has toured and performed concert venues world-wide and has appeared
with such artists as Kenny Rogers, Waylon Jennings, Neil Diamond,
James Brown, Chuck Berry, Charlie Daniels, Bonnie Raitt, Judy
Collins, America, Jesse Colin Young, and many others. His performances
have included many network television venues and specials.
has achieved chart
and air-play success as a writer, artist, and independent producer.
Among his most successful works
are “Grizzly Bear” (written by Jerry) and “Get Together”
with the Youngbloods, “Castles in the Air” b/w “Vincent”
(Starry-Starry Night) with Don McLean, “Great Big Bunches of
Love” with Charlie Daniels, and “Country Boy Blues” and “Snow
Job” as a solo artist.
His credits over the 30 years of his career involve works that
have sold over 20 million records, tapes and CD’s. His recording
and other projects include albums with Pete Seeger, Norton Buffalo,
Charlie Daniels, Cypress Hill, Buffie St. Marie, Rooftop Singers,
David Wiffen, Doug Kershaw, Charlie McCoy, Jesse Colin Young,
Ramblin'Jack Elliot, The Greenbriar Boys, Joy of Cooking, Brad
Bailey, Jennie Muldar, Peter Rowen, Sonny Terry and Brownie
MaGee, Billy Cox, Bobby Scott, Bob Johnston, Harrison Calaway,
and projects with Michael James Jackson, Felix Pappalardi, and
Robert Cullen, and many others.
feature film credits include such memorable works as “Radio
Flyer”, “Forrest Gump”, “Target”, Ernest Thompson’s “1969, “Pontiac
Moon”, “Zabriskie Point”, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”,
“Jack the Bear”, “Bullworth”, “Millennium”, “The Dish”,
and the soundtrack albums for these films. His other works include
many TV sound
tracks, including “The Simpsons”, “Tour of Duty”, “China
Beach”, “In Living Color” and “Beverly Hills 90210”, as well
as many documentary films, and numerous national television
and radio commercials, including spots for General Motors, Levi
Strauss, Pepsi, The Gap, Shell
and Chevron. Jerry is currently providing music for the
new Fox series "Lucky".
was an A & R representative for Vanguard Records for 2+
years , and was later courted by Warner Bros. for an A &
R position. He turned them down since he was in the process
of going independent in his production. He did not want to tie
himself to one label since, as an independent producer, he was
able to do work for a number of different labels, and was contracted
at the time to produce albums of such artists as Charlie Daniels
and Don McLean and Janis Ian. Jerry has produced albums for
most of the major record labels.