Born in Sydney, Australia, he first picked up the sticks at 4 yrs of age and began to hone his skills playing in church, high school bands and through private tuition. While living in Australia, Jared carved out a long and impressive resume for himself, writing/performing/recording with the likes of Afro-colombian rock band Watussi, Reuben Morgan (Hillsong), Guy Sebastian (Aus Idol), Kate DeAraugo (Aus Idol), Paulini (Aus Idol), Charlton Hill, Mark Williams & Adam Brand.
2010 saw Jared relocate to Nashville, TN to pursue further musical opportunities. Since moving he has performed & recorded with Grammy Award winning artists Kacey Musgraves, Rebecca St. James and Audio Adrenalin, Mikky Ekko, Chris August, Sugar & the Hi-Lows, Gabe Dixon, Amy Stroup, Trent Dabbs, Jessie Baylin, Katie Armiger, Brian Fuente (The Voice), Isaac Hayden, Rick Price, Jason Eskridge, Sam Hawksley, Ashley Gearing, amongst various other local Singer/Songwriters.
Currently he’s on tour with Kacey Musgraves in support of her Grammy award winning album ’Same Trailer, Different Park’. He’s shared the stage along with artists such as Willie Nelson, Katy Perry, Zac Brown Brown Band, Lady Antebellum and many more as well as performed live on Letterman, The Tonight Show, CMT Crossroads, the Grammy’s and the CMA awards.