Jason Thomas Mraz Jason Mraz or She was born in June 1977 and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia. Having a strong desire for music, even though he actually started playing guitar at the age of eighteen adults. Mraz studied in New York with musical theater course, but it was only for a brief period. He eventually transferred to San Diego, where he played with Carlos Olmeda and Toca Rivera clubs in Southern California.
He has played with many musicians, including Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews Band, James Blunt, Gavin DeGraw, Paula Cole, John Popper, Alanis Morissette, The Ohio Players, Rachael Yamagata, Tristan Prettyman, James Morrison, Lisa Hannigan, John Mayer, Jewel , Colbie Caillat, and Ingrid Michaelson.
Jason Mraz has performed with renowned artists such as Jewel, the Dave Matthews Band, Bob Dylan, etc. in November 2005 in San Diegos Copley Symphony Hall. He has also toured with the Rolling Stones and Alanis Morrissette. His follow up album entitled: Mr. AZ was launched a few months before the show in San Diego, and the album held the 5 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Mr. AZ sold close to 90,000 copies in its first week of release. The album was said also nominated for: Best Engineered Album in the Grammy Award.
Mraz also appeared in The Gap ad called: The Favorite, where he worked with other famous singers like Joss Stone, Michelle Williams, Keith Urban, etc. Mraz also performed from time to time with Billy Galewood, an artist who concentrates on the funk, hip-hop, and folk elements, and is a fellow student at New York Mraz. The two also collaborated on several tracks, including three singles Mraz entitled curbside prophet, from the album: Waiting for My Rocket to Come. Mraz and Galewood also went on tour together in 2005.
Some Mraz has taken home awards including: Best Acoustic in 2003 San Diego Music Awards, Artist of the Year is still in San Diego Music Awards, etc. Another trivia about Jason Mraz: Last name: Mraz is actually originated from the Republic, which means frost, she had been a cheerleader, she used to do weekly in Java Joes in California.