If you use jq, you’ll know that, its documentation uses examples that you can try locally or using the excellent jqplay:
printf "[1,2,3]" | jq .[1:] [ 2, 3 ] And here
If you use Google Cloud Platform (GCP) CLI, gcloud, this powerful tool includes JSON output formatting of results (--format=json) and YAML (--format=yaml) etc. and includes a set of so-called projections that you can use to format the returned data.