Bassist and music educator, Jared May has excelled as a performer and recording artist in a variety of musical styles, including jazz, soul, reggae, gospel, rock, country, live electronic, and hip-hop. His innovative harmonic approach can be heard on Crystal Stafford’s “Breathe” from the 2006 Om Records compilation, Om:Chill. More recently, Jared has collaborated as bassist and associate producer on Tina Malia’s 2012 release, Lost Frontier. He is a longstanding member of the eminently sustainable rock band, the Ginger Ninjas, who tour the world carrying their gear on bicycles and pedal-powering their shows. Jared has also traveled the world, playing bass on numerous tours with singer surfer songwriter, Donavon Frankenreiter.