A highly regarded R&B and funk session keyboardist,
who worked on hundreds of sessions by every major
name, He led his own recordings and also worked with
studio ensembles like Stuff and the Gadd Gang. A top
rate session player, from the mid '60s through the early
'90s, when you heard a new tune on the radio with a
particularly soulful piano, Rhodes, or B-3 part, he
probably played it. In the recording industry he was
royalty, a first call musician sought out by top producers.
This gifted pianist, composer and arranger was born in
Brooklyn, New York on November 24, 1943. He started
playing piano at the age of seven, began performing in
high school, and attended the Julliard School of Music.
In 1965, Tee became a Motown session musician and
one of New York's busiest studio session musicians.
Soon after, he became an accompanist for Aretha
Franklin and Roberta Flack.
Tee joined Encyclopedia of Soul in 1974