Jerry is originally from Oklahoma and has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Central Oklahoma University. He moved to Washington in 1978. Jerry has performed with a wide array of musical groups including Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan Society, a wide variety of musicals, a Blues Brothers tribute band, an Elvis tribute band, Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra, Federal Way Symphony, Brass Band NW, and several chamber brass groups. He lives in Newcastle, WA, with his wife Patti, who is a harpist, and their cat Tabitha.
Jerry has been a member of Puget Brass since 2015.