Since beginning his professional career as an electric bass player at the age of 14, Lee Oliphant has performed with many well known artists including, among others: Jim Byrnes, Chilliwack, Jerry Doucette, Powder Blues, Sample-Stearns Band, Valdy , The Coasters, The Platters and Long John Baldry. He is a member of Juno winning children's performer Charlotte Diamond's Hug Bug Band and has performed and recorded with Fred Penner, also a Juno award winning children's performer. Lee has performed at many Canadian Folk Festivals and has toured in Europe several times as well as the Middle East with Chilliwack, Ellen McIlwaine, Freddy Roulette, and Cal Bachelor. Recently Lee was happy to join "Lesismore" under the condition that he learn to play the upright acoustic bass and he has thrown himself into that challenge whole heartedly.
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