Performer, composer, arranger, improviser, and educator, Jesse Lynch is an NYC pianist with international touring experience, regularly performing a number of musical styles. From Beethoven to Bop to free jazz and contemporary composition, Jesse straddles the spectrum of musical innovation and tradition. With a home base in Manhattan, he currently tours with The Jesse Lynch Trio.
A 2004 alumnus of Oberlin Conservatory, Jesse studied both jazz and classical modalities and has an extensive professional history as a vocal and instrumental accompanist. He has toured the US with multiple artists, notably with Daniel Rodriguez and also the American Tenors, and has toured internationally in New Zealand. Projects include collaboration with grammy award winner, Charlie Neville, TriBeca music/theater/dance project called "Water in the Desert", music directing and piano for the upcoming radio show "Club 86", playing in Hollywood for an Oscars Party, and playing in the 2010 New Zealand winterfestival in Queenstown. From 2005 to 2010 Jesse made regular appearances at the beautiful and historic Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite national park. There he played solo, and with his trio. Jesse also toured Europe and America playing funk music with artist Sonnyboy. When in NYC Jesse currently plays with the large event band, Luxe.
In 2009 his original trio album, Intuition, was released. The most recent 2013 release, Jesse Lynch Jazz 101, will be available soon for digital download. Jesse collaborated with writer/poet Gil Helmick and several improvising musicians in 2008 on the album, Crimes Against Inhumanity, available on Old Port Records.