Jason Ditzian (he/him) is a multi-wind instrumentalist and composer, Jason has performed, recorded and toured internationally with artists such as Charming Hostess, Oakland Symphony, Dohee Lee, Joan Baez, Frank London, inkBoat, Kitka, San Francisco Mime Troupe, Lord Loves a Working Man, Kiosk, Hadi Tabatabai, Faun Fables and Kunst-Stoff. He is clarinetist/leader of old-world klezmer ensemble, Kugelplex.
In 2003, Jason began working with various organizations to produce projects and festivals, and create marketing and development strategies. Jason has helped raise millions of dollars for nonprofit arts organizations. Career highlights include: co-founding and co-producing the International Body Music Festival with Keith Terry; receiving a 2011 American Council of Engineering Companies Engineering Excellence Award for the Bowls Project with Charming Hostess and a 2005 Isadora Duncan Dance Award in MUSIC/SOUND/TEXT for his work with Hiroko and Koichi Tamano.
Currently, Jason is the Managing Director of Dohee Lee Puri Arts and Director of Communications for Asian Refugees United. Jason founded nonprofit arts consulting firm, Narluga Arts in 2019 to further his capacity to support amazing artists realize their visions and to help further the field of socially-engaged arts.