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Founder, Jesse Brown’s Musicscool, Saskatoon Sk

 2006 – present

Instructor of over 50 private students in his regular schedule,  Jesse Brown focusses on the curriculum of the Conservatory Canada as well as supplementary ear training and pop music work with keyboards and software based music creation.  Many of Jesse’s students can be found performing both as a vocalist and pianist….a melting pot for talent in a positive environment.  Twice a year,  the Musicscool has a fundraising recital at the Bassment – Saskatoon’s premiere jazz club.

Supporting musician, Eileen laverty trio, saskatoon Sk

1998 – present

Jesse has worked alongside the lovely and talented Eileen Laverty for 15 years,  providing a gentle musical backdrop for one of Saskatchewan’s finest products.  Jesse has provided backing vocals as well as accordion support when needed.  Jesse is currently working with Eileen on her latest recording project in Bart McKay’s Saskatoon based award winning studio.

ambient pianist, saskatoon Sk

1992 – present

Over 20 years ago, Jesse had begun performing ambient background music for digestive purposes as a “fill in” for Saskatoon pianist Martin Janovsky.  After having left the province for a few years from 1995 – 1998 and honing his skill at Winnipeg’s famed Hotel Fort Garry (replacing Chantal Kreviazuk),  Jesse returned to Saskatoon and picked up where he left off, providing an environment of relaxation and enjoyment for fine diners,  quite regularly filling in for his mentor.  Jesse Brown can also be seen playing at Saskatoon’s local jazz club – the Bassment regularly during Piano Friday’s.

Supporting musician,various artists, saskatoon Sk

1991 – present

Jesse began playing the clubs way back in 1991 with Saskatoon’s the Reign ( Jesse was 17 at the time),  and upon returning to Saskatoon in 1998, continued to work as a session player and performer with acts such as the Fancyladds,  Joel Grundahl Band, Wide Mouth Mason, and the Steadies (aka Mobadass).

Recording artist, Jesse Brown, Saskatoon sk

2012 – present

Jesse is still buzzing from the recent success and feedback from his first ever solo piano recording effort – Jesse Brown’s December ,  that features original arrangements of traditional Christmas classics.

Piano teacher, saskatoon academy of music, saskatoon sk

2000 – 2006

The Technics program focussed on chording and patterns in their curriculum.  There was also a huge focus on arranging background tracks on the Technics pianos for students to perform and practice with.  Jesse fell in love with sharing and mentoring students, and decided to focus more energy into it with his own piano school in 2006.

musical director, fiddler on the roof, grand forks bc

1996

Jesse was the musical director for Fiddler on the Roof during the 1996 GFSS production while living in BC for roughly a year.

Producer and Engineer ‘Stand up’, Prince Albert sk

summer& Fall 2011

Jesse Volunteered his time to work with Knowledge.Spirit.Strength with M.S.W.  Terri Peterson in a social research project aimed at empowering Saskatchewan Aboriginal students at SUNTEP in Prince Albert.  This project was disseminated to communities and social agencies within Saskatchewan and Canada.