Justin Rogers graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver Music in 2019, with a major in Composition and Saxophone Performance, and a minor in Criminal Justice. He is currently completing his masters in Jazz Composition at the University of Denver.
Bella Musser is a Music Business student at the University of Colorado Denver, and is minoring in both Psychology and Leadership Studies. Outside of the ensemble, Bella spends her free time writing and performing original music. Her style partners elements of alternative rock, blues, and singer/songwriter influences with acoustic-electronic production.
Tyler Lee is a Singer Songwriter from Littleton Colorado. He began singing at the age of 10 and has never stopped since. He then learned the Guitar by age 11 and began to obsess over Rock and Metal. He decided by the age of 14 to make music a career. He currently attends University of Colorado Denver for Music Business and Recording Arts.
Tyler spent years trying to organize bands that ended up falling apart. He decided to take it on alone and wrote his First EP Adrift. Adrift has songs covering the theme of Politics, Love, Ambition, and Everyday problems we seem to face no matter what age. He released the first single off the EP on October 13th, 2017. His full EP was released on December 13th, 2017.
Ian Fleddermann is a 21 year old musician currently studying Recording Arts at the University of Colorado Denver. He has been playing piano for more than fifteen years and studying jazz piano for the past three years at University. Ian has been with the Claim Jumpers for the past two years and has performed all around the state of Colorado. After graduating this coming Spring Ian hopes to take the next step towards working full time in the music industry either in a recording studio with music groups or in a post production stage working with audio for entertainment industry.
Cameron Sargent is a graduating senior from Northern California, a Music Business major, and is interested in pursuing a career in publishing and plans to move to Nashville after graduation.
Rachel McClanahan is a freshman-year Music Business major from Chicago, Illinois. She plays piano and saxophone.
If you are an alumni of the Claim Jumpers, please send a picture and a bio to ClaimJumpersJazz@gmail.com. We look forward to reconnecting with you!