Jesse Fischer Quartet

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Jesse Fischer with Jesse Fischer Quartet
Brooklyn, NY

About the Artist

Jesse Fischer is an award-winning pianist and composer based in Brooklyn, NY. Known for his warm, soulful touch and emphasis on melody, groove, storytelling and emotion, his unique voice combines elements of modern jazz, hip-hop, Americana, music of the African diaspora, and his own Jewish heritage. A recent American Music Abroad finalist (2022), previous South Road Jazz Tour recipient (2021) and three-time ASCAP Plus Award winner, Fischer has performed with many notables in the jazz, pop, and world music scenes, including Charlotte Dos Santos, Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Melanie Charles, Takuya Kuroda, Lakecia Benjamin, and Deva Mahal. He has released several records as a leader, most recently Resilience (self-released, 2020), which PostGenre called “One of the best jazz albums of the summer of 2020”, and the Herbie Hancock/Head Hunters remix project Vein Melter (Tru Thoughts, 2015), created jointly with producer/multi-instrumentalist Sly5thAve. He is also a core member of the groundbreaking Brooklyn Afro-pop/jazz fusion collective Ajoyo and producer & engineer of their sophomore release, War Chant. Fischer has brought his unique voice as a composer and bandleader to stages around the world. With over 1.3 million streams on Spotify to date, his music has been featured on Spotify’s flagship editorial playlists like State of Jazz, Butter, and Fresh Finds, Apple Music’s playlists Jazz Currents and On the Corner, NPR’s New Music Friday, as well as taste-makers like Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio 6), Anthony Valadez & Jeremy Sole (KCRW), and legendary bassist/producer Marcus Miller (Sirius/XM), to name a few.


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