Jerry Pentecost is a Nashville native that seems to be everywhere in the Americana world these days. "I try to be a virus in the best way possible," as Jerry puts it. Some recent accolades for Jerry include a feature in Modern Drummer, being nominated for Instrumentalist of the Year by the Americana Music Association, and serving as the house drummer for the AMA's awards and honors show for the past two years. On episode 069, Jerry and Jamie discuss his beginnings as a young drummer, how he has built a massive network of opportunities, his time as musical director for Amanda Shires, to his current gig with Brent Cobb. Jerry is making some serious waves in the world of drumming and is simply amazing as a human being. This is a fantastic episode for all music-lovers.
May 15, 2019