Bill Lee

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Born in Snow Hill, AL, on July 23, 1928, bassist Bill Lee was a prolific sideman and session player for numerous jazz, folk, and pop recordings, first in Chicago during the 1940s and '50s, then in New…
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Year Album Artist
2018 Leaving on a Jet Plane John Denver Bass
2018 Ultimate Disney [2018] Primary Artist
2017 Complete Releases 1956-1962 Aretha Franklin Bass
2017 King of Boogie [Craft] John Lee Hooker Bass
2017 My Eyes Have Seen/The Tin Angel/At the Gate of Horn Odetta Bass (Upright)
2016 All About Melody Russell Malone Composer
2015 Spiritual Jazz 6: Vocals Composer, Violin (Bass), Vocals
2015 Walt Disney Records the Legacy Collection: Disneyland Primary Artist
2014 From His Head to His Heart to His Hands Michael Bloomfield Bass
2014 Icon: Disney, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2014 Recorded Live In Lausanne, Pt. 1: 1960 Max Roach / Max Roach Quintet Arranger, Composer
2013 Best Of Gary Allan Composer
2013 Call the Midwife: The Album Primary Artist
2013 Original Album Series Judy Collins Bass, Guitar (Bass)
2013 The Complete Clifford Jordan Strata-East Sessions Clifford Jordan Bass, Composer, Vocals
2012 Now That's What I Call Disney, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2011 Now That's What I Call Disney Primary Artist
2011 Take a Look: Aretha Franklin Complete on Columbia Aretha Franklin Bass
2011 The Great American Songbook Aretha Franklin Bass
2011 The Newport Folk Festival 1959 Featured Artist
2010 Disney Villains: Simply Sinister Songs Disney Primary Artist, Vocals
2010 Original Album Series: Ramblin' Boy/Outward Bound/Morning Again/The Things I Notice Now/6 Tom Paxton Bass
2010 The Essential 3.0: The Columbia Years Aretha Franklin Bass
2010 The Essential Aretha Franklin: The Columbia Years Aretha Franklin Bass
2009 Beautiful Star Odetta Bass (Acoustic), Bass (Upright)
2009 Just We Two Stars Sings Duets Jane Powell Primary Artist
2009 Only the Best of Ray Bryant Ray Bryant Bass
2009 The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: In Person at Carnegie Hall [Legacy] The Clancy Brothers Bass, Bass Instrument
2009 The Magic of Disney [2009] Disney Primary Artist
2009 The Story and Song from the Haunted Mansion Primary Artist
2008 101 Dalmatians [Disney Europe Soundtrack] Disney Primary Artist
2008 Le Origini Quintorigo Composer
2008 Pure Disney Primary Artist
2007 Bert Kaempfert Turns Us On! Anita Kerr Member of Attributed Artist, Baritone (Vocal)
2007 Forever Changing: The Golden Age of Elektra 1963-1973 Guitar (Bass)
2007 Lake George Musical Portrait Tedd Browne Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass)
2007 Malvina Reynolds Malvina Reynolds Additional Personnel, Guitar (Bass), Bass
2007 Off the Wall Jerry Gray Additional Personnel, Vocals
2006 A Musical Prodigy Gordon Jenkins Primary Artist
2006 That's Entertainment! The Ultimate Anthology of M-G-M Musicals [Rhino Box Set] Primary Artist
2005 Ultimate Disney Primary Artist
2004 Friends Eric Bibb Main Personnel, Double Bass, String Bass
2004 God Given Siji Main Personnel, Bass Instrument, Programming
2004 The Elektra Years Josh White Bass
2003 Carry It On [Bonus DVD] Peter Bass
2002 Ballad for Americans and Other American Ballads/Odetta at Carnegie Hall Odetta String Bass
2002 Live at Newport John Lee Hooker Bass (Acoustic), Primary Artist
2002 Ray Bryant Trio/Dancing the Big Twist Ray Bryant Bass
2002 Senior Year Primary Artist
2002 Silk Stockings [Original Soundtrack] [Rhino Bonus Tracks] Primary Artist
2002 Sinatra in Hollywood 1940-1964 Frank Sinatra Primary Artist
2002 Smile Jacky Terrasson Composer
2002 The Blue Note Quintet/Sextet Studio Sessions Stanley Turrentine Composer
2002 The Complete Greatest Hits Gordon Lightfoot Bass
2002 The Queen in Waiting: The Columbia Years 1960-1965 Aretha Franklin Bass
2002 The Tradition Masters Odetta Guest Artist, Bass (Acoustic)
2001 18 Carat Garbage Billie Ray Martin Composer
2001 Disney's Greatest Hits 1 & 2 Primary Artist
2001 Disney's Greatest, Vol. 1 Disney Vocals, Primary Artist
2001 Maid of Constant Sorrow/Golden Apples of the Sun Judy Collins Bass
2001 Newport Folk Festival: Best of the Blues 1959-1968 Primary Artist
2001 Survivor Destiny's Child Producer
2001 The Man, the Legend John Lee Hooker Performer, Primary Artist
2000 32 More Gems from 32 Jazz Composer
2000 Absolutely the Best Odetta Bass
2000 Danger High Voltage George Coleman Arranger
2000 Forest Flowers Richard Davis Composer
2000 Livin' with the Blues Odetta String Bass
2000 Shepherd of the City Blues Mitch Greenhill Bass
2000 The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions Max Roach Composer
1999 Crimes & Punishment Billie Ray Martin Producer, Programming, Composer
1999 Folk, Gospel & Blues: Will the Circle Be Unbroken Bass
1999 Free to Be Donald Harrison Composer
1999 I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound Tom Paxton Bass, Guitar (Bass)
1999 Most Beautiful Melodies of the Century: A Dreamer's Holiday Vocals, Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Rock: Train Kept a Rollin' Bass (Acoustic)
1999 Satyagraha Chic Hot Composer
1999 Sentimental Journey [Box] Vocals
1999 Songbook [Box Set] Gordon Lightfoot Bass
1999 The Best of the Vanguard Years Odetta Bass
1999 The Very Best of Tom Rush: No Regrets Tom Rush String Bass
1999 Upward & Onward One for All Composer
1998 Best of Liquid Groove Producer, Mixing
1998 Better Dread 2 Producer
1998 Family Travel Classics Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Giants of the Folk Tradition, Vol. 1 Bass (Acoustic)
1998 The Best of the Chad Mitchell Trio: The Mercury Years The Chad Mitchell Trio Bass
1998 The Best of the Vanguard Years Ian & Sylvia String Bass
1998 This Is Jazz, Vol. 34 Aretha Franklin Bass
1997 Cloudy and Cool Frank Strozier Bass
1997 Great First 12 Sides/Sweet Bitter Love/Aretha Sings the Blues Aretha Franklin Bass
1997 Me to You Eric Bibb Contrabass
1997 The Chad Mitchell Trio Collection: Original Kapp Recordings The Chad Mitchell Trio Bass
1997 Vanguard Collector's Edition Bass
1996 'Round Midnight: Hommage à Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk Bass
1996 Electric [Collector's Edition] John Lee Hooker Bass
1996 Hommage a Duke Duke Ellington Bass
1996 Mouse House: Disney's Dance Mixes Disney Primary Artist
1995 Jammin' Gospel Remixes Art Direction
1995 That's Entertainment! The Ultimate Anthology of M-G-M Musicals [TCM] Performer, Primary Artist
1994 Eartha-quake Eartha Kitt Vocals
1994 Live at Newport, 1959-1966 Judy Collins Bass (Upright)
1994 My Rifle, My Pony and Me Choir/Chorus
1994 Thin Wild Mercury Music Bob Dylan Bass
1993 Memories of Poland Bolek Double Bass
1993 The Original New Folks Bass
1993 The United Artists Collection Gordon Lightfoot Bass
1993 Tribute to Black Entertainers Bass
1992 Broadway [RCA/BMG] Performer, Primary Artist
1992 Jazz to Soul Aretha Franklin Bass
1992 The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song Disney Performer, Primary Artist
1992 The Original Lightfoot Gordon Lightfoot Bass
1991 Cool Cat Blues Georgie Fame Bass
1991 Folk Song America, Vol. 2 Bass
1991 She's Gotta Have It Bill Lee Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Bass, Composer
1991 Swing, the Verb: The Best in Straight Ahead Jazz Producer, Bass
1990 Music from Mo' Better Blues Branford Marsalis Producer, Composer
1990 The Disney Collection, Vol. 2 [1990] Disney Performer, Primary Artist
1988 Do the Right Thing [Score] Bill Lee Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Conductor, Composer
1987 Greatest Hits! Ian & Sylvia Bass
1985 Songbook Gordon Lightfoot Bass
1984 Mr. Billy Higgins Billy Higgins Composer
1981 Conversation Max Roach Composer
1978 The Adventurer Clifford Jordan Guest Artist, Bass
1977 Futures Burt Bacharach Guitar (Bass), Bass
1976 Blow It Out Tom Scott Bass
1976 The Great Bluesmen at Newport '59 Bass, Performer, Primary Artist
1975 Night of the Mark VII Clifford Jordan Composer
1975 The Highest Mountain Clifford Jordan Composer
1975 What a Diff'rence a Day Makes Esther Phillips Bass
1973 A Spirit Speaks Descendants of Mike & Phoebe Composer
1973 Glass Bead Games Clifford Jordan Bass, Bass Viol
1973 The Big Beat [Milestone] Art Blakey / Elvin Jones / Philly Joe Jones / Max Roach Composer
1973 The Great Aretha Franklin: The First 12 Sides Aretha Franklin Bass
1972 A Tribute to Woody Guthrie Bass, Guitar (Bass)
1972 Greatest Folksingers of the '60s Bass
1972 The Greatest Songs of Woody Guthrie Woody Guthrie Bass
1969 Recollections: The Best of Judy Collins Judy Collins Bass
1968 A Few Miles from Memphis Harold Mabern Main Personnel, Double Bass, Bass
1968 Rakin' and Scrapin' Harold Mabern Bass
1967 Alive! The Mitchell Trio Member of Attributed Artist, Guitar (Bass), Bass
1967 Steve Gillette Steve Gillette Bass
1966 Outward Bound Tom Paxton Bass Instrument, Guitar (Bass)
1966 The Peter, Paul and Mary Album Peter Bass
1965 Bringing It All Back Home Bob Dylan Bass
1965 Fifth Album Judy Collins Bass
1965 That's the Way It's Gonna Be The Chad Mitchell Trio Bass
1965 The Sound of Music [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Vocals
1965 Tom Rush Tom Rush Guest Artist
1964 In Memory Of Stanley Turrentine Composer
1963 One Grain of Sand Odetta String Bass
1962 At Town Hall Odetta Bass
1962 At the Bitter End The Chad Mitchell Trio Bass
1962 Carolyn Hester [1962] Carolyn Hester Bass
1962 Ian & Sylvia [1962] Ian & Sylvia Bass (Upright), String Bass
1962 March of the Siamese Children Frank Strozier / Frank Strozier Quartet Bass
1962 Pickin' the City Blues Mitch Greenhill Bass
1961 101 Dalmatians [Original Soundtrack] Disney Primary Artist
1961 Change of Pace Johnny Griffin Bass
1961 Con Alma Ray Bryant Bass
1961 Inverted Image Chris Anderson Bass
1961 Long Night Frank Strozier Guest Artist, Bass
1961 Mighty Day on Campus The Chad Mitchell Trio Bass
1961 The Folk Lore of John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker String Bass
1960 Christmas Spirituals Odetta Bass (Acoustic), String Bass
1960 Cool, Calm and Collected Frank Strozier Bass
1960 Fantastic Frank Strozier Frank Strozier Bass
1960 Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions Of Harold Arlen Bass
1960 My Romance Chris Anderson Bass
1960 No Coast Jazz John Handy Bass
1960 Quiet as It's Kept Max Roach Composer
1960 Waltz of the Demons Frank Strozier Bass
1959 Margaret Whiting's Great Hits Margaret Whiting Featured Artist
1959 My Eyes Have Seen Odetta Bass
1959 The Many Sides of Max Max Roach Composer
1958 Deeds, Not Words Max Roach Composer
1958 Max Roach Plus Four On the Chicago Scene Max Roach Composer
1958 South Pacific [Original Soundtrack] Vocals, Primary Artist
1957 B.W. Billy Wallace Bass
1956 The Complete Manhattan Tower Gordon Jenkins Main Personnel
1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers [CBS] Primary Artist
101 Dalmatiner Primary Artist
A Musical Tour: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives at The Reagan Library Primary Artist
And What If I Don’t Stuart Hawkins Composer
Classic Collaborations, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
Disney Classics [2013] Primary Artist
Elektra 15th Anniversary Commemorative Album Bass
Enjoy Bar Jazz Primary Artist
Folk at Newport, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
Great Jazz Artists Play Compositions of Cole Porter Bass
If You're Not Part of the Solution: Soul Politics & Spirituality in Jazz 1967-1975 Composer
In the Vernacular/No Coast Jazz John Handy Featured Artist, Bass
Kiss Me Kate [Isolation] [Original Soundtrack] Primary Artist
Les Plus Beaux Slows Primary Artist
Live At the Trane Roger Chong Composer
Low Down [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Composer
Memories of Poland: W/ G. Yellin Bolek Double Bass
Party Tyme Karaoke: R&B Female Hits 2 Party Tyme Karaoke Composer
Sings Polish Favorites, Vol. 1 Bolek Bass
The Complete Ahmad Jamal Trio Argo Sessions: 1956-1962 Ahmad Jamal / Ahmad Jamal Trio Composer
The Album Collection 1954-1962 Odetta String Bass
The Best of Josh White [Elektra] Josh White Bass
The Classic Songs of George Gershwin Bass
The Legacy Collection: Sleeping Beauty Primary Artist
The Sound of Musical Primary Artist
There Goes That Song Again!: The Songbook and the Legacy Margaret Whiting Duet, Main Personnel
Tinpanorama Primary Artist
Two On One Musicals: West Side Story and South Pacific Primary Artist
Va Va Voom Brasshoppers Composer