Solis Bravo Band
25 Oct 2014 | Jazz, Swing, Big Band, BossaNova, Latin Jazz, R&B

Jerry Bravo

Jerry Bravo
Birth name
Jerry Bravo
Birthplace
Caracas Venezuela
Genres
Jazz,Latin,BigBand,BossaNova,R&B,Beach Shag

Jerry Bravo

Bass Player, Arranger, Producer

Venezuelan-born bassist Jerry Bravo began his musical career when he was just seven years old as a guitarist and cuatrist (Venezuelan cuatro). His parents, of Venezuelan and Puerto Rican heritage, moved to the United States in 1978. He started his first salsa band along with his brothers when he was 15, playing electric bass, arranging and directing it for several years. In 1990, Jerry joins the Army Band, where he gets exposure to many different styles of music and learning the acoustic bass. After his army band enlistment, Jerry came back to Orlando, becoming a Disney staff musician and freelancer with many musical groups in the area. He toured around the world with Colombian artist Charlie Zaa . He has recorded for songwriter producer Kike Santander, singer Jerry Rivera and most recently Nestor Torres “Nouveau Latino” which was nominated for a Grammy for best latin jazz album of the year. 2014 Jerry received a Grammy Award Certificate.