Jarrett Walser

Jarrett Walser began his musical journey at the age of three but his love for jazz began at the age of 11 when he started studying at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s (NJPAC) Wachovia Jazz for Teens program. During his 7 years at NJPAC, he had the fortunate opportunity to study with jazz greats such as Ralph Peterson, Cecil Brooks III and Dion Parson. After his studies at NJPAC, he continued to pursue his passion for music at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he received his B.A. in Jazz Performance. While there he was able to study with world class musicians Victor Lewis, Ralph Bowen and Conrad Herwig to name a few.

Over the years, Jarrett Walser has performed with various groups at numerous venues and occasions including performances at the Iridium, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Victoria Theater at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, WBGO Jazz Vespers, Trumpets, Chico’s, the Blue Note, Blues Alley and Carnegie Hall.
 
Jarrett plans to focus on his life long passion of playing music and expressing the richness of jazz in his artistry as a drummer.