Bio

This is an older bio of mine (written in 2007)…I will be updating it shortly:

Jerry Alan Greene

Birthday: October 19th

At 7 years old, he moved to Old Bridge, NJ and most recently moved to San Antonio, TX at the age of 23.

Jerry started learning music at the age of 13. He studied piano with Demitrius (Jimmy) Bychkowski of East Brunswick, NJ and clarinet with high school teacher, Joseph Kaschak.

Playing in many different ensembles, throughout his high school years, he decided on a career in music.

In Fall of 1994, Jerry started his college education at Montclair State University,in NJ.

At MSU, he studied music composition, arranging & orchestration with two distinguished composers, Dr. Mario Oneglia and Dr. Gerald Muller.

From his college years to the present day, he teaches private music lessons in piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, flute, piccolo, trumpet, baritone, violin, guitar, bass & drums as well as the many different aspects of notation, composition, songwriting, orchestration & arranging.

In 1998, Jerry graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Music Theory/Composition.

Now living in San Antonio, Jerry (at the age of 28) is involved in many different aspects of the music, multimedia & publishing industries, hence the name of his company: JAG Music, Multimedia & Publishing.

As of October 2000, Jerry has been working as a piano technician for the three major piano companies in the San Antonio area, and all throughout central TX, while working with music, multimedia & publishing from his home studio.

He has tuned pianos for some major acts including: Ronnie Milsap, Jim Brickman, Lyle Lovitt, Arturo Sandoval, Marian McPartland and more… He has also been a regular tuner for the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra.

Jerry is an active member of the
following organizations:

NSAI
President/Co-ordinator of the
San Antonio Chapter

Texas Music Coalition
President, 2003-2004

ASCAP – Writer and Publisher

Jerry’s recent focuses have been on writing commercial songs in the country & pop genres, developing his publishing company, teaching music privately, and creating full audio productions for media/video games (orchestral score, sound effects, voice-overs).