25, 2000 until February 10, 2003. In 2002, he won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor and was named “Sexiest Soap Star” by People magazine.


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  • CosmicPi

    Tasteful, sparse jazz.

    23 Dec 2014 Reply
  • barrospablito


    29 Aug 2012 Reply
  • LGirl9

    i prefer the television actor, and his a singer too

    13 Jul 2011 Reply
  • ImportPD

    There are 2 different Jacob Youngs...the ECM artist was NOT the television actor...

    13 Jul 2009 Reply
  • GreenleeDuPres

    haha, I love JY. He was awesome on General Hospital as Lucky, but he really made JR his own role. I'm glad he hasn't left the show (like he's been rumored to have been in the past.) I'm not much of an AMC girl anymore because I can't seem to get into the storylines in the past 12 months (I'm more of a OLTL/GH girl.)

    21 Jan 2009 Reply
  • ambrossia

    Rick ;D I like him :)

    27 Aug 2008 Reply
  • deanchristesen

    Wow, a soap-opera actor? Really? That looks pretty funny right next to an ECM recording artist.

    10 May 2008 Reply
  • ihartpunkboyz

    i love you on all my children!!!

    25 Feb 2006 Reply

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