Jeremy Pelt arrived in New York in 1998 after graduating from Berklee College of Music. He has been fortunate enough to play with many of today's and yesterday's Jazz luminaries, such as Jimmy Heath, Frank Wess, Charli Persip, Keter Betts, Frank Foster, Ravi Coltrane, Winard Harper, Vincent Herring, Ralph Peterson, Lonnie Plaxico, Cliff Barbaro, Nancy Wilson, Bobby Short, Bobby "Blue" Bland, The Skatalites, Cedar Walton, and many, many more. Jeremy has also been featured in a variety of different bands, including the Roy Hargrove Big Band, The Village Vanguard Orchestra, and the Duke Ellington Big Band. Currently, he is member of the Lewis Nash Septet, Mingus Big Band, and The Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band featuring Louis Hayes.
Pelt's major focus is on writing music for each of his three bands: "Creation"- a sextet consisting of trumpet, alto sax/bass clarinet, vibraphone, guitar, bass and drums. "Noise"- an semi-electric band consisting of trumpet w/ effects, guitar, rhodes, bass and drums, and "The Jeremy Pelt Quartet"- which is trumpet, rhodes, bass and drums. His work earned him a huge write-up in the Wall Street Journal by legendary Jazz writer and producer Nat Hentoff. His performances have received rave reviews from publications around the world.