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“Jerry never does anything just because it’s right to do, he likes to do it because it feels good. He would come up with things that fit…Quincy Jones has a way of working with people where he’ll get them together and say ‘Okay, get into something. Jerry was the same way….Jerry was very concerned”.

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Two time Grammy Award winning bassist and a native of the heralded Morrisania section of the Bronx, Jerry Jemmott  has been a performer since the age of five, starting as a tap dancer with Mary Bruce’s Star Buds in Harlem, performing at Carnegie Hall in their annual reviews.

This Rhythm ‘n Blues/Jazz bassist, a disciple of Paul Chambers and Charles Mingus, was a key architect of the Atlantic Records and Muscle Shoals sound of the 1960s & 1970s.

Jerry's body of work illuminates the times both then and now as he played on the recordings of “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”, “People Got To Be Free”, “The Universal Prisoner”, "Games People Play," “Think”, “Eleanor Rigby”, “The Weight”, “Attica Blues”, “Why I Sing The Blues”, “The Thrill Is Gone", made a recent cameo solo performance in the film “Mitchellville” and had a starring role in the feature documentary ‘Jaco’.
Jerry Jemmott's take on the challenge we face & the solution.

Jerry Jemmott's take on the challenge we face & the solution.


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