'...an excellent composer and one heck of a guitarist...'
'...a fully developed personal style...'
Dave Gelly, The Observer
'...the potential to become a genuine jazz star...'
Keith Ames, Musician Magazine
Lee Jones is a jazz-rock guitarist and composer, combining influences from modern jazz, fusion, blues, fingerstyle and rock styles. He regularly performs throughout the UK jazz scene and has recorded/performed alongside Larry Coryell, Martin Taylor and Dennis Rollins.
Lee graduated from Birmingham Conservatoire in 2007 and has since has released three solo albums, “Swish” (2007),“Songs from the 13th Hour” (2011) and "After the Pier" (2015) with former WEA producer Simon Tittley; featuring on Jazz FM's 'Discovery Show'.
Lee is currently completing a PhD in music composition at the University of Salford, Manchester, focusing on the use of alternative musical resources and new methods of collaborative composition with the Adelphi Jazz/Laptop Sextet. Alongside solo work, Lee also works extensively with leading popular saxophonist Kim Cypher, jazz-funk inspired outfit KOGO in addition to various theatre and corporate work including a recent performance attended by the British PM Theresa May.
Lee is a long standing user of Ibanez semi-solid archtop guitars.