Jesse Luke is an award-winning pianist, with over thirty years of professional experience. He has performed for audiences of all ages, in a wide variety of venues, for multiple Heads of State from around the world including two US presidents while serving with the U.S. Army Band.
Jesse Luke Specializes in:
General Band Player
Jesse comes with a library of over 3,500 songs to choose from, of all styles and genres, and requests are encouraged.
Contact Jesse Luke today by phone or email to determine what kind of event will best fit your needs.
(all music stylings with various ensembles) • USAESOM, Little Creek A.B., VA • Ft. Sheridan, Chicago, IL • Youngsan Garrison, Seoul, South Korea • Ft. Lee, Richmond, VA Piano, Trumpet, Concert & Marching Percussion, Principle Timpanist, Mallets
1984-85 Laughters Comedy Club Highland Park, IL Host / MC / Comedian
1985-86 All That Jazz (live jazz venue) I Tae Won, Seoul, South Korea Piano Player: House Band (jazz) Band Leader, Pianist: Jesse Luke & Friends
1987-90 The Appomattox Run Tavern Petersburg, VA Piano Player: Cocktail Band Leader, Pianist: The Jesse Luke Trio Entertainment Director
1988-93 “Wolfgang” (4 piece: rock, blues, reggae) Petersburg, VA / New England RegionPiano, Keyboards, Percussion, Vocals, Stage Designer, Co-manager, Writer
1993-95 Yankee Peddler Inn Holyoke, MA Piano Player: Dinner Music
1993-95 "The Brothers Band” (5 piece House Band, all musical styles) Geraldine’s Night Club W. Springfield, MA Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
1995 ... “The Jesse Luke Show” (my live, one-person, variety show with Music, Magic, Humor) Greater New England Region Entertainer: Pianist, Magician, Comedian, Actor, Producer, Show Designer, Writer
1995 ... Various Solo Vocalists
Accompanist, Music Director
1995-98 “Lobsterz from Marz” (New England’s Premier Grateful Dead cover band) North East USA Region Piano, Keyboards, Percussion, Vocals, Booking Representative, Co-manager
1998-03 The Morgan House Inn Lee, MA Piano Player: Cocktail Assistant Manager (Weekends)
2003 ... start: Professional Magician (upon completing 5 year Apprenticeship with Bill Turbin “the Great Turbino”, NY, NY)Restaurant / Bar, Table Side, Close Up Stage: Family Events, Kids Shows
2008-14 Kripalu Center Lenox, MA A/V Supervisor, Live Music Support
2011-15 Rumpy’s Tavern Lenox, MA Magician / Bartender / Host Piano: Accompanist for various vocalists