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drums & percussion,
with a sprinkle of iOS apps

Jessie Linden is an NYC-based drummer, percussionist, and occasional composer originally from Cleveland, OH.

After growing up in community theater and receiving an education at Ithaca College, Jessie began her career as a Broadway musician. She has subbed into nearly a dozen shows, including favorites such as Back To The Future, The Notebook, Some Like It Hot, Come From Away, Beetlejuice, and Aladdin.

Jessie has also performed in a wide variety of Off-Broadway productions, concerts and workshops. Most notably, she played and orchestrated the drums for Andrew R. Butler’s Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future at Ars Nova. The original cast recording is available here. Some other favorites include Manhattan Concert Productions’ The Secret Garden and The Team’s Anything That Gives Off Light, with music by The Bengsons.

She also writes and performs original music with UK-based composer Matthew Harvey and can be heard on his debut record Whatever Happens Next.

Jessie currently resides in Astoria, NY with her husband, music director Andy Collopy, and her dog/kangaroo/deer/alien Rosie.

Photo credit: Nate Lueck





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