You've probably heard about this awful, stupid news. I just wanted to submit that, even though we didn't get a chance to know each other as well as I would have liked, I feel lucky and proud to have called this kind, generous, hilarious dude a friend.
On top of that, he was an astonishing musician. Jerry's playing was somehow both forceful and warm, frighteningly precise and expressive. A friend of mine rightly dubbed him "the romantic robot." Check it:
I miss you already Romantic Robot.