May 24, 2023
By Christine Ross
A jazz musician who accompanied such artists as Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel and Harry Belafonte has died at 94.
Bill Lee — father of filmmaker Spike Lee who scored four of his son’s early films — has died at his home in Brooklyn.
The older Lee was a session bassist who played with many of the greats including the late Canadian icon Gordon Lightfoot, Aretha Franklin, Cat Stevens and Peter, Paul and Mary.