jesse stacken
   pianist • composer
 

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Selected Discography

Kirk Knuffke / Jesse Stacken - Satie (2016)

Steeplechase Records SCCD 31822

Kirk Knuffke - cornet
Jesse Stacken - piano


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Jesse Stacken - Helleborus (2014)

Fresh Sound New Talent Records (FSNT 454)

Jesse Stacken - piano, compositions
Tony Malaby - tenor and soprano saxophone
Sean Conly - bass
Tom Rainey - drums

All compositions by Jesse Stacken


"Somehow magical in it's own way." -Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery, NYC



$15 CD + $3 shipping/handling






Kirk Knuffke & Jesse Stacken - Five (2014)

Steeplechase records (SCCD 31779)

Kirk Knuffke - cornet, Jesse Stacken - piano


Music by Carla Bley and Bill Evans

"Superb players and wonderfuly clever improvisers." -Dave Gelly, The Guardian

"A musical conversation that hovers between form and abstraction, accessible but adventurous, profound but likeable." -Cormac Larkin, Irish Times


$15 CD + $3 shipping/handling


 



Jesse Stacken - Bagatelles for Trio (2012)

Fresh Sound New Talent Records (FSNT 398)

Jesse Stacken - piano, Eivind Opsvik - bass, Jeff Davis - drums


"The trio brings an oblique but real heat and emotion to the performances, and as a whole the album coheres brilliantly."  -Peter Margasak, Downbeat Read the full review!




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Purchase Bagatelles for Trio sheet music at Really Good Music.

 




Jesse Stacken / Kirk Knuffke - with Kenny Wollesen
Like A Tree (2012)

Steeplechase records (SCCD31739)

Kirk Knuffke - cornet, Jesse Stacken - piano, Kenny Wollesen - drums

"The duo is more than simply curating.  It's performances are pitch-perfect displaying an intuitive understanding that brings something deeply personal to the project."- Peter Margasak, Downbeat
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Jesse Stacken - Magnolia (2010)

Fresh Sound New Talent Records (FSNT 359)

Jesse Stacken - piano, Eivind Opsvik - bass, Jeff Davis - drums

"There is something magical and/or dreamlike about this music, an elegant vibe that I find touching.  This is one of the most charming piano trio discs I've heard in a long while."
- Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery.




-SOLD OUT-

Available on iTunes, Amazon, eMusic, etc.

 




Jesse Stacken / Kirk Knuffke - Orange Was the Color (2011)

Steeplechase records (SCCD 31717)

Kirk Knuffke - cornet, Jesse Stacken - piano

Music by Charles Mingus

$16 cd (plus $3 s+h)

"Longtime fans of Charles Mingus who know his recordings well will appreciate the duo's thoughtful, inventive interpretations of the bassist's compositions." -Ken Dryden, All Music.com

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Jesse Stacken / Kirk Knuffke - "Mockingbird" (2009)
 
Steeplechase Records (SCCD 31677)

Jesse Stacken - piano, Kirk Knuffke - trumpet


"The sound is just right.  An excellent duo disc on all  accounts.”
- Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery.


$16 CD + $3 shipping/handling


Jesse Stacken - That That (2007)

Fresh Sound New Talent Records (FSNT 308)

Jesse stacken - piano, Eivind Opsvik - bass, Jeff Davis - drums

"What amazes me is how tight this trio is and how they change direction, tempo and dynamics in mid-flow.  Without a doubt, one of the best piano dates we've heard so far this year. "
-Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery.

$15 CD + $3 shipping/handling


Sideman appearances:

Carlo Costa's Acoustica         Strata                                 Neither/Nor Records 2015 (n/n 004)                             
Chris Welcome                       Psychic Shapes              Self-Released 2015
Mark Mollica                             Lift                                      Fret Art Records 2014 (FRETART 0923)
Liam Sillery                              Priorite                               OA2 Records  2011 (OA2 22082)
Peter Van Huffel                      Like the Rusted Key        Fresh Sound New Talent Records 2010  (FSNT 361)
Liam Sillery                              Phenomenology              OA2 Records 2010 (OA2 22061)
Liam Sillery                              Outskirts                            OA2 Records 2009 (OA2 22050)
Steve Northeast                      Inside                                Tidal Records 2008
Peter Van Huffel Quintet         Silvester Battlefield         Fresh Sound New Talent Records 2007  (FSNT 290)
No Truck                                   No Truck                            self-released 2006
Erica Von Kleist                       Project E                            self-released 2005
Peter Van Huffel                      On Common Ground       self-released 2005
Sherisse Rogers                     Sleight of Hand                self-released 2005
Liam Sillery                              Minor Changes                OA2 Records 2005  (OA2 22020)
Christian Pincock Quintet        Reflections of the City     self-released 2004