Iban Lee, originally from Calexico, California, is a young saxophonist and composer fresh on the scene in Los Angeles. He is currently completing his Bachelor's of Music in Music Performance at the Los Angeles College of Music and studies with Ramsey Castaneda, Bryan Lipps, Ralph Humphrey, Mitch Forman, Jerry Watts Jr., and Tom Luer. He is a Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award representing - Undergraduate College Outstanding Performance (LACM Combo). He is planning on doing his Master’s in Jazz Studies and will be releasing his own album in 2020.
Ramsey Castaneda says, "Iban is one of the most compelling young saxophonists I’ve heard. His performances are armed with a sincere and historically informed sense of melody, an exciting harmonic approach, and a drive to play this music with integrity. These qualities make Iban one of the top young saxophonists to keep an ear on for the future of Jazz."