Meet Abe Jacob

Abe Jacob, creative consultant for the inaugural edition of the BSMC (Broadway Sound Master Classes), is also known as the "Godfather of Theatre Sound Design." Was it UK sound designer Jonathan Deans who first referred to the venerable Jacob in that way, and the appellation simply stuck? Or was it a more general industry consensus that Jacob was worthy of this honorific? In the long run, it doesn't really matter, as Jacob is more than a "godfather" in that he has not only mentored several gen

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