Meet the Dudes
Jerry Lopez & Jamie Hosmer
Jerry Lopez and Jamie Hosmer came together over two decades ago with a passion for creating exceptional music for television, stage, and records. With an extensive background in live performances, recordings, television, and radio jingles, they've left their musical mark on countless productions. You may have already heard their music on infomercials or jingles while watching television over the last 20 years.
Composer, Guitarist, Vocalist
Jerry Lopez is a musical powerhouse with a lifelong passion for music. Born into a musical family, Jerry was already an experienced studio singer and touring musician by the age of 14, with his records playing across the United States and abroad, and over a dozen albums airing in the Southwest. He's a master of the guitar, a soulful singer, and a talented composer, as well as a solid band leader, musical director, and front man.
Jerry's impressive resume includes performing as a sideman with renowned artists like Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Grover Washington, Donny Osmond, Wayne Brady, Tom Scott, Bill Champlin, and many others. He has also served as the musical director for multi-million dollar shows such as "Storm" at Mandalay Bay and "Vegas the Show" at Planet Hollywood, as well as "Red Hats" at Harrah's in Las Vegas and New Orleans. Jerry is also the mastermind behind the acclaimed band "Santa Fe & the Fat City Horns," which was recently inducted into the prestigious Las Vegas Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can catch Jerry and his band live in Las Vegas every Monday night, where they are joined by an incredible lineup of top-notch musicians, singers, arrangers, and composers, as well as celebrity guest performers from his many years of touring & recording. It's not uncommon to spot music legends like Prince, Kenny Loggins, Bruno Mars, Bette Midler, and Celine Dion among the audience during their soul-healing, electrifying performances. Over the years, Jerry's contributions to the entertainment industry have not gone unnoticed, and he is highly regarded as one of the top contractors and headhunters for prominent shows in town and touring acts. In recognition of his outstanding talent and dedication, Jerry has been honored with the ‘Excellence in Entertainment, Musician of the Year’ Award by the Las Vegas. Entertainment Consumers Exchange and the ‘Platinum Achievement Award’ by the New Mexico Music Commission. He has also received proclamations from the mayors of both Las Vegas and Santa Fe, declaring special days in his name, in recognition of his dedication to the arts and his contributions to the music industry. But Jerry's impact goes beyond music. He is also actively involved in raising money through performances for scholarships benefiting students in the Behavioral Health field. The "Jerry Lopez Scholarship," created by the National Latino Behavioral Health Association, has already benefited over 40 young students in the last 6 years, showcasing Jerry's commitment to giving back to the community. With his unmatched talent, wealth of experience, and philanthropic endeavors, Jerry Lopez is a true music legend, leaving an indelible mark on the entertainment industry and beyond.
Composer, Pianist, Vocalist
Jamie Hosmer is a vocalist, keyboardist with over 35 years of professional experience. He began his career playing local nightclubs and performance venues on weekends, in his hometown of Springfield Massachusetts, then hit the road shortly after graduating from high school. For the next ten years or so, Jamie would perform all over the United States in various “Top 40” and “Show Band” formats. He also had the opportunity to travel to Europe to perform in the “Dirty Dancing Concert Tour” in 1988.
Since the year 2000, Jamie has made Las Vegas his home. In 2001, he landed the role of keyboardist, vocalist and programmer for the multimillion dollar production “Storm” at Mandalay Bay, followed by a 4-year stint with headliner Clint Holmes at Harrah’s. Currently, Jamie is working with Michael Cavanaugh, who starred on Broadway’s “Movin Out” in the lead role. Jamie plays keys, guitar, and sings with Michael. He also plays keys and sings with “ASIA Featuring John Payne” and “The 80’s Rock Tour” (a live concert featuring different classic rock singers, all on one stage). Lou Gramm (Foreigner), Mickey Thomas (Starship), Bobby Kimball (Toto), Steve Augeri (Journey), Tony Lewis (The Outfield) are just a few of the great singers who perform with “The 80’s Rock Tour.” Jamie is also a member of “Santa Fe And The Fat City Horns,” a 15- piece horn band that has been performing in Las Vegas every Monday night for the last 18 years. Members of Santa Fe can be seen performing with artists like Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Donny and Marie, and others. Guest artists with Santa Fe throughout the years include Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, Wayne Brady, Bill Champlin, among many others. Jamie contributes lead vocals, keyboards, and also songwriting and producing for the band. Jamie was featured in the premiere episode of Fox TV’s “I Can See Your Voice” as one of the Secret Voices. Jamie portrayed “The Golfer” in Episode 1 of Season 1. In addition to performing live, Jamie has extensive experience writing and producing original song, as well as custom production music for long form infomercials, spanning every style imaginable. Jamie has composed, recorded and mixed hundreds of pieces of music for infomercials over the last 15 years.
Behind the Scenes
In the studio with Jerry & Jamie