Ranee Lee is an artist from Canada with a multi-facetted talent. Not only is she a singer renowned for her warm and powerful voice, but she is also a musician, an actress, a TV host, a teacher and a children’s book writer. Her discography is full of masterpieces and her talent can be measured both by the number of nominations and prizes she has received during her career and her stage appearances, both in Canada and abroad.
Born in Brooklyn, Ranee Lee began her early professional stage career as a dancer. From there she moved on to playing drums and tenor saxophone with various touring groups in the United States and Canada. Ranee settled in Montreal, and her singing took over from all past musical endeavours. Since then, she has become one of Canada’s most popular jazz vocalists and recording artists.
Ms. Lee is also an excellent and respected teacher. For outstanding service to jazz education, Ranee received the International Association of Jazz Educators Award. As an educator, Ranee has been part of the University of Laval faculty in Quebec City for twelve years, and The Schulich School of Music of McGill University faculty for over twenty years.
Ranee Lee « une voix chaude et envoutante »
Ranee Lee est une artiste qui nous vient du Canada, et dont le talent a de nombreuses facettes : elle est non seulement une chanteuse reconnue pour sa voix chaude et puissante, mais aussi musicienne, actrice, présentatrice télé, professeur et même auteur de livres pour enfants. Sa discographie renferme plusieurs pépites, et son talent peut être mesuré au nombre de nominations et de prix qu’elle a reçus au cours de sa carrière, ainsi que lors de ses constantes apparitions sur scène, aussi bien au Canada qu’à l’étranger.