|Birth name||Jaared Arosemena|
|Born||January 20, 1967|
|Associated acts||Oli silk, Peter White|
Jaared (pronounced exactly like Jared) (born Jaared Arosemena in Washington, DC on January 20, 1967) is a Washington, DC-based contemporary jazz saxophonist. In 2002 he was nominated the Best New Artist of the Year for 2002 by The National Smooth Jazz Association 
Jaared suffered from asthma as a child, and almost died on from the chronic lung disease. His doctor told his family that learning to play a wind instrument would strengthen his lungs, and Jaared chose the Alto Sax.
Jaared is a regular guest on the most popular Smooth Jazz Internet radio program in the world, the Jimi King show, which airs EST 12- 2 pm on Sundays.
- Foreword – 2001 (Label: Lightyear)
- Hangtime – 2002 (Label: Lightyear)
- Addiction – 2008 (Label: Trippin 'n' Rhythm)
- Manhattan Nights – 2010 (Label: Trippin 'n' Rhythm)