Jeremy Ylvisaker is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and teacher who has worked with John Prine, Jenny Lewis, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Andrew Bird, Sandra Bernhard, Damo Suzuki (Can), members of Prince's New Power Generation, Mouse on Mars, Swamp Dog, The Suburbs, film maker Chuck Statler ("The Truth About Devolution"), Merce Cunningham dance company, and many others, playing on five continents in venues such as the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall, The Cape Town Jazz Festival, The Ed Sullivan Theater (The Late Show with David Letterman), and other television programs including Austin City Limits and the Colbert Report. He composes and improvises a variety of instrumental music, some of which to accompany Dance performances such as Chris Schlicting's "Strip Tease", some for use in films such as "Pitchfork Unsung: Dan Corrigan", "Rhythmic" (featuring Andrew Bird), and "Trophy Husband." Some just for listening while you do your thing. He also put out two solo records in 2017, Malibu Hymnal and Dimebag, and he has four records out as a member of Alpha Consumer. As a teacher, Jeremy likes to encourage a student's creative side at every level and introduce ideas and skills along the way that provide a practical understanding of music.