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Late Night Happy Hour w/ Jesse Levit Trio
June 27, 2013
Thursday, June 27 at 9:30pm
FREE in the Lounge
A native of Oakland, California, Jesse Levit is one of the hottest up-and-coming saxophone players around. After winning numerous honors and being chosen for both the SFJAZZ High School All-Star Band and the Monterey Jazz Festival All-Star Band, he has had the opportunity to share the stage with such greats as James Moody, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Daniels, Peter Erskine, Sam Rivers, Lenny Pickett, Khalil Shaheed, Mark Levine, Benny Green, Stefon Harris, Seamus Blake, and Rufus Reid. By the time he was eighteen, he had been recorded on three CDs: Oaktown Jazz, Pocketized, and Excursions. He performs regularly on sax and keys with the JRo Project and with his group, the Jesse Levit Trio, in numerous venues around the Bay Area and beyond. He is currently in the process of recording his debut album at Live Oak Studios in Berkeley, California.