Born: September 9, 1968 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Jesse Selengut is a Brooklyn-based trumpeter, composer and multi-instrumentalist. He has had success as a bandleader, film scorer, producer and sideman on over a dozen albums, most noticeably, Huge Voodoo's Affordable Magic ('03).
Recently, Selengut has been splitting time between the Williamsburg Jazz Festival (which he founded) and Noir, a quartet blending electronica and groove-infused jazz. Noir is cutting-edge jazz, fusing the best of tradition with today's beats and electronic flavors. Noir has opened for Chris Potter, Dave Douglas, George Garzone and Joe Lovano....