Jesse Fischer with Special Guest Brenda Nicole Moorer

Jesse Fischer with Special Guest Brenda Nicole Moorer

Saturday, February 24

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

$15.00 - $20.00

Jesse Fischer & Soul Cycle
Jesse Fischer & Soul Cycle
Jesse Fischer
Jesse Fischer is a Brooklyn-based pianist, composer, and producer. With several albums out under his own name, he is known for his warm, soulful touch and playful bursts of imagination. His unique compositional voice blends jazz, funk, and hip-hop with traditional sounds of the African diaspora and his own Jewish heritage, with a focus on melody, groove, storytelling and emotion. His latest album, Day Dreamer (Ropeadope Records), received a 4-star review from All About Jazz, and was called “the culmination of [Jesse’s] unwavering pursuit of capturing the magical groove in a soul/funk jazz atmosphere.”

As a pianist, Jesse has released seven albums (four independently and three with various labels) and performs at jazz clubs and festivals around the world, often collaborating with percussionist Mino Cinélu, vocalists Sarah Elizabeth Charles and Nadia Washington, and horn players Takuya Kuroda, Irwin Hall, and Godwin Louis. Along with saxophonist/producer Sly5thAve, Jesse is also one-half of the Vein Melter project — a hybrid electronic and orchestral reimagining of Herbie Hancock’s Head Hunters period, with an EP out on Tru Thoughts.

Jesse also has released a series of underground remixes of artists like Gregory Porter, Emily King, Hiatus Kaiyote, and A Tribe Called Quest that have been played on dancefloors and radio stations around the globe — including by tastemakers like Gilles Peterson (BBC), Anthony Valadez (KCRW), DJ Spinna, and Rich Medina.

As a producer, he has worked with Morgan James, Elise Testone, Rachel Eckroth, Jessie Davis, Brenda Nicole Moorer, and many other artists in the indie pop, singer-songwriter, and jazz worlds. As a sideman, he has performed internationally and/or recorded with a wide variety of artists including Freddie Jackson, Anthony Hamilton, Lunchmoney Lewis, Ajoyo, Deva Mahal, Laura Izibor, Stella Santana, and many others.

Brenda Nicole Moorer
Winner of the 2017 Creative Loafing Best Soul & Jazz vocalist award, Brenda Nicole Moorer is making a name for herself one city at a time. The Atlanta-bred songstress has already graced stages alongside some jazz heavy hitters like Christian McBride, Brandon Williams, Julie Dexter, and Roy Ayers. Headlining the next generation stage at the 2017 Atlanta Jazz Festival opened up doors for Brenda to access larger stages, performing at notable venues like the Blue Note in New York, Rockwood Music Hall, and City Winery. Brenda’s music has garnered attention from tastemaker Gilles Peterson, DJ Jamal Ahmad, Ebony Magazine, AfroElle, Soulbounce, Singersroom, Afropunk, and Soultracks. Her latest album, Brand New Heart, landed her a licensing deal with Japan’s P-Vine Records. Brenda is also the recipient of Atlanta's National Black Arts Festival NEXT UP award for music, where she was recognized for her music alongside artist Fahamu Pecou.

Moorer’s brand of music is both refreshing and vintage, like a quiet gardenscape of secret passages, situated somewhere between sunrise and heartbreak. Soul Bounce describes Moorer’s voice as “a sweet sound like a blend between Minnie Riperton and Corinne Bailey Rae.” Brenda fuses jazz, soul, and folk elements into her songwriting, crafting songs with a quiet ache and intriguing pull. Moorer works closely with Brooklyn based keyboardist/producer Jesse Fischer. Together, they released the EP, “For Lovers & Believers,” presenting music with a positive message, simple melodies atop laid back rhythms, heavy Rhodes, and underlying synths. Brenda’s latest album, Brand New Heart was co-written by keyboardist Kenny Banks Jr and Jesse Fischer embarking on a full length album which features Chris Turner from Snarky Puppy’s Family Dinner. Her latest work landed her on Good Day Atlanta twice, and often singing for Atlanta’s Office of Arts & Cultural affairs events. Currently, Brenda is touring with her four piece band and performs regularly in Atlanta and New York.

Brenda is a graduate of SCAD Masters degree program. As an arts advocate, she also contributes to the arts community to advance the arts in metro Atlanta and is an alumni of the Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta (ALMA) 2016. She has worked with nonprofits such as New York Philharmonic, Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre, and Center for Puppetry Arts in continuing the arts in our communities.
Venue Information:
Ginny's Supper Club
310 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY, 10027