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Professional Résumé of

Jerry DeVore
Double Bass, Electric Bass, Education, Music Technology
Jerry DeVore
718-755-5151 Jerry@JerryDeVore.com

2010 Festival Internacional Jazz Perú, Lima, Perú


2010: Performance with Footprints

2010 Bellaterra Music Festival, NY


Performance with Erin Leah

New York University Jazz Guitar Summer Intensive, NY


Performer
Workshop Lecturer

New York University Summer Institute of Music Technology, NY


Lab and Studio Assistant

New York University Jazz Summer Camp, NY


Performer
Substitute Ensemble Instructor

New York University, NY


Full Time Graduate Student
Winner of the Barney Josephson Award for Outstanding Jazz Studies
Instructors:
Paul Geluso
Jean-Michel Pilc
Dafnis Prieto
Rich Shemaria
Dr David Schroeder
Alan Silverman
Kenny Werner

Performance at Blue Note, NY


NYU Jazz Orchestra

Concepts Project, NY
Guitar and Bass Duo and Trio with Drums
Collaborative Style of New Compositions and Improvisations on Traditional Jazz
Puppet Jazz, Harlem Jazz Shrine, and throughout NYC

Album in Production by Jonathan Kantor, NY


Hired Bassist

DeVore Music, NY
Self-Owned Business
Providing: Musical Transcriptions, Performing Ensembles, Bassist for Hire,
Recording Projects, and Musical Notation Services
DeVore Music, NY
2009: Self-Owned Business
Providing: Musical Transcriptions, Performing Ensembles, Bassist for Hire,
Recording Projects, and Musical Notation Services

New York University, NY


Full Time Graduate Student
Instructors:
Memo Acevedu
Gabriel Alegria
Ralph Alessi
Robert Dick
Paul Geluso
Brian Lynch
Jean-Michel Pilc
Dafnis Prieto
Rich Shemaria
Kenny Werner

Performance at Blue Note, NY


Kenny Werner
Performance of my arrangement of Giant Steps

Performance at Dizzy Club, Lincoln Center, NY


Jaco Pastorius Tribute
Chris Potter
Gil Goldstein
David Schroeder
NYU Jazz Orchestra

Liberatore and DeVore Duo, NY


Guitar and Bass Duo
Collaborative Style of New Compositions and Improvisations on Traditional Jazz

Concepts, CD Release, NY
Liberatore and DeVore Duo
Released on New World Jazz Record Label

Unreleased Album by Daniel Leanse, NY


Music Director, Arranger, and Bassist

Manhattan School of Music, NY


Hired Bassist to Perform with Students

Roberta Gambarini, NY
Session at the NY Musicians’ Union
2008: Omaha, NE New York City
2008 Omaha Jazz Workshop, NE DeVore Music, NY and NE
University of Nebraska at Omaha Self-Owned Business
Clinician/Performer
Performance with Mike Metheny Performance at the 55 Bar
Sandy Sasso
2008 Nebraska Jazz Camp, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University New York University, NY
Clinician/Performer Full Time Graduate Student
Instructors:
The Confidentials, NE, IA, SD, KS Memo Acevedu
Popular Dance Band Ralph Alessi
Full Time Member Joe Lovano
Dr Kenneth Peacock
Camille DeVore, NE Lenny Pickett
Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet Dr Sean Reed
Jazz Combo Mike Richmond
Rich Shemaria
Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, NE
19 Member Jazz Big Band Composition Premier, NY
Frederick Loewe Theater
King Kool, NE Night, by Jerry DeVore
11 Member Jazz Big Band for piano, double bass, and
computer
University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE
Faculty Jazz Combo

Iowa Western Community College, IA


Full Time Faculty
Music Technology Program Head
Bass Instructor
Faculty Jazz Combo

Church of the Resurrection, NE


Gospel Music set in the Jazz Tradition

Augustana Lutheran Church, NE


Jazz and Contemporary Worship Music

The Avi8tors, NE
Vocal Quintet performing U.S.O. WWII
Style Shows
Blue Barn Music Festival, NE Iowa Western Community College, IA
2007: Director Hal France Full Time Faculty
Performed on Bass and served as Music Technology Program Head
Arranger/Transcriptionist Bass Instructor
Faculty Jazz Combo
The Confidentials, NE, IA, SD, KS
Popular Dance Band Omaha Blues Education Program, NE
Full Time Member Clinician

Camille DeVore (formally Schmidt), NE Chris Saub Trio, NE


Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet Current popular and original music
Jazz Combo performed in an improvised style

Matt Wallace Jazz Combo, NE Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, NE


Jazz Quartet Church Jazz Band
Former member of the Maynard
Ferguson band Church of the Resurrection, NE
Gospel Music set in the Jazz Tradition
Darryl White Jazz combo, NE
Jazz Sextet Augustana Lutheran Church, NE
Dr. Darryl White is professor of Trumpet Jazz and Contemporary Worship
at University of Nebraska at Lincoln Music

Darren Pettit Jazz Combo, NE The Master Singers, NE


Jazz Quartet Omaha Based Choir
Darren Pettit is a masters graduate of Performed on Jazz Arrangements
the University of Cincinnati College
Conservatory of Music The Voices of Omaha, NE
Omaha Based Choir
Mark Misfeldt Jazz Combo, NE Performance of Handel’s Messiah
Jazz Combo
Former member of the North Texas The Avi8tors, NE
Two O'clock Lab Band Vocal Quintet performing U.S.O.
WWII Style Shows
Mark Benson Jazz Combo, NE
Jazz Quartet DeVore Music, NE
Self-Owned Business
Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, NE
19 Member Jazz Big Band

University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE


Faculty Jazz Combo
2006: The Confidentials, NE, IA, SD, KS
Popular Dance Band
Named “Top 150 Bands in the Nation for 2006” by Modern Bride Magazine
Full Time Member

The Concert that Never Was, NE


Tour from Las Vegas featuring
Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand Impersonators

River City Mixed Chorus, NE


Concert Choir

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, NE


19 Member Jazz Big Band

Camille Schmidt Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet, NE


Jazz Combo

Chris Saub Trio, NE


Current popular and original music performed in an improvised style

Scott Vicroy Jazz Combo, NE


Jazz Combo from Lincoln, NE

Augustana Lutheran Church, Omaha, NE


Contemporary Contata Performance

DeVore Music, NE
Self-Owned Business

Iowa Western Community College, IA


Full Time Faculty
Music Theory, Sight-Singing, Lab Jazz Band Director, Bass Instructor
Music Technology Program Head
Curriculum Design
Faculty Jazz Combo
University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE Omaha Jazz Connection, NE
2005: Faculty for the college’s 2005 Summer Trio performing R&B standards in the
Jazz Workshop jazz tradition

The Avi8tors, NE, IA Chris Saub Trio, NE


Vocal Quintet performing U.S.O. WWII Current popular and original music
Style Shows performed in an improvised style
Full Time Member
Jordan Elsberry Duo, NE
The Master Singers, NE Jazz Duo
Omaha Based Choir
Performed on Jazz Arrangements Robert Glaser Orchestra, NE
Popular Music Dance Band
The Omaha Symphonic Chorus, NE
Omaha Based Choir Steve Shininger Trio/Quartet, NE
Performed on Jazz Arrangements Jazz Combo & Classic Popular
Music Group
The Voices of Omaha, NE
Omaha Based Choir Augustana Lutheran Church, Omaha, NE
Performed Handel’s Messiah Contemporary Contata Performance

The Confidentials, NE, IA, SD Glad Tidings Church, NE


Popular Dance Band Performance during services
Full Time Member
Spirit of Faith Church, NE
Diunna Greenleaf And Blue Mercy Band, NE Performance of Handel’s Messiah
Performed as Substitute Bassist
Blues Band featuring the 2005 National Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church, NE
Blues Guitarist Winner Staff musician to perform at services
Arranger
Omaha Jazz Orchestra, NE
19 Member Jazz Big Band Luigi Inc., NE
Luigi Waites Jazz Combo
Ric Swanson Jazz Clinic, IA
Jazz Education Performance at Teynor DeVore Music, NE
High School, Treynor, IA Self-Owned Business

Camille Schmidt Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet, NE Iowa Western Community College, IA


Jazz Combo Adjunct Faculty, Bass Instructor
Contracted to design a new
Pete Madsen Jazz Combo, NE Technical Music curriculum
Jazz Combo comprised mostly of Substitute Director for the Jazz Band
University of Nebraska at Omaha and Pep Band
Faculty

Kevin Maret Trio, NE


Jazz Combo comprised mostly of Air
Force Band Musicians
42nd Street, by Michael Stewart, Mark Camille Schmidt Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet, NE
2004: Bramble, Harry Warren, and Al Dubin Jazz Combo
National Touring Company (Omaha Bassist & Musical Director
Orpheum Theater)
Performed the Omaha, NE Ryun Louie Jazz Combo, NE
performances Modern Jazz Combo

Omaha Gospel Workshop Conference George Walker Duo/Trio, NE & IA


Omaha Music Hall, NE Modern Jazz Combo
Arranger, Director, Bassist, and Lou Rawl’s Former Guitarist
Conducted the Orchestra on One
Piece, and Rob Long Quartet, NE
Performed with Grammy & Dove Jazz Combo, performing Standards
Award Winning Artist Richard
Smallwood Steve Shininger Trio/Quartet, NE
Jazz Combo & Classic Popular Music
The Avi8tors, NE, IA, & Washington D.C. Group
Vocal Quintet performing U.S.O. WWII
Style Shows Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church, NE
Full Time Member Staff musician to perform at services
Performed at the Glenn Miller Festival Arranger
Performed for the Tuskegee Airman Conductor for a Contemporary version
of Handel’s Messiah
The Master Singers, NE
Performed on Jazz Arrangements Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, NE
Performed for their Taizé Services
The Omaha Symphonic Chorus, NE
Omaha Based Choir Luigi Inc., NE
Performed on Jazz Arrangements Performed with Russell Malone

The Voices of Omaha, NE Art & Addison Farmer Memorial Jazz


Omaha Based Choir Festival, NE
Performance of Handel’s Messiah Performed with Camille Schmidt
Quartet, Council Bluffs Big Band,
The Confidentials, NE, IA, SD, CA Curtis Fuller, & the Ryun Louie Jazz
Full Time Member Combo
Performed for the buy.com Golf Tour
Hair (Omaha Playhouse), NE
Council Bluffs Big Band, IA Musical Dir. James Boggess
18 Member Jazz Big Band Substitute

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, NE DeVore Music, NE


19 Member Jazz Big Band Self-Owned Business

Bob Stark Resurrected Swing Big Band, NE Iowa Western Community College, IA
19 Member Jazz Big Band Adjunct Faculty, Bass Instructor
Contracted to design a new Technical
Soldiers of Soul, NE Music curriculum
Popular Music Group & Jazz Combo Substitute Director for the Jazz Band
and Pep Band
The Omaha Symphonic Chorus, NE Bill Gibson Jazz Combo, SD
2003: Omaha Based Choir Jazz Combo, performing Standards
Performed on Jazz Arrangements
JLS, NE
The Voices of Omaha, NE Jazz and R&B Trio
Omaha Based Choir
Performed Handel’s Messiah George Walker Duo/Trio, NE & IA
Modern Jazz & Smooth Jazz Combo
The Avi8tors, NE, & IA
Vocal Quintet performing U.S.O. WWII Rob Long Quartet, NE
Style Shows Modern Jazz Combo
Full Time Member
Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church,
The Confidentials, NE, CA, & IA NE
Popular Dance Band Staff musician to perform at services
Full Time Member Arranger

Omaha Big Band, NE Christ Community Church, NE


18 Member Jazz Big Band Evening Performance

Omaha Jazz Orchestra, NE I Do, I Do (Omaha Playhouse), NE


18 Member Jazz Big Band Musical Dir. James Boggess
Substitute
The Lincoln Monday Night Big Band, NE
18 Member Jazz Big Band Contemporary Messiah (Saint Andrew’s
Methodist Church), NE
Council Bluffs Big Band, NE Conducted & Arranged Music
18 Member Jazz Big Band
DeVore Music, NE
The Guy Lombardo Royal Canadians, SD Self-Owned Business
Swing Dance Band

Camille Schmidt Duo/Trio, NE


Jazz Combo, performing Standards
2002: Cinderella (Omaha Orpheum Theater), by Rodgers and Hammerstein
National Touring Company
Performed with Eartha Kitt
Performed the Omaha, NE performances

South Pacific (Omaha Orpheum Theater), by Rodgers and Hammerstein


National Touring Company
Performed with Robert Goulet
Performed the Omaha, NE performances

Augustana College Faculty Recital, SD


Bill Gibson, Jazz Studies and Trombonist

Omaha Big Band, NE


18 member Jazz Big Band

George Walker Duo/Trio/Quartet, NE & IA


Modern Jazz Combo

Fiddler on the Roof Jr. (Chanticleer Community Theater), IA


Served as Musical Director

Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church, NE


Staff musician to perform at services
Arranger

Contemporary Messiah (Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church), NE


Conducted & Arranged Music
United States Air Force Heartland of Tim Tyler Music, NE
2001: America Band, NE Jazz Quintet, performing Jazz
Member of the Concert Band, Standards
Noteables (Jazz Big Band) and
Modern Jazz Combo The Benson Project, NE
Classical Rock Band
The Master Singers, NE
Omaha Based Choir Fiddler on the Roof Jr. (Chanticleer
Performed on Jazz Arrangements Community Thearter), IA
Served as Musical Director
Omaha Big Band, NE
18 member Jazz Big Band Violet (Omaha Playhouse), NE
Musical Dir. James Boggess
Bluffs Big Band, IA Substitute
18 member Jazz Big Band
Mack and Mabel (Omaha Playhouse), NE
Extra Space Music, NE Musical Dir. James Boggess
Jump Swing Combo Substitute

Jazz by Choice, NE Sugar Babies (Omaha Playhouse), NE


Cortland Kirkeby, Pianist and Leader Musical Dir. James Boggess
Jazz Combo Substitute

Stan Yank Jazz Combo, NE Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church, NE


Jazz Combo, performing 20’s and 30’s Staff musician to perform at services
Popular Music Arranger
Recorded on the album St. Andrew’s
George Walker Duo/Trio/Quartet, NE & IA Higher Praise
Modern Jazz Combo
Contemporary Messiah (Saint Andrew’s
Camille Schmidt Jazz Duo, NE Methodist Church), NE
Vocalist and Pianist Conducted Four Pieces
Arranged Five Pieces
Luigi Inc., NE
Jazz Sextet, performing Jazz
Standards
2000: United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, NE
Musical Director for the Noteables 10 Piece Ensemble
Member of the Concert Band, Noteables (Jazz Big Band)
and Modern Jazz Combo

Augustana College Jazz Festival, SD


Guest Clinician and Performer

The Clarion Chamber Chorale, NE


Performed with Phil Mattson, nominated twice for Grammy Awards,
1999 “Vocal Jazz Group of the Year” by Downbeat Magazine, and
arranged for the Manhattan Transfer in addition to many others

Northwest Missouri State Tower Choir, MO


Saint John’s Passion, Bach
Coronation Anthem No.2: The King Shall Rejoice, Handel

George Walker Trio/Quartet, NE & IA


Modern Jazz Combo

Jimmy B Orchestra, NE
Swing and Ballroom Dance Band

Final Approach, NE
50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s Popular Music Group

Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church, NE


Staff musician to perform at services
Handel’s Messiah Performed
Arranger

Messiah Church, NE
Handel’s Messiah Performed
1999: United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, NE
Member of the Concert Band, Noteables (Jazz Big Band)
and Modern Jazz Combo

Clarian Chamber Chorale, NE


Bach Cantata

Augustana College Faculty Recital, SD


Bill Gibson, Jazz Studies and Trombonist

Jazz Album Recording (Yet to be released), SD


Bill Gibson, Trombonist

Secret Garden (Omaha Playhouse), NE


Musical Dir. James Boggess
Substitute

Jimmy B Orchestra, NE
Swing and Ballroom Dance Band

Lonnie Lynn Orchestra, IA


Ballroom Dance Band

Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church, NE


Staff musician to perform at services
Handel’s Messiah Performed
1998: United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, NE
Recorded with the Woodwind Quintet on the album Windswept
Recorded with the Concert Band on the ablum A Heartland Concert
Joined NightWing for one performance (Country/Rock Group)
Member of the Concert Band, Noteables (Jazz Big Band)
and Modern Jazz Combo
Performance with Frank Mantooth

Jimmy B Orchestra, NE
Swing and Ballroom Dance Band

Lonnie Lynn Orchestra, IA


Ballroom Dance Band

Triple Deuce, IA
Swing Dance Band

Omaha Big Band, NE


Jazz Big Band and Dance Band

David Berger, NE
Blues Band

Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church, NE


Handel’s Messiah Performed

1997: United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, NE


Concert Band, Noteables (Jazz Big Band) and Modern Jazz Combo
Performance with Byron Stripling (member of the GRP All-Star Big Band and Count
Basie Orchestra)

Jimmy B Orchestra, NE
Swing and Ballroom Dance Band

Lonnie Lynn Orchestra, NE


Ballroom Dance Band

Jan Garber Orchestra, WI


Ballroom Dance Band

Methodist Church Glenwood, IA


Handel’s Messiah Performed

Eau Claire Jazz Festival, WI


Clinician and Performer with the Noteables
Peoria Symphony Orchestra, IL The Silver Strings, IL
1996: Dir. Dr. William Wilsen Dir. Edward J. Bell
Strolling Strings Ensemble
Knox-Galesburg Symphony, IL
Dir. Bruce Polay Bradley University Jazz Combo, IL
Dir. Dr. Kyle Gregory
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, IL
Dir. Garrett Allman Forever Plaid (Apollo Fine Arts and
Part Time Member Entertainment Centre), IL
Musical Dir. Mel White
Intern at Eastern Music Festival, NC
Member of the Faculty Symphony Emmanuel A Musical Celebration of the Life of Christ
Head Librarian for Both Student (Peoria Civic Center), IL
Orchestras Member of the Emanuel Orchestra
Performed with Michael W. Smith and
Performance with Wynton Marsalis, NC Avalon
Jazz Combo Jam Session at Eastern
Music Festival Forever Plaid (Corn Stock Theatre), IL
Musical Dir. Mel White
Jerry DeVore Senior Bass Recital, IL
Bradley University Recital Hello Dolly (Corn Stock Theatre) , IL
Musical Dir. Mel White
Jerry DeVore Junior Bass Recital, IL
Bradley University Recital Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really
Reflect Up (Peoria Players Theatre), IL
Peoria Municipal Band, IL Musical Dir. Karyn Holmes
Dir. Dr. David Vroman
Concert Band Dames At Sea (Peoria Players Theatre), IL
Musical Dir. Mark Filip
Bradley University Symphonic Winds, IL
Dir. Dr. David Vroman My Fair Lady (Caterpillar Employees
Concert Band Mixed Chorus), IL
Musical Dir. Dawn Clark
Bradley University Chamber Orchestra, IL
Dir. Dr. John Jost

St. Martin de Porres Chamber Orchestra, IL


Founding Member Mark Filip
1995: Peoria Symphony Orchestra, IL
Dir. Dr. William Wilsen

Knox-Galesburg Symphony, IL
Dir. Bruce Polay

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, IL


Dir. Garrett Allman
Part Time Member

Peoria Municipal Band, IL


Dir. Dr. David Vroman

Bradley University Symphonic Winds, IL


Dir. Dr. David Vroman

Galesburg Area Big Band, IL


Dir. Dr. Scott Garlock

St. Martin de Porres Chamber Orchestra, IL


Founding Member Mark Filip

The Silver Strings, IL


Dir. Edward J. Bell
Strolling Strings Ensemble

Nunsense II The second coming... (Peoria Players Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Connie Tumminelli

Forever Plaid (Corn Stock Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Mel White

Kiss Me, Kate (Peoria Players Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Randy Douglas

Little Shop of Horrors (Morton Area Players), IL


Dir. Mark Filip

I Do, I Do (Peoria Players Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Dawn Clark

The Little Mermaid of Lake Peoria (Peoria Ballet Company), IL


Musical Dir. Lee Wilkins
The Dallas Brass, IL Bradley Honor Choir, IL
1994: Featured Bassist with the Dallas Brass Dir. John Jost
and Peoria Symphony Orchestra Guest Performer

Peoria Symphony Orchestra, IL Peoria Youth Sinfonietta, IL


Dir. Dr. William Wilsen Dir. David Hong
Echo of the Elf, by Jerry DeVore (A
Knox-Galesburg Symphony, IL World Premiere Performance)
Dir. Bruce Polay
Galesburg Area Big Band, IL
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, IL Dir. Dr. Scott Garlock
Dir. Garrett Allman
Part Time Member A Chorus Line (Peoria Players Theatre), IL
Musical Dir. Randy Douglas
The Nutcracker, IL
Musical Dir. Jack Bowman Here's Love The Musical version of Miracle On 34th
Principal Bassist Street (Peoria Players Theatre), IL
Indianapolis Ballet Theatre Musical Dir. Peggy Patten

Peoria Municipal Band, IL The 1940's Radio Hour (Manito Historical


Dir. Dr. David Vroman Society), IL
Musical Dir. Susan Frank
Bradley Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combo, IL
Dir. Kyle Gregory The Twelve Dancing Princesses
(Community Children’s Theatre), IL
Evening of Jazz (Woodruff High School), IL Musical Dir. Adam Walsh
Guest Performer/Clinician

Bradley Faculty Showcase, IL


Jazz Performer (Only student
performer)
1993: Bradley Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combo, IL
Dir. Kyle Gregory

Evening of Jazz (Woodruff High School), IL


Guest Performer

Peoria Youth Sinfonietta, IL


Dir. David Hong
Performed on Trombone

La Cage Aux Folles (Peoria Players Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Randy Douglas

Godspell (Apollo Fine Arts and Entertainment Centre), IL


Musical Dir. Gina Wright

Broadway in Revue (Madison Dinner Theatre) , IL


Musical Dir. Randy Douglas

Is There Life After Highschool? (Bradley University Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Molly Sloter

1992: Bradley Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combo, IL


Dir. Kyle Gregory
Member before I attended Bradley as a student

Knox-Rootabagajamm Jazz Festival, IL


Dir. Scott Garlock
Performed with Frank Mantooth

South Pacific (Peoria Players Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Randy Douglas
Performed on Drum Set

Ain't Misbehavin' (Madison Dinner Theatre), IL


Dir. E. Faye Butler

Little Shop of Horrors (Bradley University Theatre), IL


Musical Dir. Molly Sloter

Central Illinois Youth Symphony, IL


Performed on Trombone (May 3 performance only)
Education
New York University, NY (Graduation Pending 2010)
Master’s in Jazz Performance
Music Technology

Electric Lounge Studios, IL


Digital Recording Training (Summer of 2005)
Courses Completed – Pro Tools 101, 201, and 210M

University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE (Spring 2005)


Courses Completed – 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
Earl Gately - Bass Studies
Dr. Steve Heinemann - Compositional Studies
Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra
Studies and performance for both Electric Bass and Double Bass

Illinois Central Community College (1992), IL


Music Instructors: Rudy Higgins, Gaylon Fraser, Richard Casper
Music Theory, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Orchestra, Concert Band,

Peoria High School (Graduated May 1992), IL


Music Instructors: Rudy Higgins, Gaylon Fraser, Richard Casper
Music Theory, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Orchestra, Concert Band
Music Technology
Private Instructors
Classical Bass

Steven Lestor (information from 1999) Studied with from 1999 - 2001
Double Bassist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Professor of Double Bass at the Chicago School of Music at
Roosevelt University

Earl Gately (information form 1996) Studied with from 1991 - 1996
Professor of Double Bass at Bradley University

Dr. Mark Morton (information from 1995) Studied with in 1996


Principal Double Bassist for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

James Lambert (information from 1996) One Lesson in 1996


Principal Double Bassist for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Joseph Guastafeste (information from 1995) One Lesson in 1995


Principal Double Bassist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

John Chiego (information from 1994) One Lesson in 1994


Principal Double Bassist for the Memphis Symphony Orchestra &
Professor of Double Bass at the University of Memphis

Jazz

Kenny Werner (information from 2010) Studied with in 2009-2010


Jazz Instructor at NYU
Pianist with Toots Thielemans, Chris Potter, and more

Jean-Michel Pilc (information from 2010) Studied with in 2009-2010


Jazz Instructor at NYU
Pianist with Roy Haynes, Michael Brecker, and more

Johannes Weidenmuller
Bassist with Joe Lovano, Kenny Werner, John Scofield, and more

Mike Richmond (information from 2009) Studied with in 2008


Jazz Bass Instructor at NYU
Bassist with Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, and more

Billy Drummond (information from 2009) Studied with in 2009


Jazz Instructor at NYU
Drummer with Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny, Joe Henderson, and more
Recordings
Concepts St. Andrew’s Higher Praise
2009: Liberatore and DeVore duo St. Andrew’s Methodist Church
New World Jazz Record Label Style: Gospel
Style: Jazz Duo (Guitar and Bass)
Confidentials
2008: Dreaming in Color The Confidentials
Camille DeVore Backbone Entertainment
Clarion Music Style: Commercial Music (R&B)
Style: Jazz Combo (Vocal Lead)
Traditionals
2007: More than Waiting for Santa Claus The Confidentials
The Confidentials Backbone Entertainment
Backbone Entertainment Style: Commercial Music (R&B)
Style: Commercial Music (R&B)
2001: Scenes and Variations
2006: Under the Covers Concert Band from The United
The Confidentials States Air Force Heartland of
Backbone Entertainment America Band
Style: Commercial Music (R&B) The Department of the Air Force
Style: Symphonic Band
Easy to Love
Camille Schmidt 2000: Out of the Blue
Clarion Records The Noteables
Style: Jazz Combo (Vocal Lead) The Department of the Air Force
Style: Jazz Big Band
Aero Regalla
Chris Saub 1998: Windswept
Style: Commercial Music (Rock) The United States Air Force
Heartland of America Band
2005: Blue The Department of the Air Force
The Confidentials Style: Woodwind Quintet with Jazz
Backbone Entertainment Rhythm Section
Style: Commercial Music (R&B)
A Heartland Concert
2004: Brand New Day Concert Band from The United
The Confidentials States Air Force Heartland of
Backbone Entertainment America Band
Style: Commercial Music (R&B) The Department of the Air Force
Style: Symphonic Band
2003: In the Summertime When the Music’s
Fine 1996: A Grace Family Christmas
The Confidentials Grace Presbyterian Church,
Backbone Entertainment Peoria, IL
Style: Commercial Music (R&B) Style: Contemporary Christian

Bel Canto Magnificat Carols From Around the World


Bel Canto NE Children’s First Methodist Church, Peoria, IL
Choir Style: Contemporary Christian
Style: Classical
1995: New Century
2002: A Heartland Holiday Sampler Charlie Baker (Popular Music
The United States Air Force Artist), IL
Heartland of America Band Style: Commercial Music (Country)
The Department of the Air Force
Style: Jazz Big Band
Special Honors
Barney Josephson Award 2010
NYU for Outstanding Jazz Studies

United States Air Force 2001


Air Force Training Ribbon
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Air Force Good Conduct Medal
Air Force Longevity Service Award
Air Force Achievement Award

Bradley University Bachelor of Music Degree 1996


Graduated Cum Laude

Bradley Honor Band 1992/91/90/89


Dir. David Vroman
Performed on Trombone

I.M.E.A. District II 1992/91/90


Performed on Trombone
Two Years Concert Band/One Year Symphony

I.M.E.A. District II 1992


Jazz Festival

John Philip Sousa Band Award 1992


Awarded at Peoria High School

I.M.E.A. All-State Band 1991


Performed on Trombone

Louis Armstrong Jazz Award 1991


Awarded at Peoria High School

References Available Upon Request

Jerry DeVore
Bassist
68-36 108th Street
A51
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Jerry@JerryDeVore.com
www.DeVoreMusic.com
www.JerryDeVore.com
718-755-5151

Prepared on Saturday, July 10, 2010