Jesse Snyder aka Jesse Now Jerome is a 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano (Hawaiian Grammy Award) recipient for Jazz album of the Year with the Hawaiian swing group, Kahulanui.

As the primary horn section arranger, he showcased his baritone and tenor saxophone and clarinet  skills, along with a solo singing performance and nose flute highlights on Mele Ho’oilina, Kahulanui’s award-winning album.

He also plays the flute, alto saxophone, drums/percussion and has a smooth baritone singing voice.

Jesse Now Jerome regular gigs on the Big Island of Hawaii are:

Mondays – Kings’ Land Clubhouse Waikoloa 4:30pm to 6:30pm with Warren Kaneao and guest artists.

Wednesdays – Manta & Pavilion Wine Bar at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel with Gary Washburn and guest artists, 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

Fridays – Red Water Cafe, Waimea 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Red Water Trio or duo.

Saturdays – Manta & Pavilion Wine Bar at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel  6:00pm to 9:00pm with Gary Washburn and guest artists sitting in.

Coming up…

July 7, 2018 – Jesse will be performing with Loren Wilkin for the HPR recording event for the Science Guy, Ira Flatow at the Kahilu Theatre at 7:30pm. For more info go to

July 8, 2018 – Gertrude’s Jazz Bar 6pm to 8pm with Kahulanui showcasing their Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning Jazz Album of the Year,  Mele Ho’oilina ( Go to for tickets and more info.

July – October 2018 – Kahulanui mainland tour. Details at