Jack Snyder is a musician singer-songwriter from central Vermont, attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston, on scholarship. Since 2011, Jack has been writing and recording his own original songs with producer/instrumentalist Adrian Harpham in New York City. Jack and Adrian are also co-writing other songs, as part of a growing collection of work. Jack has been performing since he was 12 years old, and has performed on stages in New York, Boston, Vermont, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Jack recently assembled a band to perform back-to-back nights of Jack’s original songs, as well as covers. The band included Adrian Harpham (NYC) on drums, Brockett Parsons (Los Angeles) and Bob Merrill on keyboards, Sean Ritchie on bass, and Draa Hobbs on guitar.
Jack grew up in a musical family and formally started his musical training at the age of 7 – when he began studying percussion under John Cutrone, a well-know jazz drummer and teacher in Connecticut. He has studied with vocal coaches Jennifer Page and Jenny Barry, guitar with Jon Weber and Draa Hobbs, percussion with Tim Gilmore and piano with Ellen Satterthwaite. His first major solo stage concert was played to a sell-out crowd at Pentangle’s Town Hall in Woodstock VT in January 2012, at the age of 16. He has shared the stage with Li’Nard Jackson and other special guest artists at The Groove in the West Village of New York City. Jack has attended the KOSA international percussion program, SYMS summer music program at the University of New Hampshire, the Interplay Jazz program, and the 5-week program at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.