Gerry is a whistle and wooden flute player who co-founded the award winning group Tickle Harbour and has since been a member of A Crowd of Bold Sharemen, What Odds and most recently Cotillion with Dave Panting and Hugh Scott. With the first two groups he recorded four albums and toured across Canada, Ireland, England and Australia and has just released Cotillion's first CD, Tinker's Wagon. Gerry has appeared as a guest musician on a multitude of recordings including that of Irish uillean piper Paddy Keenan's Na Keen Affair, on which he teamed up with Paddy to play his composition the Killdevil Air. In 2008 he recorded his own CD entitled Velvet in the Wind, which features many of the top traditional players in Newfoundland and Labrador today. In 2017 he was awarded the Slaight Family Unsung Hero Award at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in Ottawa for his contributions to the Canadian folk music scene.