Jessie speaks with Gustavo Dudamel and curates a special LA Phil SOUND/STAGE program, including Records From a Vanishing City and music by Ellen Reid.
As part of the collaborative commissioning project that is Rounds, acclaimed pianist Awadagin Pratt will record the work with Grammy-nominated ensemble A Far Cry in summer 2022 with New Amsterdam Records. Watch this space! See Events page for upcoming live performances…
The Cathedral Choral Society and Cincinnati Symphony will premiere the work on May 28th.
Taking effect in July 2021, the three-year residency includes — among else — the commissioning of three new works for the orchestra, and curation of CSO MusicNOW.
From June 27 to July 1, Jessie worked closely with the 2022 Piano & Strings fellows, providing lessons and coaching them on her repertoire. The residency work culminated with performances of Source Code, Break Away, and Peace on July 2.
With an original score by Jessie and Joel Goodman, the feature-length documentary explores the multifaceted figure that is Rev. Al Sharpton.
Jessie sits down with Judlyne Gibson of KMFA–Austin’s Classical Music Station–to discuss her current work, upcoming premieres, and work/life balance.
Robert Glasper and The Roots join the Re-Collective Orchestra in joyous celebration of Black freedom and excellence, conducted by Thomas Wilkins and Derrick Hodge.
In celebration of Pride, Jessie will join the lauded string quartet ChamberQUEER at National Sawdust on June 12th.
NYYS’s first album includes Soul Force, alongside works by Valerie Coleman and Florence Price.