Jerry Marotta

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Jerry Marotta
Jerry Marotta, drummer.jpg
Background information
Birth name Jerome David Marotta
Born (1956-02-06) February 6, 1956 (age 58)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Occupation(s) Drummer, photographer
Instruments Drums, percussion, guitar, bass, cello, keyboards, synthesizer, piano, alto saxophone
Years active 1973–present
Associated acts Arthur, Hurley & Gottlieb, Orleans, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Indigo Girls, Stackridge, Sevendys, Tony Levin
Website www.jerrymarotta.com

Jerome David "Jerry" Marotta (born February 6, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a drummer currently residing in Woodstock, New York. He is the brother of Rick Marotta, who is also a drummer and composer.

Career[edit]

Marotta was a member of the bands Arthur, Hurley & Gottlieb (1973–75) Orleans (1975–82), Peter Gabriel's band (1977–86), Hall & Oates (1979–81), the Indigo Girls (1991–99), Stackridge (2011), Sevendys (2010–present) and The Tony Levin Band (1995 to present).[1]

Marotta also played drums on Stevie Nicks and Michael Campbell's song "Whole Lotta Trouble" from Nicks' 1989 album The Other Side of the Mirror. He has also performed on albums by Ani DiFranco, Sarah McLachlan, Marshall Crenshaw, The Dream Academy, Suzanne Vega, Carlene Carter, John Mayer, Iggy Pop, Tears for Fears, Elvis Costello, Cher, Paul McCartney, Carly Simon, Peter Gabriel, Lawrence Gowan, Ron Sexsmith, Banda do Casaco and many others.

In addition to his work as a studio and stage drummer, he is a singer, composer and record producer. In 1996 he produced Ellis Paul's A Carnival of Voices.[2]He is currently touring with The Security Project.

Discography[edit]

With Orleans[edit]

  • "Waking and Dreaming"
  • "Orleans"
  • "One Of A Kind"
  • "We're Still Having Fun: The Best Of Orleans"

With Peter Gabriel[edit]

  • "Peter Gabriel 2 (Scratch)"
  • "Peter Gabriel 3 (Melt)"
  • "Peter Gabriel 4 (Security)"
  • "So"
  • "Birdy"
  • "Plays Live"
  • "Shaking The Tree: Sixteen Golden Greats"

With Hall & Oates[edit]

  • "Xstatic"
  • "Voices"
  • "Private Eyes"
  • "Ecstasy On The Edge"

With Indigo Girls[edit]

  • "Swamp Ophelia"
  • "1200 Curfews"
  • "The Shaming Of The Sun"
  • "Come on Now Social"
  • "The Best Of"
  • "Rites of Passage"
  • "Nomads Indians Saints"
  • "Retrospective"

With Tony Levin[edit]

  • "World Diary"
  • "From The Caves Of The Iron Mountain"
  • "Waters of Eden"
  • "Pieces of the Sun"
  • "Double Espresso"
  • "Resonator"

With Stevie Nicks[edit]

  • "The Other Side Of The Mirror"
  • "Timespace: The Best Of Stevie Nick"
  • "Enchanted: The Works of Stevie Nicks"

With others[edit]

  • Gaye Adegbalola "Bitter Sweet Blues" 1999
  • Alice "Park Hotel" 1986
  • Amy & Leslie "Take Me Home" 1994
  • Joan Armatrading "Walk Under Ladders" 1981
  • Joan Armatrading "The Key" 1983
  • Joy Askew "Tender City " 1996
  • Lou Ann Barton "Forbidden Tones" 1986
  • Jenny Bird " Into Stars" 2000
  • Mary Black "Shine" 1997
  • Rory Block "Mama's Blues" 1992
  • Rory Block " Ain't I A Woman" 1992
  • Rory Block "Angel Of Mercy" 1994
  • Rory Block "Tornado" 1996
  • Rory Block "Confessions of a Blues Singer" 1996
  • The Blue Airplanes "Beatsongs" 1991
  • Chris Botti "First Wish" 1995
  • Chris Botti "Midnight Without You" 1997
  • Chris Botti "Slowing Down The World" 1998
  • David Bradstreet "David Bradstreet" 1976
  • Cindy Bullens "Desire Wire" 1978
  • T-Bone Burnett "Proof Through The Night" 1983
  • Carlene Carter "Two Sides To Every Woman" 1979
  • Peter Case "Peter Case" 1986
  • Beth Nielsen Chapman " Look ' 2005
  • Cher " Cher " 1987
  • Marc Cohn "Marc Cohn" 1991
  • Elvis Costello "Spike" 1989
  • Desmond Child & Rouge "Runners In The Night" 1979
  • Marshall Crenshaw "Downtown" 1985
  • Pino Daniele "Bonne Soiree" 1987
  • Jim Dawson "Elephants In The Rain" 1975
  • Ani Difranco "Little Plastic Castle" 1998
  • The Dream Academy "Remembrance Days" 1987
  • Robbie Dupree "Carried Away" 1987
  • Robbie Dupree "Walking On Water" 1993
  • Cliff Eberheart "Now You Are My Home" 1993
  • Linda Eder "It's Time" 1997
  • Linda Eder "Broadway My Way" 2003
  • The Explorers "The Explorers" 1983
  • The Explorers "Crack The Whip" 1985
  • The Explorers "Up In Smoke" 1989
  • Ferron "Phantom Center" 1990
  • Holly Figueroa "How It Is" 2002
  • Bruce Foster "After The Show" 1977
  • Free Beer "Highway Robbery" 1976
  • Sarah Fimm "White Birds" 2008
  • Sarah Fimm "Red Yellow Sun" 2009
  • Tim Finn "Tim Finn" 1989
  • Robert Fripp "Exposure" 1979
  • Mitchell Froom "Dopamine" 1998
  • Bill Gable "There Were Signs" 1989
  • Lisa Germono " Slide" 1998
  • Pamela Golden "Happens All The Time" 1991
  • Gowan "Strange Animal" 1985
  • Gowan "Lost Brotherhood" 1990
  • Gowan "But You Can Call Me Larr"y 1993
  • Grey Eye Glances "A Little Voodoo" 2001
  • Nancy Griffith " Flyer" 1994
  • Kristen Hall "Be Careful What You Wish For" 1994
  • The Hellboys "Cha Cha with the Hellboys" 2004
  • Sarah Hickman "Necessary Angels" 1994
  • Eric Johnson "Tones" 1986
  • Barbara Kessler " Notion" 1996
  • RK: Roman Klun "Kingsway" 2008
  • Korgis "Sticky George" 1981
  • Mark Kostabi "The Spectre of Modernism" 2011
  • Latin Playboys "Dose" 1999
  • Los Lobos "The Neighborhood" 1990
  • Martha and the Muffins "World is a Ball" 1985
  • Eric Martin "Eric Martin" 1985
  • John Mayer "Room For Square"s 2001
  • Maria Mckee "Maria Mckee" 1989
  • Sarah McLachlan "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy" 1993
  • Sarah McLachlan "Afterglow" 2003
  • Pat McLaughlin "Pat McLaughlin" 1998
  • Murmurs "Pristine Smut" 1997
  • Murmurs " Blender" 1998
  • Sarah Nagourney "Realm of My Senses" 1995
  • Jeb Loy Nichols "Lover's Knot" 1997
  • Tom Pacheco "There Was a Time" 2002
  • Richard Page "Shelter Me " 1996
  • The Passage Project "That Ill Note" 2008
  • Ellis Paul "A Carnival Of Voices" 1996
  • Ellis Paul "Translucent Soul" 1998
  • Tom Paxton & Anne Hills "Under American Skies " 2001
  • Peter Primamore "Grancia" 2008
  • Axell Red "Un Coeur Comme Le Mien" 2011
  • Happy Rhodes "Building The Colossus" 1994
  • Happy Rhodes "Many Worlds Are Born Tonight" 1998
  • Leslie Ritter " In The Silence" 1998
  • Leslie Ritter & Scott Petito "Circles In The Sand" 2001
  • Robbie Robertson "Storyville" 1991
  • John Sebastian "Tar Beach" 1993
  • John Sebastian "Chasin' Gus' Ghost" 1999
  • Ron Sexsmith " Ron Sexsmith " 1995
  • Ron Sexsmith "Other Songs" 1997
  • Jules Shear " Healing Bones " 1994
  • Vonda Shepard "Chinatown" 2002
  • Michelle Shocked " Arkansas Traveler" 1991
  • Ellen Shipley "Ellen Shipley" 1979
  • Carly Simon "Torch" 1981
  • Sister Red "Sister Red" 1991
  • Rick Springfield "Hard to Hold" 1984
  • Syd Straw "Surprise" 1989
  • Sun Palace "Give Me A Perfect World" 2005
  • David Sylvian/Robert Fripp "The First Day" 1993
  • David Sylvian "Everything and Nothing" 2000
  • Scott Tarulli "Anywhere, Anytime" 2012
  • Tears For Fears "Songs From The Big Chair" 1985
  • 10,000 Maniacs "Few & Far Between" (single) 1993
  • 10,000 Maniacs "MTV Unplugged" 1994
  • Mia Doi Todd "The Golden State" 2002
  • Artie Traum "South Of Lafayette" 2002
  • Pierce Turner "Now Is Heaven" 1993
  • Bonnie Tyler "Notes From America" 1988
  • Various Artists "Tower of Song: The Songs Of Leonard Cohen" 1995
  • Various Artists "Spider-Man: Rock Reflections... " 1975
  • Various Artists "Roundup Records CD Sampler" 1994
  • Various Artists "VH-1 Storytellers" 2001
  • Various Artists "Boys on the Side" 1995
  • Various Artists "Caught" 1996
  • Various Artists "Dead Man Walking" 1996
  • Various Artists "Me, Myself, & Irene" 2000
  • Various Artists "Practical Magic" 1998
  • Suzanne Vega "99.9F" 1992
  • Suzanne Vega "Nine Objects Of Desire" 1996
  • Suzanne Vega "Retrospective: The Best of Suzanne Vega" 2003
  • Suzanne Vega "Retrospective: Deluxe Sound and Vision" 2004
  • Vitamin Z "Rites Of Passage" 1984
  • Robert Burke Warren "Lazyeye" 2004
  • Fee Waybill "Read My Lips" 1984
  • Johnny Warman "Walking Into Mirrors" 1981
  • Dan Zanes "Cool Down Time" 1995
  • Dan Zanes "Night Time" 2002
  • Hector Zazou "Songs From The Cold Seas" 1995
  • Michael Zenter "Playtime" 1995
  • Diane Zeigler "Sting Of The Honeybee" 1995
  • Leon Alvarado "2014 Music From An Expanded Universe" 2014
  • Paul D'Adamo (coming in 2015) "Rawfully Organic"

References[edit]

  1. ^ NNDB Website Retrieved March 10, 2007.
  2. ^ FAME (Folk & Music Exchange) Website Retrieved March 10, 2007.

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