Jerry DeVore

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Jerry DeVore
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Jerry DeVore (2010)
Born (1973-11-26) November 26, 1973 (age 40)
Peoria, Illinois, U.S.A.
Nationality American
Years active 1992–present
Website
http://www.JerryDeVore.com

Jerald Dustin DeVore (born on November 26, 1973 in Peoria, Illinois, USA), known by his shortened name Jerry DeVore, is an American, an educator, and a freelance bassist working in New York City. His career began in Illinois, performing with symphony orchestras, commercial music, musical theater, jazz ensembles, and various recording sessions. Upon leaving Illinois in 1997, Mr. DeVore toured the nation with the Air Force Band, until 2001. During this period, he continued recording and performing with small and large jazz groups in the Omaha, Nebraska area, while his main duties were with the AF Concert Band and Jazz Band. Before leaving the AF, Mr. DeVore continued studying classical music and joined and R&B band called the Confidentials. He would continue performing with this group and local jazz musicians, until his departure to New York City in 2008.

2008 saw the beginning of his Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance from New York University, where he graduated in 2010 and was awarded the Josephson Award for Outstanding Jazz Studies. At NYU, Mr. DeVore studied with an impressive list of faculty members and his career in jazz moved forward. Mr. DeVore continues to be active in the NYC music scene, within several diverse circles.

Education[edit]

Studies[edit]

New York University, NY (2010)' Master’s in Jazz Performance Music Technology Winner of the Barney Josephson Award for Outstanding Jazz Studies Graduated with Honors

Electric Lounge Studios, IL (2005) Digital Recording Training Courses Completed – Pro Tools 101, 201, and 210M

University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE (2005) Pedagogy of Music Theory, Graduate Level Course

Bradley University, IL (Graduated December 1996) Bachelor of Music Degree - Graduated Cum Laude Music Performance Major - Emphasis on Bass Studies

Private Instructors[edit]

Classical Bass[edit]

Jazz[edit]

  • Kenny Werner
  • Jean-Michel Pilc
  • Johannes Weidenmuller
  • Mike Richmond
  • Billy Drummond

Recording[edit]

2012-2008[edit]

Year Album Artist Record Label
2011 Christmas from the Blue Note Various Artists Half Note Records
2009 Concepts Liberatore and DeVore Duo New World Jazz Record Label
2008 Dreaming in Color Camille DeVore Clarion Music

2007-2002[edit]

Year Album Artist Record Label
2007 More than Waiting for Santa Claus The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment
2006 Under the Covers The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment
2006 Easy to Love Camille Schmidt Clarion Records
2006 Aero Regalla Chris Saub Bro-man Records
2005 Blue The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment
2004 Brand New Day The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment
2003 In the Summertime When the Music’s Fine The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment
2003 Bel Canto Magnificat Bel Canto NE Children’s Choir Ncc
2002 A Heartland Holiday Sampler The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band The Department of the Air Force
2002 St. Andrew’s Higher Praise St. Andrew’s Methodist Church
2002 Confidentials The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment
2002 Traditionals The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment

2001-1998[edit]

Year Album Artist Record Label
2001 Scenes and Variations Concert Band from The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band The Department of the Air Force
2000 Out of the Blue The Noteables The Department of the Air Force
1998 Windswept The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band The Department of the Air Force
1998 A Heartland Concert Concert Band from The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band The Department of the Air Force

Performance[edit]

Broadway Musicals[edit]

Outside Broadway Musicals[edit]

External links[edit]