Jerry Parmelee studied music and music theory at Miami Dade Junior College. He has been performing professionally playing keyboards, trumpet and flute since 1966. His performance experience includes show bands, rock bands and church ensembles. Jerry taught in Miami for about 10 years and has taught trumpet, flute and keyboards for the last few years in Central Florida.
Some notable venue performances include: Sahara Hotel – Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe, a trumpet trio on The Ted Mack Amateur Hour, House band forRich Little and Bob Hope and an appearance on the Mike Douglas Show.
Jerry currently performs around the central Florida area with the band Shakedown. Jerry enjoys helping students of all ages and talent levels reach their full potential.