John Lee Quartet LIVE at Roxy Bar
Tuesday, October 03, 2023 - October 03, 2023, 8pm - 10:30pm
The Roxy Bar is proud to welcome back famed bassist, composer and Grammy-winning producer John Lee, leading a high energy quartet.
From 1984 thru 1993, Lee was Dizzy Gillespie’s bassist. Performing and recording in the trumpet master’s various bands including the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, and Dizzy’s Grammy Award winning United Nation Orchestra. After Dizzy’s passing, his family asked Lee to create an ongoing tribute to the great man and his music—and the concept for the Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars was born.
Lee is the bassist and director of the Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars, Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, and the Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience. John has also worked in the bands of Gary Bartz, Larry Coryell, Jon Faddis, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Gambarini, Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Heath, Gregory Hines, Miriam Makeba, James Moody, Claudio Roditi, Sonny Rollins, and McCoy Tyner.