Following Resonance, Jason and guitarist Ken Jacobsen formed the group Sarab with vocalist Azula. The group covered several Latin, Arabic, and Fado pieces. Original band members included, Assia Hamani, vocals; and Geoff Johns, percussion. Other musicans joined the group as it evolved including: Bill Moyer, percussion; Van Crozier, saxes; Fletcher Andrews, drum kit; and Terri "Clari-T" Cole, clarinet.
Under Jason's leadership, the group evolved to become more focused on performing dance music from the Mediterrean region and was renamed, Avaaza. Members included: Azula, vocals; Chaz Reed, guitar, mandolin; Terri "Clari-T" Cole on clarinet, EWI; George Sadak, drums, percussion; Michael Nageub, keyboards, ney; and Tracy Helming, violin, belly dance; and Chandra Naraine, percussion.
Sarab/AvaazaVashon Island 2008-2012
Sarab ~ Beni Beni
Sarab ~ Uma Flor
Avaaza Debut ~ Kashmir by Led Zepplin
Avaaza ~ Dilruba
Avaaza ~ Khallouni
Avaaza ~ Promo