NAME: Jerry Marotta
BAND AFFILIATION: court appointed drummer
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs & Englishmen
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Clarinet
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … No idea. I did play Billy Bigelow in my high school production of “Carousel”…
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Pygmy
Jerry Marotta has played with a who’s-who of A-list recording artists – including Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, Hall & Oates, Indigo Girls, Tears For Fears – which qualifies him for membership in David Malachowski & the Woodstock Allstars, who will crank it up at Athens Town Park in Athens for a free concert at 7pm on Friday (June 21).