“Camaraderie,” the highly anticipated new release from WJ3 Records artist Jacques Lesure, hits stores this May 2015. The album release tour stops in Old Town Camarillo for an evening at the art gallery and music studio, Session at the Loft. Jacques will be performing from his highly anticipated album along with guest vocalist Ebony Ann Blaze.
Background on Jacques Lesure
Seasoned guitarist Jacques Lesure plays, teaches, and presents all over the United States and abroad. He strives to create and nurture a love and appreciation for the tradition of Jazz music, as an original, American art form, birthed in the African-American culture, emphasizing how the sound is the root and foundation of music today.
Currently a resident of Los Angeles, California, Jacques Lesure is originally from Detroit, Michigan. He has performed with many great artists in music such as Kenny Burrell, Oscar Brown Jr., Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Freddy Cole, Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Jack McDuff, Les McCann, Carmen Lundy ,Oliver Lake, and many others. He is the Musical Director for the Living Legends Foundation and president of the African-American Jazz Caucus. Jacques is a national adjudicator, judging student competitions across the nation and he is an Artist Teacher for the Thelonious Monk Institute, Music LA, and The Dolo Coker Jazz Foundation.