Jared Rabin is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, and producer from Chicago. He started learning fiddle at age five with his grandfather, who was the first chair violinist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He traveled the world playing violin as a kid. He taught himself to play guitar and mandolin, and became interested in jazz, bluegrass and rock music. He moved to LA for two years to go to music school at USC before moving back to Chicago to play professionally.