Since bursting on to the music scene in 1981 with his soul,funk group Imagination, Leee John has achieved that rare distinction of longevity and high profile in the fast changing and variable world of popular music.
With a career spanning nearly 25 years, 2005 marks the coming of age for Leee John, signing to Candid Records his long awaited solo album "Feel My Soul". Candid Records is renowned for releasing music of quality, style and class which compliments Leee John's musical talents. The album "Feel My Soul" gives you Leee in a Soul-Jazz mode with original songs penned and produced by Leee alongside classic standards with modern arrangements.
Recording in the tranquil French town of Roquefort aided by co-production team of Eric Debeurge, Francois Gaucher and musical arrangements by Leee John. Presenting John Watson on keyboards, Stephane Huchard on drums, Stephane Kerechi on bass, Noel Godard on percussion and Dave Mansell on brass aided by sound engineers Dee Vaz and Ludovic Guichard the recording of the album was a Tour de Force for Leee.
Alongside the recording of the album was the filming of a DVD co-produced and directed by Stephane Peyrolo which includes interviews, photo galleries, live studio performances and extra bonus clips. Feel My Soul takes us on an electic musical journey with songs like the prolific The Thin Line written by Leee John and Toby Baker (who has co-produced and written for Eric Clapton and Michael McDonald amongst others) and classic songs like Strange Fruit and Small World.
With the right arena and environment Leee has reconciled himself with his music and completely let us into another side of his expression and emotion which you can be a part of with "Feel My Soul".
Leee John has, during his longstanding career in the music industry worked alongside a number of top producers and musicians including, Preston Glass, Ron Kersey and Robert Kraft. Frankie Knuckles, Tony Humphries, David Morales, Mark Kaymens in New York and Mike Pickering and Graeme Park in Manchester. Leee's writing credits include Maxi Priest, Byron Stingley, Club 69, ex Zouk Machine vocalist Jane Boisdur, MOBO Award winner Pete Hunnigale, Alison Limerick and Ultimate Chaos.
Leee has also written, recorded and produced with Nick Martinelli (Nick writes for and produces Diana Ross, Patti Labelle and Stephanie Mills), and Arthur Baker (Al Green through to The Rolling Stones), Leee was also a Back Beat Disciple as well as co-writer on the Arthur Baker album ‘Give Into The Rhythm’. Leee has grown up first hand in the entertainment industry and now invites you to join him in a new era. The Soul-Jazz world of Feel My Soul CD and DVD. Sit back and enjoy the new journey.