Inducted in 2002
Born Acoustic guitarist/ singer/ songwriter Gerry
Glombecki's forte is rural blues. He is also the inventor of The
Original Delta Slider, a bottleneck slide, and the microphone stand
accessory, the Mike Caddy, both of which are sold around the world.
Gerry's experience covers a span of nearly 30 years of contemporary,
folk and Delta blues. In addition, he is a teacher and published author
and poet. He wrote the music for the annual network presentation of
��Family Circus�� featuring the voice of Dizzy Gillespie, and the title
track Worry for a soon-to-be-released movie about an urban contemporary
bluesman. Film credits also include doubling for actor Kris
He has performed at resorts on the West Coast and around the country at
traditional blues and folk music festivals. Gerry is on the Arizona
Commission of the Arts Artist Roster and a frequent contributor to
Blues in the Schools programs.
Gerry released 49 & Holding in 1998.
Gerry passed away May 25, 2010.