Biography

Jesse Brown is a Saskatoon based pianist, teacher, session musician, and composer with an extensive and eclectic history of work that dates back to 1992.
Jesse was fortunate to be mentored privately by veteran Saskatoon pianist Martin Janovsky and Winnipeg’s Ron Paley (Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Frank Sinatra) in his formative years.  Jesse performed regularly as an ambient musician in numerous venues, most notably Winnipeg’s prestigious Hotel Fort Garry, working opposite Chantal Kreviazuk where he honed his skills as a pianist.  Since returning to Saskatooon in 1995, Jesse has worked extensively with singer/songwriter Eileen Laverty, performed an original piano composition with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, toured with Wide Mouth Mason, and performed with jazzers Allistair Elliott and the Joel Grundahl Band just to name a few.
Since 2012, Jesse has self produced two full length solo piano albums and has had numerous pieces published through Debra Wanless Music publishing. The most recent is a collection of 14 original piano pieces that was created with financial support from the Saskatchewan Arts Board. Jesse’s third album of solo piano pieces (thanks to having been awarded a second Arts Board Grant) is going to be released shortly along with his newest 3 volume collection of piano music books entitled “Brown’s Notes”.
December(2012) and Heartwork(2014) were recorded and produced independently by Jesse Brown, and are commercially available at CD Baby, or digitally through iTunes, and is available for streaming on Apple Music and Spotify. Jesse’s compositions have been approved for use in Conservatory Canada and the Canadian National Conservatory of Music’s examinations for grade levels 7 through 10.
In the USA, Jesse has recently become a Whisperings artist as well as an Enlightened Piano Radio artist and music from both of his solo piano albums have been added to their rotation. In addition to that, mainlypiano.com’s Kathy Parsons gave both of Jesse’s albums 5 star reviews as well as adding Heartwork to her “Kathy’s Picks” list, and December to “Kathy’s Favourites” for 2016.

  1. Walk With Me Jesse Brown 3:21
  2. Prairie Wind Jesse Brown 2:46
  3. Away Jesse Brown 3:48
  4. Moonrise Jesse Brown 2:41
  5. Un Jour De Pluie Jesse Brown 5:07
  6. Banished Jesse Brown 3:07
  7. Morning Bird Jesse Brown 3:03
  8. Firelight Jesse Brown 3:48
  9. Harvest Jesse Brown 2:49
  10. Special Moon Jesse Brown 4:17
  11. Woolly Moose Jesse Brown 2:01
  12. Ephrem's Song Jesse Brown 3:44
  13. The End Jesse Brown 3:14
  14. Sunday Morning Jesse Brown 3:08