Born: April 10, 1963
Saxophonist Mike Lee
Mike Lee’s musical career has taken him many places musically and around the world. From the mid to late 80’s he resided in Brooklyn, New York where developed his musical concepts with many associates and mentors. This period of creative inspiration was high-lighted by his lessons with Joe Lovano and his musical collaborations with his then roommate, Dave Douglas.
Inspired by the wealth of information these associations gave him, he returned to Cleveland to assimilate this material. This was a productive time musically. Along with constant practicing this period was punctuated by gigs with Marcus Belgrave, Bobby Watson, Geri Allen, Joe Lovano, Rosemary Clooney, Marlon Jordan, Johnny Coles and touring as a member of the Woody Herman’s Thundering Herd....
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Primary InstrumentSax, tenor
Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students
Credentials/BackgroundI’ve had the good fortune of teaching some extraordinary young musicians, who have gone on to attend some of the top music schools in the country on full or partial scholarships. Currently, former students of mine are attending The New England Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music and The University of Miami, among others. My current rates are $35 for 1/2 hour lessons, $48 for 45 minutes and $60 for one hour....