Jesse Rae is a Scottish singer and composer.
In the 1970s Rae moved to the USA securing work as a runner in the New York stock exchange to fund his stay. Through work in Cleveland and Los Angeles studios, he became acquainted with several leading soul and funk artists, including Roger Troutman, Bernie Worrell, Nairobi Sailcat and Michael Hampton from the Parliament (band) / Funkadelic enclave.
In 1981 he worked with Worrell as part of the P-Funk offshoot band ‘Space Cadets’ whose sole album was released in the US in that year.
Jesse Rae is The Scottish Borders and Scotland, Funk Ambassador for The Funk Music Hall Of Fame and Exhibition Centre in Dayton Ohio USA.