Versatile, Innovative, & Incomparable are only a few words often used to describe the work ethic of musician Jessica Burgess. Jes, as she prefers to be called, also known as the Inkycellist, has dedicated 20 years of her life to the ‘cello, but her entire life to studying, performing, teaching, and enjoying music. As a classical musician, Jes plays, of course ‘cello, having performance experience in International/world, contemporary/jazz, Symphonic, Chamber, Quartet, and Opera. In the classical music world, she enjoys music of all periods, but specializes in Baroque and early classical, particularly Bach. As a contemporary musician, enjoys all styles, but in particular is sought out for her improvisational skill. Past experience includes, folk, jazz, Middle Eastern, Gypsy, Vietnamese, Japanese, traditional & Contemporary world music, pop, rock, metal, and various types of electronica. While mainly a freelance musician, Burgess is the Principal ‘Cellist of the Vietnamese American Philharmonic and and cellist/violinist in Paris by Night.
Past experience includes, folk, jazz, Middle Eastern, Gypsy, Vietnamese, Japanese, traditional & Contemporary world music, pop, rock, metal, and various types of electronica.
Jes actively arranges, composes, and produces electronic music under the pseudonym Made by Dr. Light. She records her own instruments (synths, violin, cello) and voice.
Now formerly LA-based, The inkycellist now resides in San Jose, performing throughout the Bay Area.