Jamey Arent is a versatile Los Angeles-based guitarist and songwriter. Jamey has recorded and shared the stage with artists like Frankie Valli, Matthew Morrison, B. Slade, Chick Corea, Mitch Grassi (Pentatonix), Spencer Day, Nigel Hall, Elijah Blake, Pigeon John, Malina Moye and the National Symphony Orchestra. Guitar Player magazine described Arent as “a stunning player, straddling blues, jazz and rock."

Born in Denver, Colorado in 1986, Arent first picked up the guitar at age 12. During high school, Jamey was chosen for the guitar chair in the Colorado All State Jazz Band for both 2004 and 2005 and was awarded the 2005 Downbeat Magazine Student Award for best blues/pop/rock soloist. That same year, Jamey was featured in Mike Varney’s Spotlight in Guitar Player magazine. While in Denver, Jamey studied guitar with Wayne Sturdy and Mitch Chmara.

In the fall of 2005, Jamey began studying jazz music at the prestigious Oberlin Conservatory, where he studied with Bob Ferrazza and Robin Eubanks, and completed a bachelor’s degree in music in 2009. While at Oberlin, Directly after graduating Oberlin, Jamey moved to Los Angeles to begin his graduate studies in studio/jazz guitar at the University of Southern California, where he had the privilege of studying guitar with Bruce Forman, Richard Smith, Frank Potenza, Adam Del Monte and Pat Kelley. Jamey also studied composition with Russell Ferrante, and was selected for the guitar chair of the award winning Thornton Jazz Orchestra, directed by Bob Mintzer. Jamey completed his Master’s degree from USC in 2011, graduating with Pi Kappa Lambda honors.

Television appearances include NBC's 1600 Penn, Food Network's Cupcake Wars, CBS's Friends With Better Lives and a live performance with Frankie Valli on PBS's A Capitol Fourth. Jamey's guitar playing can be heard on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the hit FX series Sons of Anarchy. Recently, Jamey has composed music and lyrics for the TBS original sitcom Wrecked. In addition, Jamey has served as a guitar coach on the set of Glee.

Jamey is a rare guitarist on today’s music scene with his ability to genuinely co-exist in many genres, from rock to jazz, blues to soul. Jamey spent 2014 touring with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legend Frankie Valli and is currently performing and recording with r&b/soul vocalist Raquel Rodriguez. A debut solo album is planned for the near future.