Jazz Pal-Kerr was born in Nottingham in 1964. He graduated from medical school in 1988. Jazz spent over seven years in the profession as a trainee in anaesthetics and intensive care. He was honoured to become a consultant in 1998 in his chosen speciality of medical practice.

During his years as a medical trainee and subsequently as a consultant anaesthetist he worked in over thirty hospitals in the United Kingdom and abroad. The profession looked after him and he, with his study and dedication, managed patients to the best of his ability.