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Well, I'm up late on a night off, tinkering with the website, new photos and video. It has been a whirlwind week or so, and I am so happy to be sitting here in a big fuzzy robe, messing with…Read more

Musings on a night off

Well, I'm almost at the end of one of my most musically eclectic months in some time. Five gigs more before it's over. I am still buzzing from the pleasure of being Dawnie Love's backup singer this past Thursday. I…Read more

A new review, just in

Hi folks, I just got word of some new press for The Water is Wide, this time from jazz journalist and author Kevin Lynch. Here's what he wrote:
"Kelsey Jillette cuts to the heart of a song with a canny…

Photos from Tutuma Social Club this week

A wonderful 2-night stint at the new Afro-Peruvian club in midtown Manhattan. I played with Freddie "Huevito" Lobaton, Yuri Juarez and Ramon de Bruyn.


Shows this week...

Hi, it's getting late here on a Wednesday night. I thought I'd post about some upcoming shows and invite readers to come out for a show and a hang. Here's the latest...

The organ quintet is back at the 55


NYC Jazz Jam Session Calendar

Hi, I was looking for local jazz jam sessions and couldn't find them all in one place online, so I ended up creating a calendar of session and open mics. I thought other people might find it useful, so I…Read more