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Jerry Tsitas known by his stage name as Jerry Tee was born April 27th in Adelaide, Australia. He began playing drums and percussion at the age of 8 years old. At such an early age Jerry’s love and passion for music came to surface, he would lock himself in the households garage every single day for hours on end with headphones, a cassette player, tins of paint and screw drivers that he used as drum sticks playing along with recordings. At age 13 Jerry joined his fathers reputable and well known band Akropolis Live as the drummer performing in nightclubs, festivals and weddings – until the early hours of the morning! Jerry studied drums at John Reynolds School Of Music for a number of years where he learnt to read and write “drum music”. By age 15 Jerry was well known in the community as the youngest hardest working Greek Australian musician at the time, he was selected to perform with one of Greece’s high ranking female vocalists – Glykeria; in front of a audience of thousands. By age 17 Jerry was still performing with his father’s band Akropolis Live, and also alongside some of Australia and Greece’s iconic legend artists. Fast forward; Jerry created a genius concept of a monthly Greek Night in Adelaide – Magazi Baraki. He would hand select DJ’s from across Australia to accompany him on stage while he played percussion and occasionally adding vocalists and live instruments. This monthly event was a smash hit and a crowd favourite for a number of years. Crowds of people would attended from all over Australia just to attend and experience Jerry’s vision of a outdoor summer nights Ibiza inspired venue dancing under the stars with mixed genres of music – which was never done before in Australia! Jerry has regularly appeared and interviewed on well known television and radio shows, also performing on various studio recordings that where sold worldwide. Jerry’s passion and vision grew even stronger, setting the bench mark creating a revolution with his vibrant energetic performances, sight to sound audio visual LED instrument display, alongside his iconic custom made tiger print instruments, and lets not forget his gold bongos! Jerry never limits himself to one genre of music, his playing style and ability is extremely flexible with ease; he performs Deep House, Electro, RnB, Latin, Arabic, and his roots – Greek. Jerry has extensively performed across Australia’s exclusive venues and music festivals as the “Main Headliner Act”; and also on various Greek Islands previously. He performs regularly throughout Australia with premium entertainment agencies, artists, and also DJ’s worldwide! The list of artists Jerry has supported on stage is huge, some of them are: The godfather of NRG – Nick Skitz, Greece’s #1 DJ / Producer – Valentino, DJ Justice – Adelaide, Lauren Neko – Sydney, Matt Abstrax – Vietnam, and Mobin Master – “Show Me Love”; to name a few. Jerry lives and breaths music on a daily basis, working as assistant manager of Derringers Drum Shop, a premium reputable music store – he shares his passion with musicians from all over the country. Jerry Tee freelance international bongo player, one of the most charming and professional musicians in the business, a musician ambassador, never losing sight of his passion – playing music, breaking tunes, celebrating life, and always bringing new concept ideas into the music world. Jerry’s vibe and passion on stage is purely unmatched, not only does he perform with his heart and soul, he inevitably gets the crowd involved! Jerry Tee is an official endorsed artist for Soultone Cymbals and London Drum Stick Co!