BioSan Fransico born singer/songwriter Jasmine Leeattributes her early eclectic appreciation of music inpart to her family's longstanding tradition of artisticinvolvement, beginning with her maternal grandmother'sbrief flirtation with the Broadway stage. From a lineageof painters, actors, writers and musicians, notwithstandingher counter-culture upbringing with her actress mother,with whom she shared many a stage, the tone was setfor her very unique evolvement as an artist in herown right. Beginning at age four Jasmine joined her mother withsmall roles in two plays on a national tour with the NewShakespeare Company of San Francisco. Recognizing earlyon that her chief interest was in music, she joined thePeace Child Honor Choir, performing at age 10 on theNetwork Television special, “The Barbara Mandrell Show.” Following her acceptance at Crossroads School inSanta Monica, California, she joined their madrigalsinging group, placing as a winner on tour at the RenoJazz Competition with her own rendition of Billie Holiday’s“God Bless the Child”. Throughout her high school years,Jasmine’s deep interest in singing motivated her to expressher talent by forming a accapella singing groups whichperformed locally. As a graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut,where music was her major, Jasmine has been trainedin all genres of music. In addition to performing innumerous campus productions, Jasmine studiedeverything from Javanese Gamelan to experimentalmusic. She also interned at Sony Music studios, andbegan to write and record her own music. Upongraduating from Wesleyan, she attended the Los AngelesRecording Workshop where she enhanced her knowledgeof studio engineering. While living in New York City,Jasmine Lee performed in several venues in and aroundthe city, and trained with vocal instructor Don Lawrence. She recently moved back to her home town of Los Angeles,where she is currently working on her new album forindependent release this summer. Her ear for blendedharmony and her love of music, ranging from jazzstandards to electronica, makes Jasmine Lee’s soundtruly “Enlighten and Eclectically Unique”. This beautiful young lady writes all of her lyrics andmelodies, and boasts an impressive list of musicalinfluences like Bjork, Minnie Riperton and Ella Fitzgerald. “I love the pure sounds of these singers,” she comments.“Not only were (are) they technical masters,they were (are) able to fully convey the essence ofwho they were (are). When asked what special message she would give toothers on the same musical path, Jasmine responded“You have to believe in yourself and really want to succeed. If anything in your life is holding you back fromfulfilling your dreams, let it go and move forward".And perhaps even more importantly, embrace theopportunities that come to you.