Jesse Levy is a primarily New York-based cellist who performed on multiple Sesame Street albums in the 1970s.

Levy has backed up George Benson, Peggy Lee, Bette Midler, Barbara Cook, Carly Simon, Lou Rawls, Paul Simon, Lena Horne, and Gloria Estefan. He performed on film soundtracks for Fame, The Wiz, Pocahontas, and Everyone Says I Love You. Levy made an on-camera apperance in Small Time Crooks as a church cellist.