Jerry Kimbrough

Adjunct Professor

Jerry Kimbrough
MTSU Box 21, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • B.A., University of Miami (1982)

Biography

Jerry is a student of Mick Goodrick, Cambridge, MA, and Randall Dollahon, University of Miami School of Music, from which he received his undergraduate degree. A Nashville resident since 1982, Jerry has played on thousands of recording sessions in all styles, and has been privileged to rub shoulders with some of the greatest musicians on the planet while playing guitar for publishers, record labels and television shows, as well as radio and TV commercials. Via his website, ProGuitarTracks.com...

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Jerry is a student of Mick Goodrick, Cambridge, MA, and Randall Dollahon, University of Miami School of Music, from which he received his undergraduate degree. A Nashville resident since 1982, Jerry has played on thousands of recording sessions in all styles, and has been privileged to rub shoulders with some of the greatest musicians on the planet while playing guitar for publishers, record labels and television shows, as well as radio and TV commercials. Via his website, ProGuitarTracks.com, Jerry has worked with writers and artists around the world since 2000.

 

In 2005-06, Jerry studied Orchestration and Composition with Michael Kurek at the Blair School.

 

In June 2011, Jerry accompanied one of his clients, legendary songwriter John Bettis, to his induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York. Thanks to Gibson NYC for lending Jerry a guitar for the show! Read the full story at Kimbrough's blog.

 

In August 2011, Jerry was privileged to participate in an intense weeklong seminar hosted by the National Guitar Workshop featuring Pat Metheny, bassist Christian McBride, drummer Antonio Sanchez and his longtime friend, guitar legend Mick Goodrick.

 

Jerry worked with Dr. Gordon Logan, Centennial Chair of Psychology at Vanderbilt, on a multiyear study of the psychological processes of learning and playing the guitar. Thanks to Gibson Guitar for graciously donating guitars for this project!

 

As a composer, Jerry is a long time contributor to the Warner Chappell Production Music library. He is the Bandleader for the Ray Stevens Nashville TV show. And he is an alumnus of the Leadership Music Class of 2014.

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