Jesse Grossi is an American solo artist who plays all the instruments. His main influences are artists such as Sublime, Rancid, 311, Johnny Thunders, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Green Day. “Tired of me” is his latest musical success, a ska-punk song, reggae rock, indie, reminiscent of rock ’90s with a modern and deep sound. The track is inspired by daily life and personal events. When Jess writes his songs and composes his music, he always tries to have fun and put everything in what he does! Enjoy listening!
YMX: Hey JESSE GROSSI, how is it going? some of our readers might not be familiar with your project, how would describe yourself, in a few words?
JESSE GROSSI: I have a fiery passion for music! As long as I’m having fun then game on!!!
YMX: Your current work is the result of a long journey; What first drew you to making music?
JESSE GROSSI: My Pops is an amazing musician who heavily inspired me. Also I’ve always been a music fanatic and love how it makes me feel!
YMX: What would be your dream collaboration?
JESSE GROSSI: I would love to jam out with the guys from Sublime, especially Bradley! Johnny Cash, Peter Tosh and Stewart Copeland might also be a fun project.
YMX: You recently released “Tired of me“. Can you tell us how that project came about?
JESSE GROSSI: My latest release Tired of Me basically comes about by the way I was feeling at the time.
YMX: What inspires your songwriting work?
JESSE GROSSI: I write about true emotions I’ve felt and dealt with, as well as my life experiences. I believe if you want to connect with people through art honesty is the best way to achieve it.
YMX: We are all missing live music at the moment. Once on the other side, which music venue would you choose for your first gig?
JESSE GROSSI: I would love to play at the Whiskey a Go Go!
YMX: What’s your band strategy in terms of music promotion? Direct-2-fans or via the “big dogs”?
JESSE GROSSI: I believe a good strategy is to have a clear vision and direction of what you are trying to achieve. Be consistent, have an open mind, and enjoy the process.
YMX: Finally, what are your plans for the future?
JESSE GROSSI: I just completed my 2nd official solo album, my 1st single “Runaway” will be dropping MARCH 11th available on all streaming platforms!