Songwriter/pianist/vocalist Jesse Gannon and his band combine the improvisational elements of soul, broken-beat, and post-bop grooves with a sophisticated harmonic palette, and garnish with introspective, unforgettably lyrical melodies. Jesse Gannon Truth deliver a shockingly fresh and dynamic show brandishing a cast of fearless and exciting musicians. “If you don’t want to be put into a genre, create one!”
As a pianist, vocalist, writer, producer, and arranger, Jesse Gannon has been deeply involved in the St. Louis music scene and abroad. In addition to earning his Bachelors degree at Webster University and performing in many of the top musical venues in St. Louis, he has traveled and shared the stage with such notables as The Temptations, The O’jays, Steve Ewing of the Urge, The Four Tops, Najee, Mary Wells and the Supremes, India Arie, Brian Owens, and others. Although he is well versed in many genres, Jesse’s true voice can be best heard in an improvisational setting.
Along with keeping him busy in sessions and performances, 2019 brought a fresh 5-song self-titled EP release on the Yoruba Soul label. This is his third career release Including two singles released on Yoruba Soul in 2017, and the 2013 release of his debut full-length studio album “Future Vintage” on the now dufunct Loud Label. Currently writing new material and preparing for short European tour in October.