In 2002, Jaared was nominated as "Best New Artist of the Year" by the National Smooth Jazz Association. The beauty of his playing and his ability to connect with his audience, whether recorded or live, has gained him international acclaim. His first release, Foreward, included a remake of the Chante Moore song, "Love's Taken Over." Jaared's version hit the charts in the United Kingdom, Japan, and the United States. Jaared's other releases include Hangtime, Addiction, and his latest, Manhattan Nights. He is signed to Trippin 'N' Rhythm Records, an international label associated with Sony/BMG.
Jaared has performed in Dubai, South Africa, West Africa, Poland, Germany, Austria, and other places in Europe; and all over the U.S.