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Bio

Jared Smith is a young, up and coming, LA based Composer with a writing style and voice, that is uniquely his own. As a Double Bassist, he grew up playing in a wide variety of ensembles that heavily informed and shaped his musical sensibilities, ensembles such as symphonies, big bands, chamber ensembles, opera pits and many more. He has also lived and studied abroad, in four different countries. In 2016 Jared went on to receive the Presidential scholarship from Georgia State university, while there he majored in Jazz Studies, and had the opportunity to study under Composer and Saxophonist David Sanchez. In 2017 he was awarded a Scholarship through GSU, to study jazz abroad in Paris, through NYU as a transient student. While abroad, Jared also got to travel and listen to music in places like Lisbon, Marrakech, Brussels, and even the Sahara Desert. He spent his Summer in 2019 studying abroad at the Film Scoring Academy of Europe, in Varna, Bulgaria. This was where he had his first opportunity to write and record for large orchestras, and also have his music played by musicians in the Varna Opera. In Fall 2020 Jared Studied at the Berklee College of Music campus in Valencia Spain, while there he would receive his Masters in Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games. Jared Is currently living in LA, where he is writing music for Film, Tv, Video Games, Artist and a plethora of other mediums. He has also worked as an assistant on shows such as Bob's Burgers and Central Park.