Jason Lord (b. 1989) received his degree in Music Education (B.M.) from Pittsburg State University, and his degree in Wind Conducting (M.M.) from Missouri State University. During his undergraduate pursuit he studied percussion under Dr. James Clanton, and composition under Dr. John Ross. After receiving his Bachelor's degree, he continued his Graduate studies under the tutelage of Dr. Belva Prather, and Dr. John Prescott at Missouri State University.
Jason was performing member of the Memphis Sound Drum and Bugle Corps, The Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, and Gateway Indoor. He has taught, consulted, and composed for numerous schools in the mid-west including Frontenac HS, Lee Summit West HS, Olathe North HS, St. Charles West HS, Wright City HS, and Glendale HS, as well as Colt Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps, and Music City Drum and Bugle Corps. Jason has also composed for international artists in Tel Aviv, Israel, and Mimasaka, Japan.
Jason is an official artist for Tapspace Publications LLC, and a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion mallets, Remo drum heads, Sabian Cymbals, and Yamaha Drums.
Jason currently resides in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas with his wife, Emily, and their two huskies Ridley, and Raphaelle. He spends his free time reading, pursuing various creative energies, and drinking copious amounts of coffee.