Jared Rabin's debut record, "Something Left to Say" was called "An Americana masterpiece" by American Songwriter Magazine who also said "he's a remarkable instrumentalist who brings a dynamic and delicate warmth to everything he touches." Ink19 Magazine said, "His rootsy sound is a perfect blend of beautiful melodies and honest songwriting with a timeless feel."
Jared won First Place Folk Song in the 2016 USA Songwriting Competition, and was a
Semi-Finalist in the 2018 International Songwriting Competition. All three of his solo releases reached the Top 50 on the Roots Music Report Americana Country charts after extensive international radio play.
Jared started learning music at age five from his grandfather, who was the first chair violinist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Jared became a proficient multi-instrumentalist, went on to study jazz composition and has traveled the world performing an array of music. Coming up through the Chicago music scene he played guitar in jam bands, was in the violin section of the Chicago Civic Orchestra, the house band for a longstanding monday night jazz jam at the Tonic Room, and so much more.
"Cold Rain and Snow," Rabin's first all acoustic record came out in July 2021 to critical acclaim and premiered at #4 on the Folk Alliance International Folk DJ Charts after extensive radio plays.