The DeSesa Jazz Quartet consists of a classic jazz configuration of trumpet, keyboards, bass and drums and create a range of sounds from elegant background music to lively upbeat sounds that are perfect for many events.  Formed in 2006 and based in Manchester, CT, the band consists of musicians who perform throughout New England and the Northeast at numerous venues and festivals including the Hartford Jazz Festival.  The group also works with vocalists and can add additional instrumentation.  The band members have studied privately and at prestigious institutions including Hartt School of Music, Berklee School of Music, Hartford Conservatory, University of Connecticut, and Westminster College.