Double Grammy Award Winner, Albert Lee returns with his great Electric Band
Undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists the world has ever seen, Albert is also an accomplished piano player and has a fine singing voice. He has a soulful voice but can equally ‘tear it up’ rock ‘n roll style.
Co-writer of Country Boy and writer of many other great songs, Always in great demand by other artistes, he has played on countless sessions worldwide. He has appeared and recorded with many of the finest artistes in the music industry, including Glen Campbell, Dave Edmunds, Dolly Parton, Bobby Bare, Joan Armatrading, Ricky Scaggs, Joe Cocker, Willie Nelson, Linda Ronstadt, Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill, Travis Tritt, The Blue Caps, Robert Wells and Earl Scruggs.
Albert was a member of The Everly Brothers, Emmylou Harris and Bill Wymans Rhythm Kings bands and toured extensively with them.
In November 2002 Albert was amongst other world class names appearing at the Royal Albert Hall in the ‘Concert for George’, a tribute to George Harrison. In 2007, 2010 and 2013 Albert appeared at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival in Chicago. In 2014 Albert appeared at a Tribute Concert to The Everly Brothers staged by The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. He sang stunning duets with, Emmylou Harris, Peter Asher and Alison Morer. In 2015 Albert appeared at The London Palladium and Clyde Auditorium as part of Jerry Lee Lewis’s 80th birthday concerts.
In March 2015 two sell out concerts took place at the Cadogan Hall in London to honour Albert and celebrate his 70th birthday. A whole host of stars and friends turned out to celebrate with him.
In 2017 Albert was awarded a trailblazer award by the Americana Society of the UK.
In February 2018 Albert and his Band appeared on ‘for one night only’ special Grey Whistle Test.
In late 2018, Albert joined Eric Clapton, Dave Peacock, Joe Brown and Gary Brooker in a memorial concert to celebrate the life of Chas Hodges.