Jesse Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer and producer who is widely considered one of the most influential figures in "nuevo flamenco" music. His music incorporates elements of flamenco, rumba, jazz and many forms of world music. He has won a Juno Award and is a three-time winner of the Candian Smooth Jazz Award for Guitarist of the Year. Additionally, Cookwas the silver winner of Acoustic Guitar Magazine's Player's Choice Award in the Flamenco Category. He has sold over 1.5 million records.