Jerry Jerome


American jazz tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger. Born : June 19, 1912 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Died : November 17, 2001 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

  • Name variations
  • J. Jerome·Jerome
  • Allstars (11)·Artie Shaw And His Orchestra·Benny Goodman And His Orchestra·Jerry Jerome & His Cats & Jammers·Jerry Jerome And His Orchestra·Jerry Jerome's All Stars·Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra·Yank Lawson's Jazz Band·Ziggy Elman & H
  • Primary profession
  • Actor·stunts
  • Country
  • Australia
  • Nationality
  • Australian
  • Gender
  • Male
  • Birth date
  • 24 May 1874
  • Place of birth
  • New York City
  • Death date
  • 1943-09-27
  • Death age
  • 89
  • Place of death
  • Sarasota· Florida





Originally studied to be a physician but turned to music while at medical school.

Musical director for Apollo Records in the late 1940s.

Tenor saxophonist, bass clarinetist and arranger. Played in Glenn Millers first band in 1937. Later with Norvo, Goodman and Shaw, before studio work as a freelance musician.

Tenor-saxophone player from the Big Band era who stayed active as a musician until the end of his life.