Professional Drummer

Professionally drummed around the world on television, recordings, and stages throughout the USA, Europe, Russia, Canada, and Japan.

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Mix Engineer

Known for capturing and enhancing a pure musical performance, Jared has put his mixing ears on Rock, Jazz, and Americana records.

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Recording Studio Owner

Owner of 745 Recording Studios, designed to capture the natural sound of instruments with equipment that is clean and pure.

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Ninja

What Are You Reading? Ninja Innovation – Gary Shapiro

Ninja Innovation – Gary Shapiro “Innovate or Die” says Shapiro. His book Ninja Innovation made the New York Times Best Seller list. I give my congratulations to author Gary Shapiro, a highly respected leader in the consumer electronics field. I liked this book, but it left me with a “eh, it’s just ok.” Simply put, […]

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buyology

Sex sells, or does it? – What Are You Reading? Buy-ology

Buy-ology – Martin Lindstrom Does sex really sell? You know that Hardees commercial.  Does it work? Here is another:  Have you ever seen a line at the airport, or theme park, and found yourself moving towards the line yourself having not received direction to do so? What are the correlations between what we buy and religion? How can […]

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strengths

What Are You Reading? Go Put Your Strengths to Work – Marcus Buckingham

Go Put Your Strengths to Work – Marcus Buckingham So you have taken the Meyers Briggs, or the Strength Finders test.  Great.  If you haven’t, I recommend doing so.  Now what?  I think that is where these tests, programs, and books leave the user short.  Go Put Your Strengths to Work by Marcus Buckingham picks […]

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Ludwig Breakbeats Kit by Questlove?

Ludwig Breakbeats kit by Questlove? – GEAR REVIEW

I have had the amazing opportunity to play with the bestselling jazz vocalist Jaimee Paul since December 2010.  To date, her band is a jazz combo configuration including drums, bass (upright & electric), piano, and trumpet.  The venues she plays runs the gamut of listening rooms to large theaters.  Up to this point in my […]

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