Jerry has played saxophone since 1985. He obtained his degree at the Conservatory of Music of Salerno where he studied music and saxophone performance. Since then he has performed in jazz ensembles, television bands and pop music.

He has also participated in internships with famous jazz musicians and teachers such as Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, and Dave Liebman. He taught techniques of instrumental jazz improvisation at the Conservatory of Music of Salerno “Giuseppe Martucci”.


Jerry has played on more than 50 CD albums, and is often invited by musicians and recording studios as a sideman. In 2004 and 2008 he released CDs Soul Eyes (Mediterranea) and Optimum (Widesound) with original compositions.


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