Professional Guitarist • Session Musician • Vocalist
Gene started playing professionally at 15. He’s been in several local and national touring bands such as Mirror, The Darts, and Naked Zoo who toured nationally, and currently The Dropouts. Since 2001, he has played guitar for The Osmonds, performing at some of the biggest arenas in the U.K. Including the O2 in London, Hammersmith Apollo, Wembley Arena, and the Cavern Club in Liverpool where the Beatles started. Gene has worked with many big name artists; such as The Lennon Sisters, Collin Raye, Mary Wilson, The Lettermen, and many more. This year he joined Merrill Osmond in his solo shows in the UK and Jimmy Osmond in his Moon River & Me shows in the US. In October he played the Legends Live Tour with The Osmond Brothers and is currently playing the Andy Williams Christmas Shows in Branson MO with Merrill Osmond and The Lennon Sisters.
He is has written songs which received regional airplay while in Naked Zoo ; Cry For Me, Listen To You and Emotions. He is currently teaching guitar at Palens Music in Springfield MO. Students at all skill levels, from beginners just starting to advanced players.