TOP SHELF bassist and vocalist Jerry Peterman is a seasoned pro, having performed extensively in West Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and his home state of Pennsylvania. He has contributed his bass guitar skills on tours with several Nashville-based acts including Del Reeves, Doc Williams, Freddy Hart, and The Carter Family Band. In North-Central PA Jerry has performed with numerous bands over the years including Trooper, The Miller Brothers Band, Bob McNett's Country Band, Rocking Horse, Country Legends, Neon Cactus, The Tim Johnson Band, The Cramer Brothers Band, and The Corral. While in Neon Cactus he shared the stage with our keyboard player Todd Steward and his wife, Robin McNett Steward.
Jerry has appeared on numerous CD recordings, most of them with the bands listed above. Jerry has had the good fortune to open shows for country stars Trace Adkins, Merle Haggard, Tracy Byrd, Daryl Worley, Sammy Kershaw, and Sara Evans. Jerry is a physical education and health teacher in the Sullivan County School District.