Bassist, Music Educator

JW has joined legendary southern blues/soul/roots band The NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS. The band has received 3 Grammy nominations and 1 Blues Music Award.





Recent projects: backed Rodney Crowell, North Mississippi Allstars and Brandy Clark at the Shubert Theater, Boston 

Recordings with:

  • Sissy Castrgiovani - Modern Global jazz feat. Sicilian influenced jazz. Legendary engineer Rob Griffin (Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea), Jamey Haddad (Paul Simon), Caudio Regazzi (Gtammy winning composer)
  • Jorge Perez Albella - original Afro Peruvian jazz record. Exciting, heartfelt and challenging music
  • Tracks for Allison Leah. produced and engineered by legends PK Pandy and Jon Altschiller (John Mayer, Phish, Simon & Garfunkel, Grateful Dead, Tedeschi Trucks

Jesse Williams is one of the most respected and sought after bassists on the east coast. With 30 years experience playing internationally at some of the world's leading venues and festivals, and 25 years teaching electric and upright bass and guitar, Jesse is known among music enthusiasts as a musician who brings precision and passion to the stage and studio. Jesse is considered a "musical chameleon" who is at home in styles ranging from blues, rock and soul, to funk, country and jazz. From trad to modern... 


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