About Lee Finkelstein

In a career spanning over twenty five years, Lee Finkelstein has built up a reputation as one of the funkiest and most versatile drummers in New York City. Lee currently tours the world with The Original Blues Brothers Band and has played with artists as diverse as Tower of Power, Ben E. King, Donna Summer, and Bill Cosby. Along with "driving the bus" and co-founding Funk Filharmonik.

While Lee was the studio drummer for The Cosby Show(80's) he recorded with and backed up Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington Jr, Eric Gale, The Oregon Symphony Orchestra & Randy Brecker.

Lee has also performed, recorded, and/or toured with the following artists:

Isaac Hayes, Eddie Floyd, Bette Midler, Blood Sweat & Tears, Russ Freeman, Julio Iglesias, Frankie Paul, Johnny Winter, Steve Cropper, Lou Marini, Will Lee, Paul Shafer, John Tropea, Leon Pendarvis, Alan Rubin, Saturday Night Live, Dave Valentine, Cornelius Bumpus, Anthony Jackson, Mary Wilson, Hudson River Rats, Joey Ramone, Vaneese Thomas, Mario Cruz, Jens Wendelboe, Don Blackman, Oz Noy, Deena Miller, Dave Fields, Jay Prince, Bill Heller, Cosmic Oven, Derretub Snub, Hadrian Decree, Red Flannel Hash Band, Small Talk/Jim Small Band, The Paper Bag, Timberwolf, Yasgur's Farm, Jim Pin Band 5+2-1, Eclipse, Funk Filharmonik, The Zen Tricksters, Major Domo, Chick Singer Night NYC, Jonny Rosch, Bobby Harden, Stevie Cochran, Wycliff Gordon, Victor Jones,Louisiana Red, Marc Ribler, Jack Daley, JT Bowen, Southside Johhny, Bowling For Leftovers,

Upcoming Gigs

 See LEE with :

THUR MARCH 20 @ 8PM
JAY PRINCE AND FRIENDS
CHEF LUIS
129  ELM ST NEW CANAAN CT

WWW.CHEFLUIS.NET



SAT MAR 22 @9PM
ROB PAPAROZZI & HUDSON RIVER RATS
ROBIN'S NEST
3103 TREMLEY POINT RD LINDEN NJ
908.275.3043


SUN MAR 23 @ 1-4:30PM
BLUES BRUNCH 
LIVE BAIT 14 E23RD ST NYNY
LIVEBAITNYC.COM


MON MAR 24
FUNK FILHARMONIK @ 7-10PM
KJ FARRELLS
242 PETIT AVE BELLMORE NY
KJFARRELLS.COM



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