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Pasadena Pavilion


For the past year+ I have had the pleasure of working with the team at the Pasadena Pavilion in Memorial Park – Pasadena, CA. As host I have gotten to meet so many great people on the lawn in the community. In addition, the musical talent that I’ve had the opportunity to share the stage with […]

A Word


can I have a word with you? it is never that though. a paragraph, a paraphrase a sentence, thought, or statement made a parable or pair of words but never the singular, most profound uninterrupted combination of letters may I have a word with you? as if there was one that, withheld, would warrant such […]

Orange Country


I moved to Orange County, CA in 2013. Yet most my life was still in Los Angeles. It wasn’t until a year+ ago that I completely enveloped myself in the territory. It was then that I realized there were 2 things I would not go a day without hearing about: Country Music & Jesus. Let’s […]



  Jesse has been hosting live Art/Fashion/Music events for the RAWartists organization since 2011. Every month in over 60+ cities worldwide RAW showcases visual artists, photographers, filmmakers, performing artists, musicians, and fashion, hair & makeup artists. Jesse started off as a resident host at their Riverside location and successfully earned new residencies at RAW: Hollywood, […]

RAWdio Podcast


The weekly RAWdio podcast is a service of the RAWartists organization featuring a different artist from their network each week. Jesse takes an in depth look into the ARTS in 100+ episodes to date spotlighting Visual Artists, Fashion Designers, Musicians, Filmmakers, Hair Designers, Makeup Artists, Photographers, and Performing Artists such as: Belmont Lights (Musicians: Featured on NBC’s “Today” Show), […]