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 BioMore Info
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.
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
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.
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.