Jason O is an East Coast one-man performer. Energized, animated and charismatic, Jason will be surrounded by instruments and looping layers of sonic support. Embellished by guitar, drums, trumpet, bass, percussion, piano, harmonica, ukulele, and a three-stringed “Strum Stick,” his mesmerizing performances are graced with personality, musicality and genuine rapport. As a child, Jason O (short for Olcese) tapped on a table to the radio until his parents, both music teachers, provided real drums. He eventually picked up the guitar and learned to write and record thanks to his father, an avid recording technician with a home studio.
Majoring in psychology and graduating from the Pennsylvania State University, Jason O’ counterbalanced his academic pursuits with his music. He played on the streets in New York City, and eventually landed larger gigs along the East Coast. In addition to his solo career, Jason O’ is the singing, dancing and rapping front man for the regional band My Hero Zero. He uses his experiences with the band to improve his solo shows. He has opened for artists such as Carly Rae Jepson, Judith Hill and Crystal Bowersox. For more information about Jason O’, visit his website at www.jasonmusic.com. March 15, 2019.