A Toronto native, Jesse Whiteley is a multi-talented pianist/keyboardist, singer, composer, arranger and bandleader. He is the third generation of the renowned Whiteley family. He began working professionally with the Toronto All-Star Big Band at the age of 17, and has conducted the Band since the summer of 2018. After graduating with honours from the Contemporary Music program at Humber College, Jesse completed a Masters degree at York University in Music Composition. He performs in the Toronto area, and anywhere else the music takes him.