Jerry “Curbside Jones” Manning Jr was born on 2/19/1990 in Heidelberg, Germany. Being a military child he was forced to move around often. Being able to see parts of the world that others dream of helped shape his world view. Our Journey takes place with an only child who has a thirst to connect with others and, an insatiable hunger to be better than his last effort. Jerry Manning Jr wanted to become a songwriter at the age of 12 and recorded his first song at the age of 15. Jerry Picked up making beats with a Roland SP-606 around the age of 17 after a fellow music maker suggested to him. Jerry taught himself how to sample and program drums on hardware before moving his talents into FL studio. Jerry released his first fully produced project in 2010, entitled Endless Waltz.