Hugo Lee is an award-winning saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist based in Melbourne, Australia. As well as producing his own records he is an in-demand session musician, having performed with the likes of Icehouse, Holy Holy, Andrew Farriss (INXS), Jack The Fox, Thando, Riley Pearce and many more.
“A passionate saxophonist and innovative musician…an inspired songwriter and music producer” – Andrew Farriss (INXS)
“phenomenal…reminded everyone that there’s just not enough saxophone in today’s pop-rock” – Patrick McDonald (Adelaide Festival)
“…a fresh feel to match an experimental vibe with pop sensibilities and strong jazz overtones.” – BMA Magazine
“clarity and drive” – Canberra Jazz Blog
“…begins subtly and smolders, then evokes emotion as it tastefully catches fire.” (Mama Sims, Chicago)
“…a beautiful balance of big and impressive sounds, married with soft and humble tones…a roller-coaster sound experience.” – Woroni Newspaper
Based in Melbourne, Hugo is often on the road touring, playing festivals and doing recording sessions – also tracking these for a global client base as an online session saxophonist and composing for screen and video games.
Hugo also plays guitar, keyboard/synth, EWI, bass, cello, various flutes/percussion and sings.