Gene Lake

Gene Lake

Born in 1966 in St. Louis, Missouri

Gene is an all-around drummer who embodies the contradictions of modern music. He was exposed very early to the Black Artist Group, “a seedbed for innovation“ and a collective rally of black musicians, poets, dancers, and artists from all disciplines led by his father Oliver Lake. He has toured with Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller, Steve Coleman, Henry Threadgill, Meshell Ndegeocello, D’Angelo, Cassandra Wilson, Jason Miles, Screaming Headless Torsos.