Born and raised in Baltimore, Jarrett Baker, Sr. fell in love with music as a child, mastering the piano on his grandfather’s upright. He grew up playing the piano and organ in church, where he also taught the choirs. Jarrett attended University of Maryland College Park and served as Gospel Choir Director from 2004-2008. He now oversees music and production at CELEBRATION CHURCH in Columbia, where he has worked closely with renowned composer and conductor, Darin Atwater, founder of Soulful Symphony, Mike Reid, drummer for Janet Jackson and Rihanna, and Jonathan Ball of Destiny Road.

Jarrett’s professional experience includes music instruction as well as onstage performances with recording artists such as Vivian Green and Stephanie Mills. In 2014, he performed live for Super Bowl champion Ray Lewis at his private fundraiser. In 2016, Jarrett launched JARRETT BAKER MUSIC, LLC and his cover band, JAMM Session!

Jarrett, the son of Herman and Dorcas Baker, is married to the lovely Ayanna Baker. She and their two beautiful children, Arden and Jarrett Jr, support and share his love for all things music.