Jared Rabin: An Americana and Folk Country Singer and Songwriter
Jared Rabin, husband, dad, avid Cubs fan and Chicago native has been around music since he was a young child. His Grandfather was the first chair violinist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. There was no question Jared would develop a love for music having such an influential role model to look up to early on.
At the age of five, he began to learn to play the classical violin; his grandfather would become his mentor and guide teaching him to play the instrument. His love for music blossomed the older he grew. Along with that came experiences in new styles of music. He learned how to play guitar, mandolin, the fiddle, and studied jazz guitar while in college.
Jared has grown his passion for music into a budding career. He’s recorded all styles of music from progressive rock to bluegrass and jazz. Most recently, the music he has written and recorded has had an Appalachian inspiration. “Some of the songs that I’m writing now definitely have an Appalachian flavor and influence to them. I have always loved bluegrass and traditional string band music,” Jared says. He has stayed true to his musical roots throughout his career.
In 2016, Rabin debuted his record “Something Left to Say” and was called “An American Masterpiece” by American Songwriter magazine. Not only did this record reach #15 on the Roots Music Report Americana Radio charts, but the title track also won First Place Folk Song in the 2016 USA songwriting competition.
Jared Rabin on Tour
Jared loves to perform in front of a crowd. “The best moments with a crowd are when you feel that they are paying attention and connecting and following what you’re doing on some level,” he says. You’ll find him on tour throughout the year, be sure to check out his most current tour schedule and catch him at one of his shows!
When Jared’s not out on tour or crafting his music, you can find him at home teaching his 16-month old son the fine art of music. He’s even got him singing along to “You Wreck Me” by Tom Petty and “The Lido Shuffle” by Boz Scaggs. Be careful, Jared, he just may steal the show!
Jared’s latest single “Almost Too Late” releases today and is available on all digital platforms. Be sure to snag a download and be one of the first to own it!