|Jarrad 'Jaz' Rogers|
|Birth name||Jarrad Leith Rogers|
|Also known as||Jaz Rogers|
|Genres||Pop, Dance, Hip Hop|
|Occupations||Record Producer, Songwriter|
|Years active||2000 - present|
Jarrad Rogers is an Australian/British songwriter and record producer. He is based in London and travels frequently to the USA. He writes music primarily in the genres of pop, hip hop, and dance. Jarrad has worked with many notable artists including Demi Lovato, Lana Del Rey, Lauren Hill, Tinie Tempah, Devlin, Rebecca Ferguson, Rita Ora, Icona Pop, JLS, Mark Ronson, Groove Armada, Avicii, Tinchy Stryder, Alex Clare, Pixie Lott, Ella Eyre, Annie Lennox, The Saturdays, Charli XCX, Mad Decent, Foxes (singer), Boyzone, Delta Goodrem and Daniel Merriweather. He is managed by Advanced Alternative Media and published by Imagem.
Jarrad began playing trumpet and classical piano at an early age. Studying piano under renowned concert pianist, Alexander Sumetski, he progressed to the Australian Music Education Board's highest grade. At 13, he formed a band with his brother and together they won studio time through a local band competition which sparked his interest in music production. He completed a double degree with Honours in Business Management and Civil Engineering at RMIT University in Melbourne and then worked as a consultant for Accenture but he spent all his spare time pursuing music.
He co-wrote the singles ‘Predictable’ and ‘Not Me, Not I’ with Delta Goodrem and Kara DioGuardi for 15 x platinum selling Australian artist Delta Goodrem's debut album 'Innocent Eyes'.  Innocent Eyes was the highest-selling album in Australia of the decade. 'Not me, Not I' peaked at number-one in the Australian charts, breaking Kylie Minogue's record of having the most songs released from an album to reach number-one. 'Predictable' also reached number-one and remained in the top ten for eight weeks.
Jarrad resigned from the record label and went on to write and produce songs for Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian. In 2006, Jarrad won a prestigious APRA award by the Australian Performing Rights Association in the category of 'Most Performed Urban Work' for ‘Oh Oh’, a single which Jarrad produced and co-wrote with Guy Sebastian  ). He also wrote with Ricki-Lee Coulter the song (‘Sunshine’, #8) and Jimmy Barnes ('Say It Ain’t So' which appears on AUS #1 selling album 'Double Happiness').
In 2005, he signed a publishing deal with Mushroom Music and relocated to London.
In 2006, Jarrad's side-project, SugaRush signed a recording contract with Sony label RCA. The band’s eponymous debut album was released in 2008 to critical acclaim. Their singles ‘L-O-V-E’ and ‘They Said I Said’ both featured on 'Grey's Anatomy'.) In February 2008, the band appeared on UK music TV show Later... with Jools Holland, and the band’s 2009 release ‘Love Breed’ featured on US TV drama 'Private Practise'.
On a songwriting trip to LA in 2006, Jarrad had the opportunity to work with and produce songs (unreleased) for Lauren Hill who was in the process of writing new material.
In October 2008, Jarrad produced a song for Annie Lennox, (‘Pattern of My Life’).
2010 also saw Jarrad write with artist Alex Clare. Two songs from these sessions, 'Treading Water' (co-written with Eg White) and 'Sanctuary' were chosen to feature on Clare's debut album on Island Records which was released on 8 July 2011. The Lateness Of The Hour. The album peaked at number 17 on the UK Albums Chart, number 8 on the German Albums Chart and number 48 on the US Billboard 200. 'Treading Water' was released as a single.
Jarrad wrote with Lana Del Rey in 2011. Together they wrote 'Live or Die' (unreleased). In 2011, Jarrad also produced and co-wrote (with Bryn Christopher) the song ‘Do What You Want With Me’ from The Saturdays’ 2011 album On Your Radar.
He also worked with UK rap artist Tinchy Stryder and wrote Bright Lights, which entered the UK singles charts at #7 and featured Pixie Lott as a guest vocalist. Pixie released her own version of the song on her album ‘Young Foolish Happy’ titled ‘Bright Lights (Good Life) Part II’, which Jarrad also produced.
Between November 2011 and February 2012, Jarrad co-wrote and produced the debut album from X Factor finalist Aiden Grimshaw, titled ‘Misty Eye’. The album was released to critical acclaim and entered the UK Albums Chart at #19 on 26 August 2012.
Jarrad co-wrote "Give me life" which was released by English boy band JLS on their fourth studio album, Evolution. The album was released on November 5, 2012 through RCA Records and debuted at number 3 in the UK.
In early 2013, Jarrad co-wrote 'Lost Boys' (yet to be released) with Roy Stryde and Australian Band, 5 Seconds of Summer. The band has been performing the song while supporting One Direction on their 2013 world tour.
'Ghost Ship', co-written by Jarrad, Devlin (rapper) and Alex Clare was released on 'A Moving Picture', the second studio album by English rapper Devlin, via Island Records and the Universal Music Group. The album was released on 4 February 2013 and peaked at number 19 on the UK charts.[circular reference]
In May, 'Fire Starter', a song Jarrad co-wrote with Lindy Robbins and Julia Michaels, was released on the fourth studio album by Demi Lovato, on Hollywood Records. The album debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 110,000 copies, becoming her best-selling debut week of her career. 'Fire Starter' was chosen by E! to feature on their promotion for the 8th season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
Icona Pop released 'In the Stars', a song co-written and produced by Jarrad which appears on their full-length album, 'This Is... Icona Pop'. 'In the Stars' was also released in association with Samsung’s Galaxy series, using a 'Galaxy mix’ of the original. 
Jarrad has been travelling frequently to Los Angeles on songwriting trips and has upcoming releases for Josh Kumra, Beatrice Miller, Camilla and Rebecca Rosso, Rita Ora, Foxes (singer) and Rebecca Ferguson for whom he has co-written five songs on her second album 'Freedom'.
Jarrad has also been collaborating with Charli XCX for other artists and for her album. He has been working with Mad Decent/Diplo new signing, 'Liz', and on Ella Eyre's album (Universal Music) (who featured with Rudimental on their number one (UK) single "Waiting All Night").
Songwriting and Production: Selected Discography
Key: p = produced w = written
- 2013: 'In the Stars - Galaxy Remix' - Icona Pop (p/w)
- 2012: 'Give Me Life' - JLS (p/w)
- 2012: 'Curtain Call' - Aiden Grimshaw (UK #49) - (p/w)
- 2012: 'Is This Love?' - Aiden Grimshaw (UK #35) - (p/w)
- 2012: 'Bright Lights' - Tinchy Stryder (UK #7) - (p/w)
- 2009: 'Pattern of My Life' - Annie Lennox - (p)
- 2008: 'They Said I Said' (as featured in Grey's Anatomy season 5/Ep 10)- SugaRush Beat Company - (p/w)
- 2008: 'L-O-V-E' (as featured in Grey's Anatomy season 6/Ep 17) - SugaRush Beat Company - (p/w)
- 2008: 'Ride My Tempo' - Ida Corr - (p/w)
- 2008: 'Love You Anyway' - Boyzone (UK #5) - (p/w)
- 2008: 'Smilin' - Bryn Christopher (UK #31) - (p/w)
- 2007: 'The Quest' (as featured in Grey's Anotomy season 4 finale)- Bryn Christopher (UK #45) - (p/w)
- 2007: 'Kingdom Falls' - Nate James - (p/w)
- 2006: 'Elevator Love' - Guy Sebastian - (AUS #11, Gold) - (p/w)
- 2006: 'Get Used To It' - Brand New Heavies - (p)
- 2005: 'Sunshine' - Ricki Lee (AUS #8) - (p/w)
- 2004: 'Oh Oh' - Guy Sebastian (AUS #11) - (p/w)
- 2003: 'Predictable' - Delta Goodrem - (AUS #1) (2xPlatinum) - (w)
- 2003: 'Not Me, Not I' - Delta Goodrem - (AUS #1) (UK #18) (Platinum) - (w)
Albums and Album cuts
- 2013: 'In the Stars' (appears on This Is... Icona Pop) Icona Pop
- 2013: 'Fire Starter' (appears on Demi Demi (album) Demi Lovato (Billboard #3) - (p/w)
- 2013: 'Ghost Ship' (appears on A Moving Picture) Devlin (rapper) (UK #19) - (p/w)
- 2012: 'Give Me Life' (appears on Evolution (JLS album) JLS (UK #3) - (p/w)
- 2012: 'Misty Eye' (full album production), Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) - (p/w)
- 2012: 'Poachers Timing' (appears on 'Misty Eye' by Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) (p/w)
- 2012: 'Be Myself' (appears on 'Misty Eye' by Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) (p/w)
- 2012: 'This Island' (appears on 'Misty Eye' by Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) (p/w)
- 2012: 'Nothing At All' (appears on 'Misty Eye' by Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) (p/w)
- 2012: 'What We Gonna Be' (appears on 'Misty Eye' by Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) (p/w)
- 2012: 'Hold On' (appears on 'Misty Eye' by Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) (p/w)
- 2012: 'Breath Me' (appears on 'Misty Eye' by Aiden Grimshaw (UK #19) (p)
- 2011: 'Treading Water' (appears on 'The Lateness Of The Hour'), Alex Clare (UK #17, #8 German, #48 Billboard 200) - (w)
- 2011: 'Sanctuary' (appears on 'The Lateness Of The Hour'), Alex Clare (UK #17) - (w)
- 2011: 'Do What You Want With Me' (appears on 'On Your Radar'), The Saturdays (UK #23) - (p/w)
- 2008: 'Love You Anyway' (single from 'Back Again... No Matter What'), Boyzone (UK #4) (Platinum)
- 2008: 'SugaRush Beat Company' (full album production), SugaRush Beat Company - (p/w)
- 2008: 8 tracks on 'My World', Bryn Christopher (UK #18) - (p/w)
- 2006: 'I Just Realised' (appears on 'Get Used To It'), Brand New Heavies - (p/w)
- 2005: 'Say It Ain’t So' (appears on 'Double Happiness'), Jimmy Barnes (AUS #1 ) - (p/w) (Gold)
- 2004: 'Beautiful Life' (appears on 'Beautiful Life'), Guy Sebastian (AUS #2 ) - (p/w) (Platinum)
- 2003: 'Innocent Eyes' Delta Goodrem, (AUS #1 15 x Platinum, UK #2 2 x Platinum)
- 2003: '1 4 U' (appears on 'Just As I Am'), Guy Sebastian - (AUS #1) - (p/w) (6 x Platinum)
- 2003: '45 Degrees', Christine Anu - (p/w)
(p = producer; w = writer/co-writer)
- "Predictable Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Not Me Not I Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Oh Oh Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Oh Oh ARIA Awards". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Sunshine Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Sugarush Beat Company Release". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Sugarush Beat Company on Grey's Anatomy". Retrieved 2012-09-04.
- "Sugarush Beat Company on Jools Holland". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Bryn Christopher Smilin' Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Bryn Christopher The Quest Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Bryn Christopher in Greys Anatomy". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Love You Anyway Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Love You Anyway Ireland Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Bright Lights Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Misty Eye Guardian Review". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Misty Eye Digital Spy Review". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Misty Eye Any Decent Music Review Aggregator". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Misty Eye Peak Chart Position". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Last Dance Debut On Pete Tong". Retrieved 2012-09-02.
- "Double Happiness chart position". Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Beautiful Life chart position". Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Innocent Eyes chart position". Australian Albums Top 50. Retrieved 31 December 2012.