Jess wrote and sang three hit albums for them and his voice was enjoyed by millions.
His work with Rocky Swanson and the great musicians on the west coast scene earned him several awards including BCCMA Male Vocalist and Album Of The Year honours.
Following these huge successes, he recorded his first solo album â€œHonky Tonk Love Affairâ€ in 1990. This album included 5 charted hits, including the #1 hit â€œCrowhill Roadâ€. The title track was featured in the movie â€œHarmony Catsâ€ starring Lisa Brokop, was voted song of the year by the BCCMA, and garnered Jess Lee the Country Male Vocalist Of The Year Award. He spent several years in Nashville and co-wrote songs with many famous songwriters.
In the mid -90â€™s Jess Lee returned to his aboriginal musical roots, and together with songwriter Bonnie James wrote the landmark album â€œSacred Groundâ€. This incredible recording reflects true experiences of the aboriginal and metis peoples of North America and was subsequently nominated for the JUNO awards.
In 2004, Jess Lee and Mighty Peace Records released a cd of new original roots music â€œBorn In The Northâ€, and has been credited by Larry Delaney and Country Music News as one of his top ten album picks for 2004.
Jess Lee is currently writing and producing several new projects and will be touring in 2006. He is a fanâ€™s favourite wherever he performs.
Check out the artist's website:
1. Born In The North
2. Fly Sparrow Fly
3. Bingo Song
4. Shood da Doo
5. She Ain't Gonna Rock
6. You And Me
7. Love Street
8. Lake Wabamun
10. Let Love Fly
11. Hidin' Out
12. Send Me An Angel
13. You Getting Over Me
14. Dry Creek Goose Camp