INSTRUMENTS

● Guitar

EDUCATION

● Cornish College of the Arts
● Harvard University Program on Negotiation

SKILLS AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING

● Guitar, including jazz improvisation, melodic soloing, contemporary country, and music theory.

BIO

Like many of you, Lee Pence is a life-long guitar player still in pursuit of the music. His style incorporates elements of contemporary jazz, Americana, pop country and rock. Lee attended Cornish College of the Arts, and has studied guitar and performance theory with Howard Roberts, Don Mock, Gary Peacock, and Al Turay. Historically, he has performed at the Fifth Avenue Theatre (Seattle), Bumbershoot, the Bite of Seattle, the Taste of Tacoma, and has also accompanied Emmylou Harris and B.J. Thomas.

INFLUENCES

Lee Ritenour, Robben Ford, Wes Montgomery, Allen Hinds, Larry Carlton, George Harrison, Roy Clark, and Danny Gatton.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Visit www.leepence.net online and/or Guitar Escape on Facebook.

DISCOGRAPHY

Lee’s most recent release “Get Down On It (Nashville Funk)” features Grammy Award winning violinist, Joe Smart, and can be heard on Soundcloud or at www.leepence.net. He is currently in the pre-production stage of a new EP, “One Benefit.”