"Jarryd is a talented and creative individual who always strives for excellence. His compositions are extremely musical and of the highest quality. He is also a heck of a nice guy. I know he will make a mark on the world of film composition in the years to come."
2- Time Emmy Award-Winning Composer: Robin Hood: Men In Tights, Picture Windows
"Jarryd is a wonderful musician and person with a deep enthusiasm and dedication to his work. Jarryd's music is refreshingly honest and reflects his positive energy and varied musical interests/experiences. I look forward to watching his career grow as a composer and hope he always remembers his roots in percussion!"
World-Renown Percussionist, Composer, and Teacher (Eastman School of Music)
"Jarryd is absolutely wonderful to work with. He takes the time and effort necessary to deeply understand the needs of any project, and then executes on them beautifully. If you are looking for someone to bring your project to life, you will be thrilled with the music Jarryd produces."
Award-Winning Composer & Sound Designer: Hyper Light Drifter, Destiny
"I first met Jarryd while giving a lecture for the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring program. His insightful questions about music scores and the music business impressed me immediately. He has a great work ethic, is quick to learn, and is detail oriented."
Musician, Arranger & Notation Expert
"I continue to be amazed at the speed of Jarryd's creativity, all while maintining excellence. I am also impressed with his ability to compose for any genre. Whether it's Comedy, Horror, Action, etc., he is able to come up with just the right score. I will definitely be commissioning Jarryd again in future film productions."
Writer, Director, Producer
"What a thrill to perform Jarryd's music! Having a foot in both the film composition and concert music world is evident in his creative, energetic, and thoughtful music. Hero's Journey will become a standard in the concert percussion repertoire - great music, plus it's tons of fun to play! Bravo, Jarryd!"
Professor of Percussion - University of Memphis, Principal Timpanist of the Boise Philharmonic
"Jarryd has brought my animations to life beyond my imagination. He’s created original score for my work on more than one occasion, and he’d be the first person I would consider again in the future!"