Jerome Teasley

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Jerome Teasley
Jerome Teasley on Drums
Background information
Born August 13, 1948
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Died June 16, 2016(2016-06-16) (aged 67)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Genres Soul
Occupation(s) musician
Instruments Drum Set
Years active 1963-2016
Associated acts Wilson Pickett, Junior Walker

Jerome Teasley (August 13, 1948 – June 16, 2016) was an American soul drummer and member of the Motown Hall of Fame. He toured extensively with Junior Walker and the All Stars,[1] and also worked with Al Green, Jimi Hendrix, Wilson Pickett, Tina Turner, Bill Carr, and jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt among many others.[2][3]

Teasley died on June 16, 2016 in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona from complications of lung and liver cancer, aged 67.[4]


  • Junior Walker - 'Peace & Understanding Is Hard To Find' (STML11234)
  • Junior Walker - 'Whiskey a Go Go Live' (STML1127)
  • Junior Walker - 'Home Cooking' (STML/TML11097)
  • Al Green - 'Back Up Train' (Arista B0009VNBMY)
  • Sonny Stitt - 'Tornado' (JM1003, JMLP-1003)