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Quartetto Fantastico at the Blue Whale
Quartetto Fantastico at the Blue Whale

Jesse will create live visuals with the spectacular Quartetto Fantastico, live at the Blue Whale in Los Angeles, September 19th, 2014.

Ten Freedom Summers in San Sebastián
Ten Freedom Summers in San Sebastián

Jesse will create live visuals for Wadada Leo Smith’s Ten Freedom Summers at the Heineken Jazz Festival in San Sebastián, Spain on July 25th, 2014.

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble at the Blue Whale
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble at the Blue Whale

Jesse will create live visuals for composer/performer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson‘s new ensemble at the Blue Whale in Los Angeles on June 27, 2014.

Collapse in Miami and Rotterdam
Collapse in Miami and Rotterdam

Jesse will create live visuals for Timur and the Dime Museum’s multimedia requiem, Collapse, at Miami Light Project and Rotterdam’s Operadagen Festival in Spring 2014.

Timur and the Dime Museum’s Collapse at RedCat
Timur and the Dime Museum's Collapse at RedCat

Jesse will create live visuals for the world premiere of Timur and the Dime Museum’s multimedia requiem, Collapse, at RedCat in Los Angeles, March 27-29, 2014.

Presentations at University of Porto & IPA, Portugal
Presentations at University of Porto & IPA, Portugal

Jesse will present his work with sound artist Maile Colbert at the University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts as part of the i2ads research group’s “Cinemas” series. He will also present with Colbert at the Instituto Superior Autónomo de Estudos Politécnicos in Lisbon.

Ten Freedom Summers in Paris & Istanbul
Ten Freedom Summers in Paris & Istanbul

Jesse will create live visuals for Wadada Leo Smith’s masterwork “Ten Freedom Summers” in performances at the Sons d’Hiver Festival (Paris) and at CRR Concert Hall (Istanbul) in early 2014.

Ten Freedom Summers in London and Barcelona
Ten Freedom Summers in London and Barcelona

Jesse will create live visuals for Wadada Leo Smith’s Ten Freedom Summers for performances at the London Jazz Festival, and at the 45th International Jazz Festival of Barcelona in late November, 2013.

Ten Freedom Summers in Washington D.C.
Ten Freedom Summers in Washington D.C.

Jesse will create live visuals for Wadada Leo Smith’s Ten Freedom Summers at the Atlas Theater in Washington D.C., October 25-26, 2013.

“Journeys” with Motoko Honda
"Journeys" with Motoko Honda

Jesse will perform with pianist Motoko Honda for OTO Salon’s “Journeys,” October 12, 2013 in Los Angeles.

Ten Freedom Summers in Austria, Chicago & Guelph
Ten Freedom Summers in Austria, Chicago & Guelph

Jesse will create live visuals for Wadada Leo Smith’s Ten Freedom Summers at festivals in Saalfelden(Austria), Chicago, and Guelph(Ontario) on consecutive weekends, between August 24th – September 7th, 2013.

Ten Freedom Summers in NYC
Ten Freedom Summers in NYC

Jesse will create live visuals for the NYC premiere of Wadada Leo Smith‘s Ten Freedom Summers, performed by Smith’s Golden Quartet and the Pacific Coral Reef Ensemble at Roulette in Brooklyn, May 1-3, 2013.

Timur and the Dime Museum in NYC
Timur and the Dime Museum in NYC

Jesse will create live interactive visuals for Timur and the Dime Museum at HERE Arts Space in New York City as part of the Prototype Festival, January 10-12, 2013.

Furnace with Carole Kim
Furnace with Carole Kim

Jesse will be creating live visuals as part of Furnace, Carole Kim‘s performance-installation at Automata in Los Angeles, on November 16 – 18, 2012.

Ghosts of Manhattan
Ghosts of Manhattan

Jesse will create the interactive projection design for Organic Magnetics‘ live installation “Ghosts of Manhattan 1512-2012: An Interactive History” in Fort Tryon Park, New York City, August 3-12, 2012.

Ten Freedom Summers in São Paulo
Ten Freedom Summers in São Paulo

Jesse will create live visuals for the Brazil Premiere of Ten Freedom Summers, a suite of major works by Wadada Leo Smith performed by Smith’s Golden Quintet and the Pacifica Coral Reef Ensemble at Mostra SESC de Artes in São Paulo, July 27-29, 2012.

Ten Freedom Summers at FIMAV
Ten Freedom Summers at FIMAV

Jesse will create live visuals for Wadada Leo Smith‘s Golden Quintet in their performance of Ten Freedom Summers, at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, Quebec, on May 19th, 2012.

LA Bloom with Motoko Honda
LA Bloom with Motoko Honda

Jesse will create live visuals for Motoko Honda‘s Sound Escape Project at the LA Bloom Flower Festival, at the JACCC Aratani/Japan America Theater on May 3rd, 2012.

Food Forward Spring Melt
Food Forward Spring Melt

Jesse will be creating an interactive video environment for Food Forward‘s 2nd annual Spring Melt fundraiser at Elysian on April 14th, 2012.

Videos from Sons d’Hiver
Videos from Sons d'Hiver

Jesse has posted new video captures of live visuals created for Wadada Leo Smith‘s Organic ensemble at the Sons d’Hiver Festival, February 2012.

Presentation at Universidade do Porto
Presentation at Universidade do Porto

Jesse will be presenting his work at the Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Belas Artes on Friday, February 24th at the invitation of Professor Maile Colbert.

Visuals for Organic @ Jazz em Agosto
Visuals for Organic @ Jazz em Agosto

As he prepares to travel to Paris to perform with Wadada Leo Smith‘s Organic at the Sons d’Hiver Festival, Jesse has posted eight new video captures of live projections for Organic’s recent concert at the Jazz em Agosto Festival in Lisbon in August, 2011.

Sons d’hiver with Wadada Leo Smith
Sons d'hiver with Wadada Leo Smith

Jesse will be creating live visuals for Wadada Leo Smith‘s Organic at the Centre Culturel Georges-Pompidou in Paris, as part of the Sons d’hiver Festival, Feburary 14, 2012.

Roulette NYC with Wadada Leo Smith
Roulette NYC with Wadada Leo Smith

Jesse will be performing live visuals as part of Roulette‘s two day celebration of Wadada Leo Smith‘s 70th birthday, in New York City on Friday, December 16th, 2011.

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