Jerry Gorby followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming a passionate advocate for music and music making. Jerry worked in the family music store, Gorby Music, in West Virginia, later becoming president of the store. Along the way, he was noted for his keen interest in preserving history and promoting the industry. Jerry served as President of the American Music Conference (AMC) and as a resource for the NAMM library when the Oral History program was being established. Jerry’s NAMM Oral History interview was completed on July 21, 2003.