Trumpeter, educator and composer Jared Hall hails from Spokane, Washington. He 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 Doctor of Musical Arts in 2015. His teachers include Terence Blanchard, Michael Spiro, Joey Tartell, Pat Harbison, Dan Keberle, Whit Sidener, David Baker 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 Paquito D’Rivera, Bob Hurst, John Daversa, Arturo Sandoval, Maria Schneider, Vincent Herring, Peter Erskine, Dave Liebman, Alan Pasqua, Brian Lynch, Ira Sullivan, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Terence Blanchard, Rick Margitza, Wycliffe Gordon, David Binney, George Benson, Gloria Estefan, Fred Hersch, Shelly Berg, the South Florida Jazz Orchestra, the Frost Concert Jazz Band and the Henry Mancini Jazz Septet directed by Terence Blanchard, among many others.
Hall’s recording credits include his album Hallways (2017, Hollistic MusicWorks HMW15), North By Freaking Northwest (Skymuse, 2019), Full Speed Ahead (Chris Croce, 2015), the Henry Mancini Orchestra on Jazz & The Philharmonic CD/DVD (2014), With Love (Jeremy Fox, 2014), Sounds of the Season (Frost School of Music, 2013), Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole (George Benson, 2013), The Main Squeeze (2012), and others. Active in theater productions, Hall has played trumpet in Westside Story, Ragtime, 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 shows internationally on board Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.
Since moving to Seattle, Hall has performed with the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Symphony Tacoma, Ron Jones’ Jazz Forest, the 5th Avenue Theatre and many of the regions outstanding ensembles. His quintet holds a monthly residency at Tula’s Jazz Club and recently performed at the 2018 Gene Harris Jazz Festival. As a clinician and educator, Hall has served Boise State University, Bellevue College, Pacific Lutheran University, Whitworth University, Eastern Washington University, Western Washington University and Tacoma Community College, in additional to many local high school programs and jazz festivals. Hall is an endorsed artist with VanLaar Trumpets & Flugelhorns and AR Resonance Mouthpieces.