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Lee LeonBass Holmes
Lee, a Canadian singer/songwriter/bassman originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, currently resides in Iroquois Falls, Ontario, Canada. In March 2012, Lee formed Lee Holmes & the Beautitones, based in Venice, Italy. The band performs in Italy and Canada.
Lee has just completed his fourth CD, Venice at Night, in Surrey, British Columbia with John Kieselhorst on guitar and Randy Jakob on drums. All songs are
original by the Pierini/Holmes writing team.
Lee is a graduate of the music program at Capilano University in North Vancouver. While in western Canada, he toured as bassist with various bands until 1987. Between 1990 and 2013, while residing in Ontario, Lee joined up with Mike Burton to create the Hurtin Blues Band. In 2015, Lee toured with Sue Foley in Slovenia, Austria and the Czech Republic. Lee has performed with the following great musicians: Sue Foley, Amos Garrett, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne, Michael Pickett, Chuck Jackson, Jack De Keyser, Dutch Mason, Michael Fonfara, Julian Fauth, Peter Karp and Steve Marriner.
-Lee Holmes/Venice at Night, 2019 (featuring John Kieselhorst on guitar, and Randy Jakob on drums ).
-Lee Holmes/Sit Down Blues, 2013 (featuring Sue Foley on guitar and cello, Steve Marriner on harp and Peter Karp on National Steel and keys).
-Mouse - Hurtin Blues Band 2003 ( with David Rotundo on harp).
-Piece of Cake - Hurtin Blues Band 2000