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Gene Ess

- US New York, NY Jazz / Modern Jazz / Jazz Guitar


Sounds Like: Pat Martino, John Coltrane, Rashied Ali, Keith Jarrett, John McLaughlin

Label: SIMP Records

Bio: Award winning guitarist, Gene Ess, draws upon a diverse background to form his unique style. Studying classical piano, Ess’s early years were filled with sounds of Beethoven and Chopin. Originally from Tokyo, Japan and growing up on a US Air Force Base on Okinawa, Ess was simultaneously receivi... See Full Bio

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Gene Ess has a show on 06/26/2014 at 09:00 PM @ SOMETHIN' Jazz Club in New York, NY http://www.reverbnation.com/p/65A0EQ #concert

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Red Hook Jazz Festival, Jun...
Jun 15, 2014
Gene Ess & Fractal Attraction will appear at the 2014 Red Hook Jazz Festival. 4... [more]
June 3, 2014 @ Tolani
Jun 2, 2014
Playing June 3 @ Tolani, NYC. With Gene Ess - gtr, Will Slater - bass, Grant Ja... [more]
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    Jun 26

    New York, NY, US | 9:00pm

    New York, NY, US
    Thu Jun 26 9:00pm
  • 2013

    May 8

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 8:30pm

    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Wed May 08, 2013 8:30pm


    CD Release Party for Gene Ess & Fractal Attraction. With Thana Alexa, David Berkman, Thomson Kneeland, Ari Hoenig, and Gene Ess. Bogna Kicinska Quartet will open the evening's festivities.

  • 2013

    Jan 27

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm


    Gene Ess and Fractal Attraction will perform at the Kettle Music Fest on Jan 27, 2013. Double bill with Andrea Wolper Ensemble. www.jazzgenemusic.com

  • 2012

    Sep 8

    New York, NY, US | 8:00pm

    New York, NY, US
    Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:00pm


    Gene Ess and Fractal Attraction will perform original music at the famed Shrine in Harlem, NYC. The one set performance starts at 8PM. With Thana Alexa on vocals, Gadi Stern on piano, Matt Pavolka on bass, Chris Beck on drums, and Gene Ess on guitar.

  • 2012

    Aug 30

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:00pm


    Fractal Attraction will be back at ShapeShifter Lab on August 30, 2012 at 8pm. Gadi Stern on piano as guest along with Thana Alexa on vocals, Thomson Kneeland on bass, and Mark Ferber on drums. Hilary Gardner and "Shotgun Wedding" will be part of this double bill concert. It is going to be a real fun evening. Please come and support live music. ShapeShifter Lab is in Brooklyn.

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  • Jamie Harris (Artist) Jamie Harris
    Great music Gene! Please say Hi to Grant for me. All the best, Jamie Harris
  • Yucca Rose (Artist) Yucca Rose
    Very nice, Gene :-)
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