Lee Bloom, Piano

Lee Bloom is a pianist, composer, arranger and producer. He has worked with a variety of creative artists in many genres including Madeleine Peyroux, Pete Escovedo, Hal Stein, Mary Stallings, Jonathan Poretz, Todd Phillips, Steve Heckman, Jamie Davis, Dan Hicks, among others. In addition to leading his own trio and quintet, Lee performs regularly as a solo pianist and accompanies many instrumentalists and vocalists. He has toured with jazz groups in the United States and Europe, performing at several major jazz festivals. Lee has contributed to numerous recording projects ranging from straight-ahead jazz to folk, funk, heavy metal and country and western. He has published articles on jazz, and has also participated in a large collection of recordings. A licensed architect, Lee comes to jazz with a parallel passion for architecture, design and the visual arts. Since childhood, he has been fascinated by the inter-connectedness of visual and musical phenomena. Lee has served as artist-in-residence, guest artist or clinician for Berkeley’s Jazzschool, SF JAZZ, the Urban School and Lick-Wilmerding High Schools in San Francisco. Learn more at www.leebloom.com.