Knowledge Identifier: +Jerry_Jemmott
Hugh McCracken - Especially in demand in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, McCracken appeared on many recordings by Steely Dan, as well as albums by Donald Fagen, Jimmy Rushing, Billy Joel, Roland Kirk, Roberta Flack, B. B. King, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, The Monkees, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Idris Muhammad, James Taylor, Phoebe Snow, Bob Dylan, Linda McCartney, Carly Simon, Graham Parker, Yoko Ono, Eric Carmen, Loudon Wainwright III, Lou Donaldson, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, The Four Seasons, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Hank Crawford, Jerry Jemmott and Gary Wright
Jemmott began his career at age 12, and after switching to the electric bass, was discovered by saxophonist King Curtis in 1966
Jaco Pastorius - In 1985, he recorded an instructional video, Modern Electric Bass, hosted by acclaimed bassist Jerry Jemmott.
He is the recipient of the 2001 "Bass Player" magazine's Lifetime Achievement award and Chairman of the Electric Bass Department at the Richard Davis Foundation for Young Bassists Inc.