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Jacob "Spike" Kraus


Boston based Jacob ‘Spike’ Kraus is a singer-songwriter, producer, and educator. His music has been included in the cantorial curriculum of H.U.C. J.I.R., and is featured on Jewish Rock Radio and PJ Library.

His music is inspired by prominent pop, rock, and folk artists of the last 60 years, but also heavily influenced by jazz and classical traditions. Al shlosha d’varim...the three things that Spike stands on: deep understanding of Jewish content, musicianship of the highest caliber, and an infectious energy and joy for his work.

Throughout the year, Spike tours Jewish communities across the country as a performer, teacher, composer, consultant, and energetically joyful individual.

Jacob "Spike" Kraus
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