As a Teaching Artist, Jake has lead a band for Jazz at Lincoln Center's program "Jazz for Young People on Tour" for the past five years reaching thousands of NYC students. He has created interdisciplinary curriculum and taught throughout the Adirondack region of New York State for Bridge Arts Ensemble.

Jake has taught clinics in The Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Russia, Germany, and across the US and currently teaches individual and group lessons at his studio in New York City and via Skype at the Manhattan School of Music for the distance learning program.