Don Bastarache

B: 1935 - MA

Jerry Seeco is an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. where he has taught for over twenty years. Although perhaps best known for his instrumental performances on the trumpet, flugelhorn, alto flute and flute, Jerry is a prolific arranger of music ranging from classical to pop and jazz. He is also well known as a vocalist for small and large ensembles.

Most recently Jerry has performed with the Ryles Jazz Orchestra at the Boston Globe Jazz Festival and appeared as the Guest Conductor and performer with the Pops Orchestra in Xalapa, Mexico. He has also appeared with the Thayer Symphony as Featrued Soloist on trumpet, flugelhorn, alto flute and voice.

Jerry has appeared on the Bryant Gumble Show with Little Anthony and the Imperials. He has also performed with Regis Philbin and Susan Lucci at Boston's Symphony Hall. He is a regular guest artist with the Paradise Big Band in Key West, FL. performing on trumpet, flugelhorn, alto flute and vocals. He has also appeared with the Tito Puente Tribute Band on trumpet. He also arranges and performs with the Boston Flute Ensemble at it's yearly concerts.

A well known horn player, Jerry has performed with Aretha Franklin, Rosemary Clooney, Al Martino, Trini Lopez, Neil Sedaka, Della Reese, Leslie Gore, Wayne Newton, Gordon McRae and Lou Christie. In the jazz world Jerry has played with Arturo Sandoval, Slide Hampton, Chick Corea, Jon Faddis, Gary Burton, Richie Cole, Buddy Morrow, Mark Levine, Jacki Byard and Bobby Shew.