Home » Search Center » Results: Mike Lee

Results for "Mike Lee"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Mike Lee"...

Musician

Mike Lee

Born:

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, saxophonist Mike Lee has established himself in the New York City/Northern New Jersey area for many years. He balances a thriving performing career with a distinguished teaching resume. He performs regularly in New York City as a member of a wide array of jazz ensembles. His current associations include The Jimmy Heath Orchestra, The Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra, Wallace Roney’s Universe Orchestra, The Oliver Lake Big Band, The Loston Harris Trio, The Nat Adderley Jr. Quartet, Josh Evans Big Band, Dave Stryker, Frank Lacy, TS Monk, and The Roy Hargrove Big Band. He performs regularly at venues such as The Bluenote, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Smalls, The Jazz Gallery, Fat Cat, and Bemelman’s Bar at the Carlyle Hotel

1

News: Festival

2023 Annual West Orange Jazz Festival Returns To OSPAC on October 7

2023 Annual West Orange Jazz Festival Returns To OSPAC on October 7

The Annual West Orange Jazz Festival is almost here! Saturday, October 7, 2023 1-8 pm at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center located at 4 Boland Drive in West Orange NJ. We welcome you to enjoy world-class entertainment. We will be featuring 18-year-old “Jazz House” kid, star on the rise and recent recipient of the James ...

3

Article: Rising Stars

Introducing Jazz House Kids All-Stars

Read "Introducing Jazz House Kids All-Stars" reviewed by Sanford Josephson


This article first appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine. Bassist Laura Simone-Martin of Lawrenceville, NJ, is heading back to Carnegie Hall's NYO Jazz Program for the second consecutive year. “Last year," she said, “gave me that first-hand experience of what it is like being on the road for so long and how much energy goes ...

13

Article: Rising Stars

Meet Saxophonist Zoe Obadia

Read "Meet Saxophonist Zoe Obadia" reviewed by Sanford Josephson


This article first appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine. In April 2019, alto saxophonist Zoe Obadia sat in with the Bill Charlap Trio to play Dave Brubeck's “Time Out" at International Jazz Day. “I was definitely very nervous to sit in with such an established and refined trio," she said," but I had fun and ...

3

Article: Live Review

Mike Lee Quartet at the Metuchen Public Library

Read "Mike Lee Quartet at the Metuchen Public Library" reviewed by David A. Orthmann


Mike Lee Quartet Metuchen Public Library Metuchen, NJ April 30, 2022 Tenor saxophonist Mike Lee is well into his middle years, a time when many jazz musicians fulfill the promise of their youthful endeavors. Lee's live appearances as a leader convey a deep-seated belief in the music, an impressive skill ...

Album

Song For All of Us

Label: IYOUWE Records
Released: 2019
Track listing: Nighttown; Maywood; Voyage; Java Love; Last Minute; Shortstops; Snow Day; Very Early; Song for All of Us; Hey Lock!; It’s Easy To Remember.

3

Article: Radio & Podcasts

Mike Lee has a Song for All of Us

Read "Mike Lee has a Song for All of Us" reviewed by Lorens Chuno


Mike Lee's compositions draw from an eclectic mixture of inspirations and yet are still rooted in the Jazz tradition. This can easily be felt on his latest album, Song for All of Us. The album features Mike Lee on tenor saxophone; Lenny White on drums; Ed Howard on bass; George Colligan on piano; Dave Stryker on ...

3

News: Recording

Tenor Saxophonist Mike Lee New Release February 18th Song For All Of Us Featuring Lenny White, George Colligan, Dave Stryker & More!

Tenor Saxophonist Mike Lee New Release February 18th  Song For All Of Us Featuring Lenny White, George Colligan, Dave Stryker & More!

With his new release, Song For All of Us (IYOUWE Records), veteran saxophonist Mike Lee shows the breadth of his musical pallet. Lee works with his wide-ranging musical associations and weaves them together with innovative compositions as well as standard repertoire. There are several different band configurations within this offering. From the core trio of tenor ...

10

Article: Live Review

Dave Stryker Quartet at Nighttown

Read "Dave Stryker Quartet at Nighttown" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


Dave Stryker Quartet Nighttown Cleveland, Ohio October 5, 2018 It's a tough sell these days for touring musicians to bring their own ensembles with them as they traverse the country. And let's face it, pick-up bands don't always lead to the optimum musical conditions. That's why it is always a pleasure ...

2

Article: Live Review

Ted Chubb Band at Trumpets Jazz Club

Read "Ted Chubb Band at Trumpets Jazz Club" reviewed by David A. Orthmann


Ted Chubb Band Trumpets Jazz Club Montclair, NJ June 21, 2018 The other night I went to Trumpets Jazz Club to check out the Ted Chubb Band without any preconceptions as to what I was about to hear. I was nonetheless interested in answers to some basic questions. Knowing nothing about ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Calligram Records
Polls & Surveys
Vote for your favorite musicians and participate in our brief surveys.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.