Lee Evans Founder & CEO / Studio Director
“to be the best…first be the beast!” (Lee Evans)
Lee Evans is a Gold Album/award winning Producer/Songwriter/Engineer/Musician and a long time veteran of the music industry. With over 30 years background in the music industry, starting as a child, Lee Evans wrote, arranged, played piano and sang for young harmony group “The Fourth Edition” a group that went on to win amateur night at the Apollo a whopping 6 times, sharing the stage with the likes of Michael Jackson, James Brown, and other legends. After attending such notable schools as “The High School Of Music & Art (NYC)” Lee Evans set out on his musical life journey. As a keyboardist, Lee became a band member and musical director. In his early years he performed with many local bands and frequently led top recording with acts such as “The Jimmy Castor Bunch” “Brass Construction” The Force MDs, “New Edition” “Afrikaa Bambaataa”, “Willie Colon” “Johnny Gill” “Kleer” “Bionic Boogie” “Joe Simon” “The Coasters”.
On the local scene he did a stint as the house band keyboard player. Here he backed up such notable artists like Johnny Kemp, Me’lissa Morgan, and Keith Sweat.
Lee Evans’ many accomplishments include his work with popular artists in the early stages of his career, “Cindi Lauper”, “Marc Anthony”, “Afrikaa Bambaataa”, “Harry Belafonte”, “The Force MDs”, “Brass Construction”, and a long list of dance Hip Hop and “latin freestyle” favorites from the ‘80’s and early 90’s. During this time, Mr. Evans became a familiar face in the most prominent NYC studios and earned recognition as a one of NYC’s top multi-keyboardist / producer /songwriter / engineers. Lee’s writing and production work on the 80’s hip hop movie ‘Beat Street’ earned him a gold album
Lee Evans started JAMBOX Entertainment in the Bronx in the ’80s but inc’d it in 1992 with co’owner Cathy Palmisano. In 1989, He co-founded 501C3 non profit org. “Reach Out Inc” along with President Lori Michaels, and Executive Director Cathy Palmisano. Mr Evans became Musical Director. Reach Out Inc.s name is derived from a song called “Reach Out” written and produced by Lee Evans.
Lee Evans has created many innovative music such as:
The Gift Of Song
AET Audio Engineering Course
JAMBOX Artist Bootcamp.
JAMBOX Elite Music Productions
Currently Mr. Evans is the CEO and co-owner of JAMBOX Entertainment, head instructor of the AET Audio Engineering Course, chief mastering engineer for CD Mstering NYC.com, production and music director for Reach Out Inc. and the director for the JAMBOX Artist Bootcamp
Check out some of Lee’s music here: https://soundcloud.com/jamboxentertainment/music-to-my-eyes-master-mix?in=jamboxentertainment/sets/jambox-staff-music