Taya Jacobs is a musician in Portland, Oregon. She holds a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree from Marylhurst University, with an emphasis in Jazz Piano. Each week Taya travels the community mentoring young musicians from ages 5-15 to develop their skills in piano, voice, guitar, and songwriting/composition. Recently she collaborated in the writing of a musical with playwright Gordon McCormack. Outside of work Taya is a member of several bands as a singer, songwriter, keyboardist, and washboard player.