Synopses & Reviews
Here's a story that's going to make you laugh, make you cry, and most of all make you think. Celebrity is a rough game. But Jesse Cutler is a survivor. Read how Jesse reinvents himself over and over. With Jesse, you brush elbows with legendary celebrities. You're up close to the action as he signs major recording contracts, performs on Broadway, records in the best studios in New York and Los Angeles. From having Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones watch in amazement as Jesse's band, the Young Executives, covered the hit song ""Satisfaction,"" to helping arrange and then perform in Stephen Schwartz's hit Broadway show Godspell with the #1 single ""Day by Day,"" to being the premier artist for Faberge's Brut Records label that included Michael Franks and comedian Robert Klein, to recording an album with Academy Award winner Joe Renzetti (The Buddy Holly Story), Jesse had it all. But temptations, seduction and leveraged buyouts of major entertainment conglomerates left him out in the cold.
For those who dream about becoming famous, for those who are fascinated about life behind the invisible curtain of stardom, StarLust is a heartbreaking and exhilarating tale about the price of fame. ""Jesse's one of the most well rounded entertainers I know. He's got all the bases covered."" -- David Mikeal ""Recording artist, engineer, producer""
About the Author
Jesse Cutler has had an illustrious and colorful career. He's been a musician, composer, actor, producer, entrepreneur, and even a Playgirl centerfold. Starting in New York City in the 1960s and then in Los Angeles from the early '70s through the late '90s, Jesse performed with his bands and in the original cast of Godspell on Broadway, made records that saw Billboard's Top 100, formed his own companies, and appeared on TV and radio and in national print. Now, Jesse is looking to the future, poised for the next step in his multifaceted career. With StarLust: The Price of Fame, he says, ""I wanted to share my experiences and prepare those who are on the edge of fame. There are so many traps to avoid. But there is also a great sense of accomplishment and reward once you do grab that brass ring and enter the spotlight."" Jesse Cutler lives in Winter Park, Florida.From the Late Show with David Letterman