The Info List - Jessy Greene

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Jessy Greene
Jessy Greene
is a violinist, cellist and vocalist from St. Paul, Minnesota. She was a former member of Geraldine Fibbers and The Jayhawks.


1 Career 2 Discography

2.1 Albums 2.2 Guest appearances

3 References 4 External links

Career[edit] A native from western Massachusetts, Jessy started playing the violin at the age of four at the suggestion of her classical music-loving parents. During high school, she took a break from the instrument, before deciding to play violin in more contemporary styles.[1] Afterwards she got a degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in ethnomusicology, and joined the Peter Himmelman
Peter Himmelman
"Skin" tour, playing violin and singing backup. Upon returning to Los Angeles, Jessy joined the Geraldine Fibbers, with whom she recorded two albums. In 1997 she moved to Minneapolis, joining The Jayhawks.[2] Jessy has played with a number of artists including Wilco, Tom Freund, Atmosphere, Joseph Arthur, Soul Asylum
Soul Asylum
and Dessa
of Doomtree. She has toured with several artists, including Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters
for 18 months in 2007 and 2008. She has also appeared with Pink as part of a 10-piece string section on American Music Awards
American Music Awards
in 2008, and as the only string player on Pink's Funhouse Tour
Funhouse Tour
in 2009. She played at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival as part of Exene's band the California Mothership in 2010. She is featured on Foo Fighters' "I Should Have Known" on the album Wasting Light, which also features Krist Novoselic
Krist Novoselic
of Nirvana on bass.[3] She has also recorded with Ben Harper, Joseph Arthur
Joseph Arthur
and Dhani Harrison in their band Fistful of Mercy. Her song "Time Bomb" was featured at the end of the Burn Notice
Burn Notice
season 2 finale called "Lesser Evil".[4][5] Discography[edit] Albums[edit]

Blue Sky (2002)[6] A Demon & Her Lovers (2006)[7]

Guest appearances[edit]

- "The Lonely 1" from "Being There ( Wilco
album)" (1996) Wilco
- "Jesus, Etc." from Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
(2002) Dosh - "Song for Zelbert Moore" from Dosh (2002) Dessa
- "Mineshaft" from False Hopes (2005) Atmosphere - "Little Man" from You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having (2005) Dessa
- "Mineshaft II" from A Badly Broken Code (2010) Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters
- Wasting Light
Wasting Light
(2011) Sound City - Real to Reel (2013) Joseph Arthur
Joseph Arthur
- The Ballad of Boogie Christ
The Ballad of Boogie Christ
(2013) Ghost - "If You Have Ghosts" from If You Have Ghost
If You Have Ghost


^ [1] ^ [2] ^ [3] ^ " Jessy Greene
Jessy Greene
Official website, news section, "Time Bomb" Splashes Burn Notice
Burn Notice
Viewers". 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2009-03-10.  ^ Burn Notice, Season 2 Episode 16 ^ " Jessy Greene
Jessy Greene
confronts the past on solo `Blue Sky'.(VARIETY / FREETIME)(LOCAL MUSIC)". Star Tribune. Minneapolis, MN: HighBeam Research. Retrieved 2009-03-10.  ^ "CD Baby: JESSY GREENE: A Demon and Her Lovers". Retrieved 2009-03-10. 

External links[edit]

Official website Jessy Greene
Jessy Greene
on MySpace Jessy Greene
Jessy Greene
on Discogs

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