Lee LeonBass Holmes
Lee is a Canadian singer/songwriter/bassman originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, currently residing in Iroquois Falls, Ontario, Canada. Lee is a graduate of the music program at Capilano University in Vancouver. In March 2012, Lee formed Lee Holmes & the Beautitones, based in Venice, Italy. The band has performed in Italy and Canada. In 2020 Lee formed his Canadian band under the same name.
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.
In 2015, Lee toured with Sue Foley in Europe. Lee has performed with the following musicians: Amos Garrett, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne, Michael Pickett, Chuck Jackson, Jack De Keyser, Dutch Mason, Michael Fonfara, David Rotundo, 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
This sounds great..........Thanks very much....... I've enjoyed playing your releases over the years. Keep em' coming!"
Saturday Night Blues, CBC Radio
“We were very pleased to have the Beautitones perform here tonight. We have had many bands play here over the past year but this group was the best ever by far,”
- Fabio Ballottari.Mgr of Ai Crociferi Venice Italy