The Ready Set is the stage name of American musician Jordan Mark Witzigreuter. The Ready Set was formed on November 17, 2007. Jordan Witzigreuter is the vocalist and usally thought of as the only member of The Ready Set; he has stated that he adopted the name because he figured his last name would be too difficult for most people to pronounce. Jordan was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 14, 1989. He turned 21 in 2010. He resides in Fort Wayne when he is not on tour.
Jordan started playing the drums at age 11. He states in various interviews that he didn't even want to play an instrument, but his mother signed him up for drum lessons. When he first started writing his lyrics, Jordan was part of an acoustic duo, Brideandgroom. However the other member, Victor Alvarado, decided to pursue the culinary arts in Chicago and that eventually led to the formation of The Ready Set.
Before forming The Ready Set, Witzigreuter played drums in several bands. One being a hardcore-ska band, Take Sides and the other hardcore band call Saints Never Surrender. He was also a vocalist in the band Brideandgroom. Jordan writes and records his own music and he uses a.