"Lee Barbour is one of the best jazz guitarists in the country."
- Joe Beck
Guitarist for Miles Davis, Paul Simon, James Brown
“Lee Barbour is one of my favorite composers and
players. His music has the perfect balance of
feeling and intellect.” - Kebbi Williams
Grammy-winning saxophonist for Tedeschi Trucks Band
Lee Barbour is a musician from Charleston, SC. As a guitarist, he has performed/recorded with several international artists, including guitar legend Joe Beck (Miles Davis), Fred Wesley (James Brown), Earl Klugh, Chris Bullock and Justin Stanton (Snarky Puppy), Cody Wright (Joe Bonamassa, Peter Erskine), John Blackwell (Prince, D'Angelo) Quentin Baxter (Ranky Tanky, Rene Marie) Jeff Sipe, Kebbi Williams (Tedeschi Trucks Band), Elise Testone (American Idol), Ellis Hall, and Cary Ann Hearst (Shovels and Rope). He has been reviewed in Jazz Times and had appearances in Spin Magazine and the New York Times.
As a composer, he has written music for trailers, documentaries, animation, commercials and feature film. Lee taught guitar at The New York City Guitar School and The College of Charleston and continues to teach privately. He performs regularly with several different projects and tours with Jazz is Phish. He currently lives in paradise, Charleston, SC.