KHARI ALLEN LEE
w/ JT KaNection Band
Fat Catz, New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, LA
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NEWNESS: December 2020, hear Khari Allen Lee in the new movie, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, adapted from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play, produced by Denzel Washington, starring Academy, Emmy & Tony Award Winner Viola Davis & Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, with score by NEA Jazz Master Branford Marsalis.
February 2020, NEA Jazz Master, trombonist, producer Delfeayo Marsalis & his Uptown Jazz Orchestra release Jazz Party, their second recording, featuring (among others) Khari Allen Lee as lead saxophonist and featured soloist.
November 2018, see and hear Khari Allen Lee in the (*Academy Award-Winning) new movie, Green Book, based on the life of African-American pianist Dr. Don Shirley, starring Academy Award Winner Mahershala Ali & Academy Award Nominee Viggo Mortensen.
April 2017, Multiple GRAMMY-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard has composed a sublime jazz score for The Comedian, the new movie starring Robert De Niro...The album The Comedian (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) features the acclaimed trumpeter fronting a top notch sextet with pianist Kenny Barron, tenor saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, alto saxophonist Khari Allen Lee, bassist David Pulphus, & drummer Carl Allen.
September 2016 at the Equinox, Khari Allen Lee & the New Creative Collective released their third album. Entitled A New Earth, it was recorded at Esplanade Studios in NOLA & features original music by Khari Allen Lee, the soul-stirring visual artwork of Marcus Akinlana, & unique arrangements of works by Marley, Wonder, Armstrong & more. Order digital direct from our website, CD Baby, iTunes & Amazon, or hard copies at the Louisiana Music Factory & CD Baby...