Joanna Finnis and Steve Milne are songwriting duo Ession.  Their collaborations can be heard on rock band Grounds For Dismissal two studio albums Keep On Running (2012) & Summer’s Over (2005) and Joanna’s solo album Dedications (2009).  Since early 2015 they have released numerous singles on iTunes.

Primarily a songwriting duo Ession does on occasion collaborate with musicians and lyricists.

Ession is based in Palo Alto, California.