This is the second online class I have taken with Jared, and he's really been able to adapt his teaching for the online environment. I have nothing but nice things to say about his teaching style and his instructional skills!
Trumpeter and composer Hall hails from Spokane, Washington and has studied at Whitworth University, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and the University Of Miami’s Frost School of Music, where he received the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in 2015. His teachers include Terence Blanchard, Michael Spiro, David Baker, Bill Adam, Whit Sidener, and Brian Lynch, under which he pursued his doctoral studies. Hall is the winner of the 2013 National Trumpet Competition - Jazz Division, and has performed and recorded with Bob Hurst, John Daversa, Peter Erskine, Dave Liebman, Alan Pasqua, Brian Lynch, Ira Sullivan, Jeff “Tain” Watts, David Binney, Fred Hersch, the South Florida Jazz Orchestra, the Frost Concert Jazz Band, and the Henry Mancini Jazz Septet directed by Terence Blanchard, among many others.
Jared performed at Carnegie Hall with Paquito D’Rivera for the Latin Jazz Traditions Concert and at the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival with the Frost Concert Jazz Band in 2014. He has performed at many Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conferences including Brian Lynch’s Madera Latino: The Latin Side of Woody Shaw in 2016, the University of Miami Afro-Caribbean Artist Ensemble with Brian Lynch in 2014, the University of Miami Concert Jazz Band in 2013, and Mixteto Sonido (Latin jazz sextet) in 2012. At JEN 2017, he presented oral history research on Whit Sidener and His Influence on Jazz Education.
His debut album “Hallways”, featuring nine original compositions for quintet, was released in 2017 under the Hollistic MusicWorks record label. As a performer, Jared finds himself comfortable in a variety of musical settings including jazz, Latin jazz, commercial, studio, church, and classical chamber music ensembles. Active in theater productions, he has played trumpet in The Producers, The Pajama Game, Shrek the Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Little Women, Catch Me If You Can, Damn Yankees, The Drowsy Chaperone, Hair, In The Heights, Les Misérables, and Annie, as well as many shows internationally on board Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.
Jared has performed with the 5th Avenue Theatre, Symphony Tacoma, Ron Jones' Jazz Forest, and many of the regions outstanding ensembles. An in-demand clinician, guest artist, and adjudicator in the area, Jared has served Pacific Lutheran University, Whitworth University, Eastern Washington University, Tacoma Community College, Sno-King Music Educators Association, Lakewood Washington Solo-Ensemble Festival, Juanita High School, Edmonds Woodway High School, Salk Middle School, Stadium High School, Bellevue College Jazz Festival, Jazz Night School, Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences, Twin Falls Middle School, Chief Kanim Middle School, Northshore Jazz Festival, and Frontier Jazz Festival. Visit Jared’s website here: www.jaredhall.net