Singer/songwriter and worship leader Jason Bare is no stranger to ministry in music. After spending a lifetime growing up as a preacher's kid, attending Lee University, traveling with the Lee Singers, honing his songwriting skills, and dedicating 16 years to leading congregations in praise and worship, Jason now takes a bold new step into the realm of the music industry.
In December of 2010, Jason released a Christmas song, co-written with Nathan Walters (Plus One) titled, “For The First Time.” The song was an instant success climbing to the No. 1 spot on CMW's Worship charts, No. 2 on CMW's Inspirational charts, No. 8 on the Christmas charts, and remained as one of the most added songs for 5 weeks! This radio success created a domino effect that has led to some exciting opportunities and accomplishments along Jason's career, including; his first national release, “Beautiful Design,” 5 national radio releases, numerous features in CCM Magazine, New Release Tuesday, The Examiner, The Christian Post, and many more.
Jason has also been a featured guest on numerous television networks/programs including; TBN (Praise The Lord), WTGL- TV45 (The Good-Life), JCTV, Gospel Music Channel, CTN, Cornerstone TV Network, Atlanta Live, Babbie's House and more.
Jason released his first Music Video, “You Found Me ” (produced by Yake Films) in April 2011. By the fall of the same year, he released his first Christmas CD, “Have You Heard,” and as in the previous year, found great radio success with the title track. The song climbed to No. 2 on the CMW's Inspirational charts, No. 5 on the Christmas charts and remained in the Inspirational Billboard TOP 20 charts for 4 weeks!
Now, on the road FULL-TIME, Jason is whole-heartedly pursuing all that God has planned for him! (Jeremiah 29:11) The past 2 years have been great, beginning with the exciting release of two BRAND-NEW radio singles, “Hope Again,” co-written with Loren & Felicia Barton (American Idol, Season 8), and “You Never Change,” co-written with Nathan Walters and Gabe Combs (Plus One). These songs helped solidify Jason's place as a powerful and effective Christian artist! Jason worked harder than ever with more than 150 dates, numerous television appearances, and many radio stops along the way, and a new Christmas single “What Child Is This?” that became the most downloaded song to date at New Release Tuesday!
While touring and guest leading worship for some of the nations largest ministries including Saddleback Church (Irvine, CA - Rick Warren), Jason has been writing and recording with numerous talents in the music industry, Ian Eskelin (Dove award winning producer/songwriter), Michael Farren (Pocket Full of Rocks), Aaron Rice (Grammy nominated songwriter/producer), Jennie Lee Riddle (Revelation Song), and many more. Showing no signs of slowing down, Jason expects 2014 to be the best year yet, beginning with the release of his all new vertically focused CD, “Love Is Alive.” Produced by Aaron Rice & Luke Buishas, the corporate push of this record is sure to grasp worshipers worldwide! Jason's music and heart towards worship proves that he is passionate to reach the purpose God has on his life, and hopes to help others achieve the same.