Encarnacion released in 2009 by CD Baby. Lee recorded it as a solo CD. (Courtesy)
Local classical guitarist Lee Zimmer phenomenon will perform at the Tommy Rocks music store on Saturday, November 20, as part of the Tommy Rocks “Patio Concert Series,” according to a press release.
Music lovers will want to stop by Tommy Rocks in Jerome to see local classical guitarist Lee Zimmer play Saturday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.
“Zimmer is a virtuoso performer who has delighted audiences with his elegance and musicality as a soloist and ensemble musician for over three decades,” Tommy Anderson said in a press release.
Originally from Southern California, Lee studied classical guitar extensively with Maestro Seiko Sesoko from 1978 to 1984 and performed in master classes with Manuel Barrueco, Sharon Isben, David Russell, Michael Newman and Jorge Morel.
Lee recorded and released a CD in 2003 with his guitar duo, Duo Sesoko, which presents his arrangement of Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel. In 2007, Lee recorded a solo CD, Encarnacion, which features music by Augustine Barrios, Manuel Ponce, Federico Moreno-Torroba and others.
Lee was officially a professor of guitar studies at Cal Baptist and La Sierra Universities from 1990 to 2019. He has also taught at Riverside and Chaffey Community Colleges.
Lee currently resides in Cottonwood and teaches guitar at Verde Valley Music in Cottonwood.
“This performance on the patio of the Tommy Rocks music store in Jerome will be one you don’t want to miss,” said Anderson.
Information provided by Tommy Rocks.