Jazz guitarist Lee Jones has recorded 6 albums with former WEA producer Simon Tittley since 2007. His debut album 'Swish' was reviewed by Dave Gelly of The Observer and featured NYJO and Ronnie Scott's house drummer, the late Chris Dagley.
Lee's second album 'Songs From The 13th Hour' was given a 3 Star review by Jazzwise Magazine and was also reviewed in the London Evening Standard by the late Jack Massarik. Musicians contributing to the album included American jazz guitar legend Larry Coryell and saxophonist Jean Toussaint.
Lee's third album 'After The Pier' was reviewed by Keith Ames of Musician Magazine. It featured former Maceo Parker sideman, trombonist Dennis Rollins and Scottish violinist Rab Handleigh.
His 2018 and 2020 albums, 'St Owens Sessions' and 'A New Standard' are solo guitar arrangements of classic jazz repertoire. 'Night Train', from 2019, is an avant-garde inspired recording, exploring alternative timbres and sounds. Lee is scheduled to release 'Night Train Part II' in 2021.
Lee will be performing at jam sessions around Melbourne throughout 2022
29/04/2022 - 01/05/2022 - Newport Jazz Festival, Melbourne, Australia
04/05/2022 - The Brunswick Green, Melbourne, Australia
(w/ Lee Jones Trio) 8.30 PM
06/05/2022 - 08/05/2022 - AJIRN Conference Brisbane, Australia www.ajirn.com
14/05/2022 to 01/06/2022 - Live Dates, Seattle, USA
24/07/2022 - Paris Cat Jazz Club, Melbourne w/ Quintet 6.30 PM
13/08/2022 - Wesley Anne, Northcote, Melbourne Australia w/ Trio 6.00 PM
24/08/2022 - The Brunswick Green, Melbourne Australia w/ Trio 8.30 PM
09/09/2022 - Daylesford Hotel, Daylesford VIC Australia w/ Trio 6.00PM
TBC 2022 - Guitar Workshop, South West Regional Conservatorium, Deniliquin, Australia
TBC 2022 - Sound One, Perth, Australia
TBC 2022 - Beaufort Street Songwriter's Club, Perth, Australia
TBC 2022 - Composition Seminar, WAAPA, Perth, Australia
TBC 2022 - JGSWA Jam Session, Perth, WA, Australia
22/10/2022 - Swing on the Grass, Deniliquin Golf Club, Australia w/ Dawn Ho Quintet
16/11/2022 - St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne (Solo) 1.00 PM
December 2022 - Recording and live dates, UK
Below are a collection of still photographs and live performance videos. The tracks featured in the YouTube videos are available on CD and as digital downloads.
Photo credits top line Left to Right :
Ron Milsom, Pete Wilson, Ron Milsom, John Lyons, John Lyons, John Lyons, Ben Mazur
Photo credits bottom line Left to Right :
Pete Wilson, Pete Wilson, Pete Wilson, John Lyons, John Lyons, Ben Mazur, John Lyons
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