Jerry Krenach is Managing Director of Global Music Production for mcgarrybowen, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network. Based in New York, Jerry is in charge of Music Production & Supervision for mcgarrybowen's worldwide offices and has built one of the largest and most recognized music departments in the industry. mcgarrybowen’s clients include American Express, United Airlines, Intel, Audible, Verizon, Northrop Grumman, Disney, Marriott, Subway, Hershey's, Crayola and Chevron.
Recent projects: Produced and supervised the music for American Express' Global Launch (featuring artists Ed Sheeran and The Killers), Lin Manuel Miranda’s American Express Small Business campaign, United Airline's Winter Olympics Campaign (composed and conducted by Brian Tyler - Iron Man, Fast & Furious, The Avengers - recorded at Warner Bros. Studios / Eastwood Scoring Stage); United's highly acclaimed seventeen minute full length version of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" - recorded with The London Symphony Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios (orchestrated and conducted by Conrad Pope - The Hobbit, Life of Pi, Isle of Dogs); Intel's Global Launch recorded at Weiner Musikverein in Vienna, Austria with the Vienna Philharmonic. Other composer/artist collaborations of note include John Lunn (Downton Abbey, The Last Kingdom), Mark Isham (42, Crash), Alicia Keys, and Sting.
Prior to joining mcgarrybowen Jerry served as Partner, Head of Music Production at J. Walter Thompson as well as an independent Executive Music Producer for agencies such as BBDO, Deutsch, Publicis, Euro and KBS, producing music for brands including Coke, Jaguar, Volvo, Sheraton, Heineken, Levi's, Revlon, AT&T, and Smirnoff.
With over 25 years in the music industry along an unconventional path, Jerry's award-winning career has encompassed work as an Executive Producer, Arranger, Music Supervisor, record label Co-Founder, and as a member of the Music Department at Saturday Night Live.
An accomplished and lifelong drummer, he's recorded, toured or performed with numerous artists including Chris Whitley, Lou Reed, Daryl Hall, Shawn Colvin, Phoebe Snow, and Roger McGuinn.
Jerry is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in Arranging and a voting member of the GRAMMYs.