The music of Domina Catrina Lee combines through composition practice with improvisation and creative innovation. Eschewing simple genre classification, this music is rooted in music's deepest past and aspires to being timeless, fashionless, trend-bucking, holistic, personal, and global. She rejects all labels as being contrived and political.
Singapore born and self-tutored in composition, Domina Catrina Lee, has studied jazz guitar briefly far back in ther personal past, and still considers it a primary instrument (and stylistic influence), of sorts, but she feels she is called to composition
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...guitarist and composer Domina Catrina Lee is not a
household name. In a more just universe, she would be.
Lee possesses a seemingly infinite musical
imagination....her use of virtual-instruments--expertly and
painstakingly programmed--allow her compositions to come to
vivid life, what balances out all the electronics is Lee's quite
stunning acoustic guitar improvisations.
Lee manages to fuse elements similar to those of Weather
Report, Oregon and Metheny into a highly original scheme
that's all her own.
- Robert Bush, allaboutjazz, the Internet's definitive jazz and