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Jesse Lewis

New York City based guitarist Jesse Lewis is rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand sidemen in the City's creative jazz scene.

A native of Boston, Lewis began playing cello at the age of 5. It was in high school that he discovered the guitar and the world of jazz.

Upon graduation, Lewis moved to New Orleans, and began studies at Loyola University and later the University of New Orleans. During his years in “the birthplace of jazz”, Lewis was a student of guitar legend, Steve Masakowski, released his debut album “Jesse Lewis Union” (Lakefront Digital) garnering critical acclaim, and collaborated with many of the biggest names in New Orleans, including: Nicolas Payton, Ellis Marsalis, Johnny Vidacovich, Stanton Moore, and Jason Marsalis.

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