Bio - Lee
Drummer Lee McKinney has
performed with some great jazz artists, including Greg Abate, Norris Turney, Harold Ashby, Cal Collins, Rusty Bryant, Johnny Lytle and Tony
Monaco. He has also performed with almost every well-known jazz musician in the Dayton, Ohio area.
Along with performing, he also maintains a teaching schedule of private students.
Lee started his music education playing drums
and percussion in the school band and taking private lessons starting in the 5th grade. He later went to the
Berklee College of music for a summer, then graduated from Central State University with a Bachelors Of Music in
the area of jazz studies.