Jesse Lauter is a music producer, recording engineer & mixer, music/concert film director, music supervisor for film, concert producer, music writer, deejay, and guitar player. His record-production credits include artists such as Stephen Stills & Judy Collins, Ben Harper, Langhorne Slim, Elvis Perkins, The Low Anthem, Ingrid Michaelson, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Pussy Riot, Lola Kirke (Mozart In The Jungle), Jessi Colter, Ian Axel (A Great Big World), among others.
Jesse was the Executive Producer of "Bob Dylan In The 80s: Volume One," a tribute album to Bob Dylan’s overlooked 1980s catalog, featuring Slash, Built To Spill, Gene Ween, Glen Hansard, Reggie Watts, Lucius, members of My Morning Jacket, among others.
Jesse directed and produced the Tedeschi Trucks Band's 2017 concert film and documentary, "Live From The Fox Oakland," featuring Grammy-winning husband-and-wife duo Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi. He is currently directing a second film for the Tedeschi Trucks Band about their reunion of Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs & Englishmen, featuring the late Leon Russell, Rita Coolidge, Chris Robinson (The Black Crowes), Claudia Lennear, Dave Mason, and Warren Haynes.
Jesse was the producer of "Sincerely, L. Cohen: A Live Celebration of Leonard Cohen," a tribute concert that took place in Brooklyn after the passing of Leonard Cohen. The lineup featured Richard Thompson, Josh Ritter, Amy Helm, Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), Will Sheff (Okkervil River), Delicate Steve, among others. A live album of the concert was released shortly thereafter.
Aside from his production work, you can catch Jesse "spinning" his favorite brands of funk, country-rock, soul, reggae, and classic rock, at festivals like Bonnaroo & Outside Lands and venues like the Brooklyn Bowl. Jesse works out of several recording studios across the US and primarily mixes in his apartment in Upper Manhattan.