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Born in Potsdam, New York, Jason began playing drums at the age of nine and played his first professional gig at the age of ten with his band Paragon! Playing his first "bar gig" at thirteen, Jason continued to play clubs two to three times a week throughout his high school years. Upon graduation Jason attended the esteemed University of North Texas where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in music education and later attended the University of Miami. While pursuing his Masters degree in orchestral percussion, Jason taught, performed and recorded with the top ensembles at the University, including the renowned "Concert Jazz Band" (CJB) as well as performing professionally throughout Miami. While still in Graduate school, Jason landed his first tour with Atlantic recording artist Juliana Hatfield. After Miami Jason relocated to Boston, Ma. where he recorded performed and toured with such artists as: Letters to Cleo, Jack Drag and Ben Lee among many others. Jason has been living in sunny Los Angeles since 2000 and has been fortunate to be able to stay quite busy making music. Since his arrival, Jason has had the opportunity to record, perform and tour with such artists as: The Rembrandts, Jason Faulkner, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Pink, The Campfire Girls, Chantal Kreviazuk, Joe Walsh, Butch Walker, Our Lady Peace, Dean and Robert DeLeo(Stone Temple Pilots) and Nina Gordon (Veruca Salt) as well as many others. Jason has also made numerous television and feature film appearances. And has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Carson Daily Show, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and Nickelodeon. In 2005 Jason finished an extensive UK, US and Japanese tour with his band American Hi-Fi. Jason then went on to play with the band Smash Mouth on a string of US dates for the past year, Jason is now working with ex- Soundgarden front-man Chris Cornell touring throughout the US and Europe.
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