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Cole Lee

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Cole Lee's musical heritage is a proud one. His grandfather, the late Charlie Rich, was one of
country music's most acclaimed superstars. His mother Laurie went on to sing with some of country music's biggest acts, including Conway Twitty, Jeanne Pruitt, Ronnie Milsap, Loretta Lynn and her father Charlie Rich. Cole's father, Keith Lee, was a member of "The Lees," a tried and true country/bluegrass duo that featured traditional songs with outstanding vocal harmonies. His uncle, Charlie Rich Jr. played with Freddy Fender, The Texas Tornados, Jo-El Sonnier, Dan Fogelberg and Smokey Robinson. Raised in this kind of rich musical environment, it is easy to see why Cole Lee exhibits such incredible talent at such a young age.

Displaying ability that is both deep and broad, Cole can impress with performances on acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, mandolin, steel, bass, piano and drums. Cole is an equally gifted vocalist, drawing on his family's influences, yet ultimately displaying a style that is all his own. From an extremely young age, Cole began honing his skills at some of the local bluegrass jam sessions in the hills of Arkansas. Some of his biggest influences include Gram Parsons, Brent Mason, New Grass Revival, the Eagles and of course, Charlie Rich.

After finishing high school, Cole moved to Nashville to pursue his dream of becoming a country music artist, songwriter, and studio musician. His musical abilities and good looks quickly earned him notice while playing at a notable Nashville live music venue known as The Tin Roof. Barbara Orbison, wife of music legend Roy Orbison, has taken an interest in Cole, partnering him with many of her finest co-writers, including Sonny Lamar, Clay Mills and Terry Mcbride. She also called on the talents of A. J. Masters, who has written hits for Faith Hill, Randy Travis, Diamond Rio, and countless others, to oversee the production of his Music Row recording debut. All who have heard the recordings agree that Cole is sure to be a fresh new force in today's country music scene.

With a maturity beyond his years and an immediately recognizable voice, Cole can interpret a lyric with the best of them. As a studio musician he is a one-take, chart-reading, professional picker with a smooth style that is reminiscent of studio greats Chet Atkins and Brent Mason. His sound is clean and soulful. His heartfelt renditions leave no doubt that Cole Lee is the real deal.

He's only been in Nashville for a few months, but news gets around fast. His credits already include playing and recording with Randy Meisner-- founding member of Poco and The Eagles, Billy Swan of "I Can Help" fame, Charlie Rich Jr., Augie Meyers of the Texas Tornados, and Cole is just getting started.

The future looks bright for this Arkansas native with the illustrious musical heritage. Remember the name Cole Lee. You will see it again, and soon.