Related Information for Jesse Powell Jesse Powell, born in 1971, in Gary, Indiana is an African-American soul singer, known for his strong, gospel-drenched tenor, as well as his soaring falsetto. Discovered by Louil Silas Jr., he is best known for his hit "You."Jesse Powell (Fort Worth, Texas, February 27, 1924 - October 19, 1982) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues saxophonist.Powell studied music at Hampton University, where he became inspired by Count Basie’s Lester Young and Herschel Evans, and p.. read more