Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Sam JC Lee

Sam was born in South Korea, and grew up as a pastor's kid. After graduating from Hanyang University in South Korea with a B.S. in Electronic Engineering, Sam was called to music ministry. In 2004, he moved to Boston MA to obtain musical training on Jazz Composition and Performance at Berklee College of Music where he studied with the likes of John Lockwood, Steve Rochinski, Matt Garrison, Jetro da Silva, and Greg Hopkins etc. During his studies, he received Wayne Shorter Award, and Bass Department Achievement Award, and Berklee Achievement Scholarship for his rapid accomplishments. Within few years in Boston, Sam has quickly become one of the most demanded bassists in New England/NYC area because of his musicianship and versatility on various styles of music, Jazz, Funk, Gospel, R&B, and Rock. After graduation, Sam has performed at many notable venues such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, Blue Note, Beantown Jazz Festival, and Scullers with many different world-renown artists, such as  as George Garzone, John Blackwell, George Russell Jr., Steve Rochinski, Phillip Ferrell, Tim Hughes, Yoon Seung Cho, etc. Also he appeared on numerous CDs, film music, TV, radios, and national Christian conferences. Some of his works were mentioned by major media like Jazz Times, Down Beats, Boston Globe. While continuing to be very active in music scene as a bassist, sound/recording engineer, and composer, Sam has been part of a music ministries for different Christian organizations, also serves Citylife Presbyterian Church in Boston, MA as assistant music director(Jazz)/chief sound engineer. 

Contact Information

First Name: 
Sam JC
Job Title/Position: 
Bassist/Composer/Engineer
Mailing Address: 
24 Lee Street
Stoneham, MA 02180
Physical Address: 
Stoneham, MA 02180
Last Name: 
Lee

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Music - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Media - Audio / Sound
Music - Band
Music - Composition
Music - Jazz
Music - Pop / Rock
Music - R&B / Soul
Music - Rap / Hip-Hop
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
LGBTQ Populations
Native American Tribes
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Languages Available: 
Korean
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Audio or Video Recording
Broadcast Production
Performance / Concert / Reading
Product Development Services
Residency - Community
Wedding / Parties / Private Gatherings
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
80
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
Multi-State Region
National
International

I am a Touring Artist

Technical Requirements: 
standard weather protected stage
Fee Range Minimum: 
$1,300
Fee Range Maximum: 
$10,000
State of Residence: 
Massachusetts
Minimum Number of Performers: 
5
Maximum Number of Performers: 
10

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Media
Music
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults