Jesse Barksdale

Born and raised in Toronto, while still in his teens Jesse moved to New York City where he soaked up the classic Jazz scene. In New York, he performed at the storied Windows on the World at the 107th floor of the former World Trade Center, and Lansky's Lounge in the East Village among others. Jesse has been a freelance guitarist since the late nineties, recording with Jeff Healey, Don Thompson, Bernie Senensky, William Sperandei, Alex Pangman, Terra Hazelton, Tyler Yarema and Sophia Perlman, among others. He has performed at festivals across Canada, the United States, Mexico, and France including Festival Django Reinhardt Samois sur Seine. He recorded Introducing Jesse Barksdale in 2012.

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