Lee
Lee Watkins -
Trumpet, Backup Vocals

A veteran player in the style of classic horn bands, Lee brings to Platinum Express, a fat sound in the style of east coast show bands like Dallas Pike, along with his experience with current members that were part of Robinson Pike with Kevin Mahogany. Lee began playing at age ten, and even in his earliest years, began playing with local bands Blackwater Junction, Solar Eclipse and Goodtime Rebellion, that emulated the Motown sound and jazz rock groups like Chicago and Blood, Sweat and Tears. He studied at the Conservatory of Music with renowned teacher Bill Trumbauer, before taking his skills on the road to Nashville and the east coast and has been a long time principle player with the Northstar Community Band.