Bio

Jake Kargl is currently a Seattle-based composer for games and other visual media. With strong experience in various genres, Jake aims to bring new life into any project he works on.

Jake studied game audio under Akash Thakkar (Hyper Light Drifter, Destiny) and film music composition under Emmy-Award winning composer Dr. Hummie Mann (Robin Hood: Men In Tights, Thomas and the Magic Railroad) in the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program at Seattle Film Institute. He is also an active member of Materia Collective, a record label in Seattle that specializes in video game music. He has contributed to several community tribute albums over the past few years.

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Photo by Lacey Young

As a performer, Jake enjoys playing a variety of instruments across several styles. His main area of performance is percussion (drum set, mallet percussion, timpani, orchestral percussion) and electronics.