New Video: Full Iridium Set with Nikki Pope: May 20th, 2015

Check out the full hour long set from my fantastic gig at the Iridum with Nikki Pope this past May! Video below and on my video page as well!

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New Video: On Drums with Nikki Pope-Live at the Iridium, May 20th 2015!

Check out the video link here, I’m on the drums with vocalist Nikki Pope and her incredible band at the Iridium from our gig on May 20th! Take a look and enjoy!

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Upcoming Gigs: May and June 2015!

May 20th: I’ll be on the drums at the Iridium with vocalist Nikki Pope and an incredible band! Tickets / info: Nikki Pope at the Iridium 

June 6th and 7th: I’ll be on the drums with Jason Grimste and his hip hop funk jazz collective for Bushwick Open Studios. Details TBA!

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Upcoming Gigs: April 2015

I’ll be on the drums April 10th, 11th and 17th with Andre M. Zachery, Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste and Charles Vincent Burwell at Harlem Stages, located at
The Gatehouse – 150 Convent Avenue (135th Street). 7:30 pm performances each night, think Basquiats’ band Gray, think Passing Strange, think James Baldwin, think liquid choreography. Tickets and more information: click the link below.

Harlem Stages Performance Information

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New Music: Recordings with Velocity Group

I’ve currently been working with the trio Velocity Group, comprised of steel pan, bass and drums. Check out our new recordings here: Velocity Group and stay tuned for upcoming gig details!

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Upcoming Gigs / News!

Upcoming Gigs:

March 27th with Kristin Dausch for her fantastic show entitled “Ladies First!” at The Bell House in Brooklyn, Details TBA!

April 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th with Renegade Performance Group at Harlem Stages, Details TBA!

News:

I’ve been rehearsing with a fantastic group consisting of steel pan, guitar, bass and myself on drums. We’re putting together hard bop / fusion and latin tunes for an upcoming recording and getting ready to gig. Stay tuned here for more details!

Instagram: come follow me @jessie.m.nelson

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Upcoming Gigs: January 2015

Upcoming gigs: on percussion with Latin Jazz Boogaloo hybrid SPANGLISH FLY at Barbès January 19th and performing live improvisation with choreographer Andre M. Zachery on January 22nd and 31st. Details TBA.

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