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Re: FLT takes on TD
I got to know Jerry during our years working the Nevada cabaret circuit, and was very impressed with what he brought to The Diamonds (my memory tells me he came in as Steve Smith's replacement around the early '90s). He sang most leads, spent a lot of his years with them as their bass singer after Gary Cech retired, and played that unique valve trombone (!), which has been hung up for a guitar. I considered him to be THE major talent in The Diamonds (though Gary Owens is a musical scholar), and losing him could not have been a happy development for them. Jerry has a versatile singing voice and can cover a wide range of styles, if called upon to do so. Best of luck, Jerry -- you've come a long way from the Dapper Dans!