Detroit native, Jacques Lesure has been in the business for 30 years. He has played with music’s finest from Oscar Brown Jr. to Wynton Marsalis. For the last 10 years, he has resided in Los Angeles and has been an ambassador of the East Coast Jazz sound through his performances and educational endeavors. With the influence of all the great Jazz masters like Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery, Pat Martino and many more, Jacques brings a soulful, old school sound with a modern feel.
Latest CD from Mr. Lesure on WJ3 Records. The album was produced by Willie Jones III. Mr. Jones played drums on the CD which also features the stellar talents of pianist Eric Reed and bassist, Mike Gurolla. The playlist includes several familiar standards with contemporary arrangements and one original, the title track, “When She Smiles.”
Artist Website www.jacqueslesure.com