Lee Whalen
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Lee Whalen

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Still working on that hot first release.



Lee has shared the stage with some of Toronto’s best known singer songwriters such as Jane Sibbery, Rebecca Jenkins, Mary Margaret O'Hara and most recently Lori Cullen. After years of being a perfect compliment to these and many others, Lee is now working on her debut solo album. Some History and Highlights:
• Performed live at the CBC Glenn Gould Studio “Quiet, Please... there’s a Lady on Stage” Hot Ticket Extravaganza that later aired across Canada. Hosted by Rebecca Jenkins and David Ramsden, the four Consecutive Monday Nights included Mary Margaret O'Hara, Holy Cole, Carol Pope, Kate Fenner, Laura Hubert, Lorainne Segato, Molly Johnson, Lori Yates, Michelle McAdory and a few others.
• CBC's "Swinging' on a Star" with Host Murray Maclaughlin, Lee Performed for a Live audience (accompanied by Cam McKinnes, Kit Johnston and Danny Greenspoon) which later aired across Canada.
•Opening for Stevie Ray Vaughn at Massey Hall, Lee sang as a back up vocalist in John McLeod's then Band “The Young Pioneers”
•Opening for Sarah McLaughlin, Lee sang as a back up vocalist for Chris Tait’s then band, “Big Faith”
• Lee opened for 10,000 Maniacs (Natalie Merchant) Fronting her own, all female band “Notre Dame” (Kim Albrecht, Mary Hanson, Susan Johnson)
•Lee performed her own music accompanied by Cam MacInnes, Susan Johnson and Howard Gul Opening for Jane Siberry at The Queen’s Bedroom, and later performed in two of Jane's video's: "Temple" and "Sail Across the Water"
• The Royal Alexandra Theater, Lee sang Back ups for Daniel Lanois along side Lorraine Segato and Rebecca Jenkins for an "Earth Day" Celebration.
 More Recent Highlights
Back up vocal recording credits include:
• Frank Patrick new release “Worlds in Transition” album & CD launch event, along with Mia Sheard and Kathryn Rose
• David Matheson’s Debut album “David Matheson”
• Brilliantfish, "Separate" album & CD launch event
Songs performed and Featured on Sound tracks Include:
• "When This Time Comes" featured in Debra Day's film "Expecting", starring Valerie Buhagiar.
• "Measure Me" featured in Buchili & Rogers film, "Wild Cherry, Foxy Lady"
• CBC’s “Black Harbor” series featured Lee singing the traditional song “The Water is Wide” during a scene in the 13th episode of the 1st season.
Lee has teamed up once again with Mary Hanson on Piano (of "Notre Dame" fame). She has found a perfect compliment to 'her' voice in back up vocalist Virginia West along with Sheryl Ried on Drums both of who's contributions can be heard on Garnet Rogers most recent recording and as well many of Amber Swift's recordings and live performances.