Jesse Sullivan and is a jazz guitarist based out of Seattle, Washington. His specialty is in accompanying vocalists as well as playing straight ahead and swing era jazz music. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.
He has performed in throughout the United States, as well as overseas in France and Switzerland. His commanding use of harmony influenced by the great jazz pianists through history and rhythm and phrasing from jazz singers sets Jesse Sullivan far apart from other jazz guitarists.
In 2016, Jesse Sullivan finished in 5th place in the Lee Ritenour Six String Theory Guitar Competition, and in 2017, he became the first guitarist to have served as the accompanist for the winner of the Seattle-Kobe Female Vocal Jazz Competition. Jesse Sullivan looks to push the envelope and break norms with the guitar's role in jazz and remains to be a force to be reckoned with.