Jason Brian Merrill is a musician and educator from Hawley, Pennsylvania. He performs professionally locally and in the NYC/Philadelphia area and has collaborated with other artists around the world. He has taught guitar since 2006, maintains an extensive background in music since 1996, and has recorded and engineered just as long. He originally hails from Long Island, where he first started playing clarinet at 10. Mr. Merrill currently holds two degrees, one in computer information systems and one in Secondary Education. He is involved in local community groups and organizes a monthly open mic at a local coffee shop.