(photo by Mario Cortez)
Chicago to the East Coast, West Coast to the South of France, Jerry DeVivo's career as a professional musician has spanned nearly three decades. Raised on the sounds of Jazz, Blues, Motown, and classic Soul by his Mother and Father who loved music with a passion that combined created his.
Jerry's professional career started to flourish when he joined up with some local musicians who called themselves The Mighty Blue Kings. Forging himself as an original member of MBK his 9-year stay with them featured Jerry on four of MBK's five full-length releases on drums and one on Tenor Sax and brought him to 49 states and a dozen countries performing aside such greats as Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, BB King, Lou Rawls, Pete Townshend, and John Mellencamp among others.