Jer is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and bandleader. His collection (partly) includes an Epiphone Casino electric guitar, two other semi-hollow electric guitars, two classical guitars, a steel string, a twelve-string, two lutes, a loar mandolin, a gibson mandola, a ukelele, a deering banjo, effects pedals, an akai max25 synth, an mbira, an old trumpet, nose flutes, kazoos, and a pair of brass finger symbols.
Originally trained in classical and flamenco guitar, he now focuses on original songs that draw from literature, country, Brazilian samba, medieval Spanish music, old-school R&B, bluegrass, and folk. He is the Musical Director of the OBIE award-winning variety show The Secret City, and released his first solo album, TENANT, in 2014, closely followed by two EPs in 2015, WINTER BARE and NEW YORK IN SPRING. His latest album The Greatest Fire (2017-18) is released through Jungle Strut Music.