Albert Lee and Friends
Performing Saturday, February 2, 2019
Known best for his finger style and hybrid picking technique, guitarist Albert Lee toured with the Crickets in 1973. Lee has worked with many famous musicians from a wide range of genres, including the likes of Emmylou Harris, Eric Clapton, Ricky Skaggs, Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings and The Everly Brothers. He toured with the Everly Brothers off and on for 20 years.
Albert Lee is universally recognized in music circles as one of the world’s finest, as well as one of the top rockabilly guitarists in history. In fact, Eric Clapton is on record stating that Albert Lee is “the greatest guitarist in the world.”
Albert Lee has been a part of the Winter Dance Party event every year since 2013. He was greatly influenced by recordings of Buddy Holly and the Crickets, and his love for the music is evident in each performance. Lee won two Grammy Awards, in 2002 for his contribution to “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” featured on “Earl Scruggs and Friends,” and in 2009 for his performance on Brad Paisley’s instrumental, “Cluster Pluck.”