ared Crawford aka "Choclatt" has described his life's mission, since he was just five years
old. Choclattjared is a percussion prodigy who incessantly started playing drums at the tender age of three. By thirteen, Jared took his beats to the streets for the first time with brother Larry Wright, and he soon gained recognition as one of the world-renowned bucket drummers of the New York City streets and subway stations.
Choclattjared co-starred in, and created all of the percussion segment in the four-time Tony Award broadway winning musical, "Bring in Da Noise Bring in Da Funk”. This rhythmic composer also created and starred in his own critically acclaimed musical "Keep Bangin” and was most recently casted and featured in the Radio City Music Hall Spring Spectacular starring the Rockettes.
Choclattjared also had significant features by five-time Grammy Award winning artist, Lauryn Hill in, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” album and world tour. He also has been featured by a broad spectrum of artists such as, Savion Glover, Gregory Hines, Usher, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Aretha Franklin, Carlos Santana, Naughty by Nature, Kelis, Amerie and Melony Fiona.
Not only is he a master of the Broadway stage and album recordings, he’s also graced TV screens, starring in television commercials for Mayballine makeup, Metro PCS, Capital One Bank, CBS Sports Network, Cingular Wireless, Burger King, 2017 NY Marathon, 2017 Genasis suv, Panasoic and 2017 NY1 Spectrum news. He has taught 100 of children and adults around the world.
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