So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
— Aaron Copland

Sean Jefferson was born in Buffalo, NY before moving to Rochester, NY where he grew up and was introduced to the world of music.



Sean has worked extensively throughout the US, Canada, and Europe as a touring/recording musician with highly respected artists in the music industry including: Wycliffe Gordon (Jazz at Lincoln Center), Tia Brazda (Canada), Elio Villafranca (Latin GRAMMY Award winner), Brownman Ali (USA & Canada; JUNO Nominee), George Caldwell (GRAMMY Award winner), Jeff Tyzik (GRAMMY Award winning producer), Dr. Lonnie Smith, J.D. Allen, Houston Person, Jeremy Pelt, Marcus Strickland, Walt Weiskopf (Steely Dan), Seamus Blake, Bobby Militello (Dave Bruebeck), Jared Sims, Brian Thomas (Maceo Parker), Daniel Bennett, and many more




As an educator and clinician for nearly two decades, Sean has taught music at every level from beginner to collegiate studies.