John Lee Trio

Raised in Nanaimo, and currently based in Victoria and Vancouver,
charismatic multi-instrumentalist John Lee is one of the most respected
young jazz musicians nationwide. He is called upon professionally to play
bass, piano, drums and guitar. His debut album as a bassist and leader with
drummer Eric Reed, pianist Carl Allen and saxophonist Cory Weeds is due out
on Cellar Live in 2022. He graduated from Berklee College of Music with a
Bachelor of Music degree, after having received a full scholarship. His
mentors include Terri Lyne Carrington, Ralph Peterson Jr and John Clayton.
He has appeared with acclaimed international touring artists such as
Terrell Stafford, Ingrid Jensen, Phil Dwyer, Neil Swainson, Brad Turner,
David Restivo, Cyrus Chestnut, and Seamus Blake. He has performed across
North America, including at such prestigious venues as Dizzy’s Club Coca
Cola NYC, Wally’s Jazz Café in Boston, Kennedy Center in Washington, The
Rex in Toronto, Yardbird Suite in Edmonton, Frankie’s in Vancouver and at
numerous international jazz festivals (including Prince Edward County, DC
Jazz Festival, Victoria and Vancouver Int’l Jazz Festival).