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Jason Mraz

  • He studied for a year at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, but dropped out to focus on songwriting and playing guitar.
  • He met both drummer Toca Rivera and ex-girlfriend Tristan Prettyman at Java Joe's.
  • He used to play weekly at the world-famous Java Joe's in San Diego.
  • He toured with Bushwalla during his fall 2005 tour.
  • He was featured in The Gap's 2005 fall ad campaign "Favorites."
  • He attended Chickahominy Middle School.
  • He is a former cheerleader.
  • He is 5'9".
  • Jason won 4 out of 5 awards he was nominated for. In 2002, he won the awards for Best Acoustic and Artist of the Year at the San Diego Music Awards. In 2003, he won the awards for Song of the Year and Artist of the Year at the San Diego Music Awards. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005 for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical for Mr. A-Z, but didn't win.
  • Jason has guest contributed on three different movie and TV soundtracks: 50 First Dates, Happy Feet, and Everwood.
  • In February 2006, he split up with his singer-songwriter girlfriend Tristan Prettyman.
  • Jason graduated from Lee Davis High School in Mechanicsville, VA.
  • His last name is from a Czech word meaning "frost."
  • Although he released a song completely in Spanish, entitled "La Nueva Belleza," he does not speak Spanish fluently. His friend Carlos Olmeda helped him out with the lyrics.
  • Jason was born on June 23, 1977 in Mechanicsville, Virginia. He later moved to New York and then to San Diego where his music career took off.
  • Jason's song "Life Is Wonderful" (from Mr. A-Z) is on a Hilton commercial.
  • Besides doing commentary's for I Love the 80's, he has also done them for I Love the 90's.
  • Since the release of Mr. A-Z, Jason has appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and many other talk shows.
  • Jason Mraz released his second hit album Mr. A-Z in July, 2006, featuring the single Wordplay.
  • In his sophomore album, the track title "Mr. Curiosity" has a typo on the back reading "Mr. Curiousity." Ironically the song mentions spell-check in the lyrics.
  • His sophomore album, Mr. A-Z, was released on July 26, 2005.
  • His first album Waiting for My Rocket to Come was released on October 15, 2002.

Adult Hits

93 Million Miles
I Won't Give Up
I'm Yours
Lucky (feat. Colbie Caillat)

Members of this Group

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Jaws of Life


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