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Biography

Jason Mraz was born on June 23, 1977 in Virginia. His last name denotes ‘frost’ in Czech. He began mastering guitar only at eighteen, but his interest for music grew bigger very fast and predetermined the choice of the future professional occupation. Jason started with the study of music theater in New York and then went to San Diego. There, he performed at clubs and became well known in the area soon. He was prominent for his stage attitude, ability to captivate the audience and singer’s talent. Mraz possessed a strong beautiful voice. Besides, the listeners liked the cheerful and optimistic songs Jason sang. In California, the singer married a girl named Sheridan, but they divorced in a little while remaining good friends to the present moment.

Jason rose to wide fame after the release of his very first single, The Remedy (I Won't Worry), in 2003. The song was heavily played by radio and on both MTV and VH1. This composition’s success aroused massive interest to Jason’s debut long player, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, certified platinum. The stylistics of his music embraced the features of pop, jazz, country and in some cases even hip-hop. After the first release, Jason Mraz held a number of concerts including gigs with Alanis Morissette and The Rolling Stones. The singer’s sophomore album, called Mr. A-Z, was issued in July 2005. After the first week there were nearly 90,000 copies sold out. The record ranked fifth in Billboard 200 albums. Its producer, celebrated Steve Lillywhite was nominated for Grammy for his work on this record. In the fall 2005, Jason Mraz went touring to promote his fresh studio effort and approximately at that time took part in the advertisement campaign for The Gap.

Jason Mraz spent 2006 giving concerts on various continents. In the frames of this program, he performed live twice in January 2006 in the Philippines and gave another performance in March the same year in Singapore. The best moments of his touring were recorded and made available for on-line downloading only as the live album Selections for Friends (2006). Having produced just two studio albums, the singer became extremely popular and much beloved in different regions of the globe. In 2007 Mraz reduced his stage activity to small-scale gigs in North America and a brief tour to the UK. The same year he released a new single called The Beauty in Ugly. The song became the main theme for the American TV series Ugly Betty. In May 2008, Jason hit the market with the third album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. The most notable composition of the whole release was the single I’m Yours. Initially, it was a track from B-side to the previous long player, but it became a hit after being performed live at the subsequent shows. Mraz has regularly cooperated with his old friend, funk-hip-hop performer Billy Galewood. These two recorded the third single from Jason’s debut album, the song Curbside Prophet. В 2009 году Джейсон выпустил живой альбом, получивший название Jason Mraz's Beautiful Mess: Live On Earth. In 2009 Jason released the live album titled Jason Mraz's Beautiful Mess: Live On Earth.

Studio Albums

Jason Mraz, Love Is A Four Letter Word mp3Love Is A Four Letter Word
2012
  • Folk Rock
  • Pop/Rock
Jason Mraz, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. mp3We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
On his third creation We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things Jason Mraz has allowed himself to go a little bit deeper into his own feelings, thus the greater part of the record consists of ballads full of reflections
2008
  • Pop/Rock
Jason Mraz, Mr. A-Z mp3Mr. A-Z
Jason Mraz's breakthrough 2002 hit, The Remedy (I Won't Worry) established him as a funnier, funkier version of John Mayer. On Mr. A-Z, produced by Steve Lillywhite (U2, Dave Matthews Band, Peter Gabriel), he continues mixing up folk melodies and
2005
  • Pop/Rock
Jason Mraz, Sold Out (In Stereo) mp3Sold Out (In Stereo)
2002
  • Pop
  • Pop/Rock
Jason Mraz, Homemade mp3Homemade
2000
  • Pop
  • Pop/Rock