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Jesse Marshall

Jesse Marshall is a guitarist, composer, and arranger currently living in Toronto. Originally from Nanaimo, BC, he completed high school in an accelerated online program and began post-secondary music studies at the age of fifteen.


Since then he has been fortunate to receive many awards and scholarships, including the Fraser MacPherson Jazz Scholarship, and the Nanaimo Arts Council Achievement Award. He has shared the stage with musicians such as Lee Ellefson, Ben Henriques, Ken Lister, and Hans Verhoeven.

Currently, Jesse is pursuing graduate studies in music at the University of Toronto.


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