Professional Bass Player - Session Player - Songwriter -Touring Musician.

Throughout Jerry's music career, Jerry has played bass with 4 multi-platinum selling bands, including Molly Hatchet, Bad Company with Brian Howe, RATT founding member Stephen Pearcy, XYZ & Great White singer Terry Ilous, & LA based band "Healer" with Ivan de Prume, drummer from White Zombie. He is also an ASCAP / BMI songwriter for film and television, with songs on the hit show "Millionaire Match Maker" and other shows on MTV, MTV2, & VH1. Jerry played on a Judas Priest tribute record with Bobby Blotzer of RATT and Tim "Ripper" Owens of Judas Priest. Jerry was also the featured rock bassist in the 2009/2010 issue of "Bass Musician Magazine".

Jerry is currently based out of Austin, TX, writing original material and recording in his studio with Matt Bray from LC Rocks and Paul Lidel from Dangerous Toys. He is also playing and performing in the rock band Roc Holiday. Check out their Facebook Page for the latest news!


Growing up in Central Florida, Jerry has performed professionally since the age of sixteen - playing with Florida’s top A circuit bands, like Arson, Kody Lee, Little Tramp, and Florida’s top paid band in the eighties and early nineties "The Syndicate". After selling thousands of records, and touring the east coast nonstop, Jerry moved on to his first national act - Bad Company’s singer Brian Howe, from 1994-1999.

With Brian Howe of Bad Company, Jerry played every state, with audiences ranging from 10,000 to 60,000 people, from arenas to the largest of festivals. He toured in support of bands like Heart, Santana, Eddie Money, Journey, Loverboy, Little River Band, Kansas, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, 38 Special, Steppenwolf, and many more.

Jerry then joined Molly Hatchet from 2000 to 2004. Jerry recorded and toured the world, also recording and playing on Hatchet’s double live album (recorded in Germany) and played on their 25th Anniversary CD. They finished a European tour with Deep Purple in 2004.

In 2005 Jerry toured with the rock band XYZ, fronted by Terry Ilous, who is now the lead singer for band "Great White".

In 2005/2006 Jerry played with “Healer”, featuring former White Zombie drummer Ivan de Prume  and played several dates with them in the summer of 2006 on the “Vans Warped ” Tour.

Jerry played with Stephen Pearcy, original lead singer from RATT, on his "Metal In America" Tour 2006 & 2007.

Jerry played with the band Laidlaw that toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd in the Summer of 2007.

In 2009 Jerry recorded with Ean Evans of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bobby Capps of 38 Special in “Evanscapps” on the CD “Last Time”.

In 2010 Jerry played with Florida country music artist Wade Williams.

Jerry has recently been touring with Pauline Reese. Pauline was twice named "Entertainer of The Year" by the Texas Music Association, and Willie Nelson calls her "my favorite female artist." She recently recorded a duet with Willie, apppeared at Farm Aid with John Melloncamp, and has recorded and toured with such notable Texas acts as Cory Morrow, Jack Ingram, Kevin Fowler, Micheal Martin Murphy, and Pat Green

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