Mr. Jared Bailey

Mr. Jared Bailey is a graduate of Howard University and Rutgers University in New Jersey. He holds degrees in Music Business and Jazz Performance. As a trumpeter, Mr. Bailey has performed in the DMV area for the past seven years with a variety of local ensembles and is now teaching in the DMV area. Aside from performing with DuPont Brass and other groups in the area, he performs under the name “MKZ” as a rapper, trumpeter and singer. Mr. Bailey has had the privilege of headlining the St. Louis Jazz Festival in Senegal, Africa with the Howard Jazztet, performing with Grammy-nominated Christian Scott, and touring with award winning R&B legend Genuine. Mr. Bailey teaches brass instruments to students ranging from beginner to advanced.