Graham Jesse divides his time between performing and writing music. He is an accomplished saxophonist and flutist and for 18 years Graham played in the Channel 9 Midday Show studio orchestra. Also as one of the staff arrangers for Channel 9 during this period, he wrote numerous arrangements and orchestrations for a wide range of performers.
The Sydney Musician’s Union voted Graham most outstanding studio woodwind instrumentalist as part of the Bicentennial Music Week Awards, and his composition “Shoalhaven Sunrise” (recorded by the award-winning Sydney All Star Big Band) received an APRA nomination for Most Performed Australian Jazz Work in 2006.
Graham has a distinguished recording career, having recorded with many artists including Kerrie Biddell, Tommy Emmanuel, Tom Burlinson, Silverchair, Anthony Warlow, as well as releasing several albums as band leader.