born November 30, 1999
Bruce Acosta is an up and coming guitarist based in New York City. Born in Dubai, he grew up in Canada, Australia and Minnesota, picking up the guitar at age seven. As a high schooler, Acosta was selected for the Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony and the Minnesota All-State Jazz Band and recognized as a National YoungArts award winner.
Since moving to New York in 2018, he has played at venues around the city including Lincoln Center, The Bitter End, Rockwood Music Hall, YouTube Space and many others. A current student at Columbia University and The Juilliard School, Acosta has studied with esteemed guitarists Jack Wilkins, Paul Bollenback and James Chirillo.
Lately, Bruce has been working with Second Floor Music and jazzleadsheets.com, developing and refining the Guitar Corner.