Playing tracks by
Rudy Norman, El Michels Affair, Breakdown Brass, Speedometer, Mandrill and more.
This show was 14th in the global funk chart.
Shawn Lee was born on December 28, 1963 to a mother of Lebanese and American Indian ancestry and a father of Irish American ancestry. He moved to Los Angeles in 1988 where he worked with The Dust Brothers and Jeff Buckley. After being in various bands, performing on The Tonight Show, a publishing deal with EMI and touring on Lollapolooza, Lee moved to London. There he signed a solo record deal with Talkin' Loud. This resulted in an album Discomfort which was only promo released in France 1996. 2004 saw the release the album Soul Visa, in Japan only, on Rush Production! As Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra, Lee has released 10 albums on US label Ubiquity Records. Lee continues to live in London working on an array of new albums in his studio "Trans-Yank." These include collaborations with Clutchy Hopkins, Tony Joe White, Darondo, Money Mark and Tommy Guerrero. He has also worked with artists such as Lana Del Rey, Amy Winehouse, Alicia Keys, ... http://www.shawnlee.net/