Joonsam Lee

Born and raised in Seoul, Korea, Joonsam Lee started out on the electric bass guitar with listening Jaco Pastorious in his age nineteen, and switched to acoustic two years later with influence of Ray Brown, Paul Chambers, Christian Mcbride, Avishai Cohen. In 2007, he moved to New York City to study in N.Y.U, where he had privilege of studying and performing with Joe Lovano, Brian Lynch, Ralph Alessi, Kenny Werner, John scofield, Wayne Krantz, Don Friedman, Lenny Pickett, Andy Gravish, and Jean-Michel Pilc to name a few. Upon graduating from N.Y.U. with Master’s Degree, he became busy performing and recording within the city’s fertile jazz and contemporary music scene.