October 2021, Khari Allen Lee named as one of the inaugural awardees of the National Performance Network's Take Notice Fund, honoring artist's of color living and working in Louisiana.
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.
"Lee's stand alone, soprano sax solo on one of his compositions proved to be
the highlight of Friday's set, and one of the brightest moments of my 2012
Jazz Fest--a calm, spirit-drenched oasis amid the good times at the Fair Grounds."
---Chris Waddington, Nola.com