Gene Torres was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and picked up the bass at 15 years old and has not put it down since. Gene has had the pleasure of playing and or recording with a gamut of music styles, including Ben E. King, Al Hibbler, Rahn Burton, Public Enemy, Yousef Lateef, Chico O’Farrel’s Afro-‐Cuban Big Band, Ernie Marcelin of Taboo Combo, La Bamba and the Hubcaps, Southside Johnny, Ted Curson, The Weather Girls, The Chiffons at The Apollo Theatre, Chambers Brothers, Jonathan Butler, Hannes DeKassian Trio, Moon Pool, Tony Cedras (Keyboardist with Paul Simon), Jennifer Holiday, Noo Voodoo, Mark Pender (of the Conan O’Brian show, opening up for the BT Express). The Big Apple Circus, David Dorfman Dance Company, Fred Ho (Vampire Opera) Petey Pablo of Jive Records, Gucci Man (Me & You single), Danny Mixon, Ty Stephens, Pee Wee Ellis , Co-‐winner of the 2010 McDonalds GospelFest Childrens Choir Contest, Darlene Love on The View’s Christmas Show, and George Brandon’s Blue Untity Sextet.
Featuring: Chuck Batton – drums, Michael Bardash – piano, Gene Torres – bass, and Rhonda Denet – vocals
1st set: 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm (15 min break); 2nd set: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm.
House doors open at 11:30 am.