Jesse Olema


Jesse Olema is one of LA’s top emerging fiddlers. His soulful style lends itself to musical and melodic lines that interweave with vocalists. When Jesse begins to improvise, he brings an intensity that combats any standard solo. He has been called the “Jimi Hendrix of the violin.” He’s had extensive touring experience with many different acts across the country, and is now a session recording artist, TV and film recording artist, singer/songwriter, and original composer in Los Angeles. Jesse Olema has opened for artists such as Kenny Rogers, Jo Dee Messina, Sean Hayes, Don McLean, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Peter Brandon, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars & WAR.