Jacky Bastek is a Singer/Songwriter, Composer and Fingerstyle Guitarist from Eppstein, Germany. Her method of creating rhythm through tapping and beating her guitar, seamlessly blended with her haunting, elegant vocals creates the illusion of an entire band through a singular artist.
Although she is widely known for her fingerstyle compositions, her musical journey began at the age of six when she began to study classical violin.
By the age of 13, Jacky found she was increasingly interested in the world of rock music, and began to teach herself guitar. Unable to join a band, she began composing original songs and accompanying them with her own vocals.
In 2014 Jacky played her first live shows, inspiring her to begin posting her music online. Her entry to the “Lowden Young Guitarist Competition 2014” attracted immediate attention, gaining over 100,000 views within its first week online.
Her video of original song “No Exit” has gained even wider popularity, reaching 3 million views through Facebook within two weeks of being posted.
Jacky’s career is set to go nowhere but up from here. She has since toured and played in Germany, England, Sweden, the Czech Republic and the United States.
In fall of 2016 she released her Debut album "Idylls" that was successfully funded by a crowdfunding project through pledgemusic.com.
She currently studies Jazz/Pop Songwriting at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, Germany.