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!


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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Upcoming Gigs: November 2014

Fall has come and it’s looking busy! Upcoming gigs below, come join me!
November 7th-8th, 12th-16th: Rent at LIU Post Campus.
November 18th: with Kristin Dausch at the Producer’s Club, details tba.
November 21st: with Tara Pelletier and Jeff Kurosaki, details tba.

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Video from Parallel Sonic’s July 18th Gig!

Fantastic improvisation with my group Parallel Sonic! Check out the video here:

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Upcoming Gigs: June / July 2014!

Upcoming Gigs:

June 21st: with Tom Tom Magazine for Make Music New York

June 25th: with Parallel Sonic (jazz / electronics / improvisation) at Barbès

July 17th-July 20th: with the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF)

July 18th: with Parallel Sonic at Sidewalk Cafe. Details TBA!

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