Born and raised in Topeka KS, Jasper Shrake has been involved in music for as long as he can remember. In 2018, graduated with a Bachelor’s in Music Education and a Bachelor’s of Music in Performance with emphasis in classical and jazz trumpet.

Notable musicians Jasper has performed with or backed include Wayne Bergeron, Gordon Goodwin, Andy Martin, Roger Ingram, Rob Scheps, Byron Stripling, and Jim O'Connor.

Jasper maintains a healthy career performing in Topeka and Lawrence with his quartet, and aims to be a positive example and advocate for the opportunities music can provide for students regardless of their background or circumstances.