Jerry Weiss

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For the artist see Jerry Weiss (artist)

Jerry Weiss (born May 1, 1946 in New York City) is an American trumpet[1] and flugelhorn player, best known as a founding member of the jazz fusion band Blood, Sweat & Tears.

Weiss appeared on Blood, Sweat & Tears ( BS&T) critically acclaimed 1968 debut album, Child Is Father to the Man. He left soon afterwards to help form the short-lived horn-band, Ambergris, where he played bass guitar and piano and was the principal arranger. He also contributed three songs on the album and co-wrote another. Weiss has made infrequent appearances on recordings by other artists, including fellow BS&T alum, Al Kooper.

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  1. ^ Dean, Maury (2003-06-01). Rock N Roll Gold Rush: A Singles Un-Cyclopedia. Algora Publishing. pp. 306–. ISBN 9780875862071. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 

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