Jared Smith is a professional drummer, ethnic and orchestral percussionist, educator, band leader, and contractor. Besides his own groups, Jared has performed with many musical acts including...
The Teton Chamber Orchestra
The Idaho Falls Opera Theatre
The Lionel Hampton Big Band...
Jared has had the chance to study with many talented musicians as well, including...
Bernard Purdie (James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan)
Stanton Moore (Galactic, John Scofield, DJ Shadow)
Nikki Glaspie (Beyoncé, Kanye West, Maceo Parker)
"Rakalam" Bob Moses (Pat Metheny, Gary Burton)
Carl Allen (Freddie Hubbard, Christian McBride)
He has many years of experience teaching people of all ages and abilities to help them succeed at their goals as performers as well as discover a new appreciation for music.