Jacob Alan Cinninger one of two lead guitarists for Chicago-based jamband Umphrey's McGee. His style is a fusion of speed and soul, and resembles artists as varied as Eddie Van Halen to Jeff Beck.
Hailing from Niles, Michigan, Jake left the band Ali Baba's Tahini to become a full-time member of Umphrey's McGee in 2000.
Since joining the band, he has, along with founder Brendan Bayliss, become one of the group's main singers and songwriters.
In 2001, Cinninger released a self-titled solo album. Several of its tracks developed into...