Born in Potsdam, New York, Jason began playing drums at the age of nine and played his first professional gig at the age of ten with his band Paragon! Playing his first "bar gig" at thirteen, Jason continued to play clubs throughout his high school years. Upon graduation Jason attended the esteemed University of North Texas earning a Bachelors degree in music education and later attending the University of Miami as a graduate assistant. While pursuing his Masters degree in orchestral percussion, Jason taught, performed and recorded with the top ensembles at the University, including the renowned "Concert Jazz Band" (CJB). While still in Graduate school, Jason landed his first tour with Atlantic recording artist Juliana Hatfield located in Boston, Ma.. While there Jason recorded performed and toured with such artists as: Letters to Cleo, Jack Drag and Ben Lee among many others.

Since moving to Los Angeles Jason has recorded, performed and toured with such artists as: The Rembrandts, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Pink, The Campfire Girls, Joe Walsh, Butch Walker, Our Lady Peace, Dean and Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots) as well as many others. Jason has also made numerous television and feature film appearances Including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The late show with David Letterman. In 2001 Jason was cast in Stanley Kubricks "AI" directed by Steven Spielberg and In 2005 completed an extensive UK, US and Japanese tour with his band American Hi-Fi. In 2006 Jason helped develop and was an original cast member/musician for the hit broadway musical "Rock Of Ages" and in the same year went on to record and play with multi platinum artists Smashmouth.

Following three years of international touring and recording with Soundgarden/Audioslave front-man Chris Cornell, Jason recorded and toured with Vertical Horizon. In 2010 he completed the "Cant Slow Down" world tour with American rock legends Foreigner and immediately began touring with punk rock icons the New York Dolls. After two successful tours with Dolls in the US and UK, Jason was enlisted by shock rocker Marilyn Manson during the recording of his Grammy nominated "Born Villain" album and spent the next two years touring internationally for Manson's "Hey Cruel World" tour.

In 2014 Jason is back on tour with Smashmouth celebrating their 20th anniversary and is currently touring worldwide on their "Under The Sun" tour. In addition to conducting drum clinics and lecturing at Universities across the US, Jason also freelances in and around Los Angeles

After touring the world for two years with Marilyn Manson in support of his Grammy-nominated "Born Villain" album, Jason Sutter has returned to the Smashmouth drum chair for the band's 20 year anniversary. He will be touring with the platiunum-selling band throughout the summer on their international "Under the Sun" tour.
Jason has teamed up with Regal Tip to produce a range of signature drumsticks ("Chop Sticks") and brushes ("The Sutter*).

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Jason will be on tour with Smash Mouth throughout the summer, including an extensive string of dates with Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler and Uncle Kracker on the Under The Sun Tour. Dates below:

May 31 - BottleRock Napa Valley Expo, Napa CA

June 13 - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz CA

June 14 - Kings Fair, Hanford CA

Under The Sun Tour

June 27 - Memorial Park – Bank of the West Celebrates America, Omaha NE

June 28 - Riverside Casino and Golf Resort, Riverside IA

June 29 - Outdoor Pavillion, Springfield IL

July 2 - Alton Riverfront Amphitheater, Alton IL

July 3 - Hartman Arena, Wichita KS

July 4 - Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison CO

July 5 - Northwest 4th Festival, Hoffman Estates IL

July 8 - The LC Pavillion, Columbus OH

July 10 - National Cherry Festival, Traverse City MI

July 11 - DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkson MI

July 12 - Three Rivers Festival at Headwaters Park, Ft Wayne IN

July 13 - Stage AE Outdoors, Pittsburgh PA

July 17 - Leach Amphitheater, Oshkosh WI

July 18 - Lakefront Music Fest, Prior Lake MN

July 20 - Fraze Pavillion, Kettering OH

July 22 - House of Blues, Boston MA

July 24 - Alive at Five Concert Series, Stamford CT

July 25 - Stone Pony Summerstage, Asbury Park NJ

July 26 - Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City NJ

July 27 - Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons MD

July 29 - The Paramount, Huntington NY

July 30 - Innsbrook After Hours Concert Series, Glen Allen VA

August 1 - Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh NC

August 2 - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Atlanta GA

August 3 - Ruth Eckard Hall, Clearwater FL

August 5 - Majestic Theater, San Antonio TX

August 7 - Route 66, Albuquerque NM

August 9 - Harrah's Rincon, San Diego CA

August 11 - The Mountain Winery, Saratoga CA

August 12 - The Greek Theater, Los Angeles CA

August 13 - Vino Robles Amphitheater, Paso Robles CA

October 20 / 21 / 22 - Walt Disney World Resort, America Gardens Theatre, Orlando FL

Jason will be hosting a series of drum clinics at Guitar Centers across the US this summer. Dates are as follows. All clinics begin at 1:30pm.

July 8th – Columbus, OH

July 12th – Ft Wayne, IN

July 13th – Pittsburgh, PA (Guitar Center Monroeville)

July 18th – Prior Lake, MN

July 20th – Dayton, OH

July 22nd – Boston, MA

July 25th – Asbury Park, NJ

Aug 2nd – Atlanta, GA

Aug 3rd – Clearwater, FL

Aug 5th – San Antonio, TX

Aug 8th – Las Vegas, NV

Aug 9th – San Diego, CA (Guitar Center La Mesa)

Aug 11th – Saratoga, CA
Marilyn Manson "Murderers Are Getting Prettier Every Day" - Live 2012
Foreigner "Feels Like The First Time" - Live, London iTunes Festival
Signature sticks promo, "Brush with Pizza" - 2013
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