Joonsam Lee, born and raised in Seoul, Korea, moved to the NYC area in 2007 and in terms of huge musical spectrum, he has taken part in various musical projects including bebop jazz, improvisational music, free music, rock, pop, classical music, Korean traditional music and Broadway musical.
Since settling in Manhattan, he has been very active in the NY metropolitan area, performing at some of the finest jazz clubs and venues, not only as a side man but also a bandleader.
He performed in New York at Blue Note, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Smalls, Fat cat, Kitano, Cleopatra's needle, Jules bistro, etc, and toured Italy(Grand Tour Jazz festival, Jazz di Marcia Jazz festival, etc), South Korea (Jarasum International Jazz Festival), Taiwan (Taichung Jazz Festival) and U.A.E. with N.Y.U. Jazz Orchestra as well as appearing with a symphony orchestra(NYKSO).