Jules Aerts

Jule: Aerts, who grew up in Hazlet and attended Raritan High School, was a sound engineer who worked for various national artists, including The Ramones, Blondie, Soul Asylum, Robert Gordon, Blondie, Fine Young Cannibals, Patti Smith and the Blues Brothers Band. For 20 years before his death in 2014, he was Bob Dylan’s sound engineer, and toured all over the world with Dylan and his band. Locally, Aerts worked as a soundman at Big Man’s West in Red Bank and The Stone Pony in Asbury.