Jesse Dee: From The South By Way Of Boston, A Vintage R&B Sound

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Set List

  • "On My Mind, In My Heart"
  • "The Only Remedy"

Jesse Dee grew up in Boston — far from the South, where the music he loves has its roots — and could never quite shake the '50s and '60s R&B he'd heard on the radio as a kid. He started writing his own material in high school because he wanted his music to be contemporary.

Dee's first album, Bittersweet Batch, came out in 2008; his latest is On My Mind/In My Heart. His love of singing shines through, in both our conversation and this live session.

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