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, Smashmouth, 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 2016 Jason is freelancing internationally and is touring Japan with Tak Matsumoto. In addition to conducting drum clinics and lecturing at Universities across the US, Jason also freelances in and around Los Angeles

In October 2016 Jason heads to Europe to conduct an extensive series of drum clinics spanning ten cities across six countries. These clinics are open to the public and sponsored by Regal Tip, Ludwig Drums, Paiste Cymbols, DW Hardware and Remo Drumheads.
Jason has teamed up with Regal Tip to produce a range of signature drumsticks ("Chop Sticks") and brushes ("The Sutter*).

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Oct 22nd - Drumfest, Poland

Oct 23rd - Drumfest, Poland

Oct 24th - Wrocklaw, Poland

Oct 25th - 4 Sound Slagverket, Stockholm

Oct 26th - Rytmus High School, Stockholm
,br>Oct 30th - Batterika Festival, Rome

Nov 2nd - Progressive Drum School, Lyon

Nov 3rd - Progressive Drum School, Dijon

Nov 4th - Drumming Lab, Paris

Nov 5th - Musik Productiv, Ibbenburen

Nov 6th - Music Productiv, Ibbenburen

Nov 8th - Hieber Limberg, Munich

Nov 9th - Drummer Service, Ludwigsburg

Nov 12th - London Drum Fest

Nov 13th - London Drum Fest
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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