#ThisIsAmazing No.3: Patrick Lee
Patrick Lee. I don't know where to start...
Patrick Lee has released 43 records. 43 albums of original music. Forty-three. 43 records since the year 2000. What!? And it's really good music. Patrick Lee makes some of my favorite music on the planet.
This is Patrick Lee's Website.
Check out Patrick Lee's music. It's serious.
Here are some fun facts and figures to give you some perspective.
Kanye West, 8 records since 2004
U2, 12 records since 1980
The Beatles, 13 records 1963 - 1970
Squarepusher 15 records since 1996
Patrick Lee 43 records since 2000
R. Stevie Moore, over 400 records since 1968.
Ok. Let's all go listen to R. Stevie Moore, becausewow.
And then, start making your way through Patrick Lee's beautiful discography. You can start with this song called Forest Snowshoes. Video by the one and only John Grigsby.
In my community of musicians, Patrick has been one of the musicians setting the standard for years. A hell of a pianist and a ridiculous producer, both a composer and an improviser, a great guy and a smart person, Patrick is one of the musicians and people we all look to for inspiration.
Patricks most recent record is called Limberlost. Here's a great teaser video featuring a very cute person.
Check out this record and all the rest of them. I've been listening to Patrick Lee for years. It's a great thing to do.