Les July - Recording Artist / Producer / Multi-Instrumentalist
Les July is an extremely unique self-contained recording artist / producer who sings, writes and plays several instruments. He has 4 current CD releases, "Dreamland", "The Adventures of L.J. Horn", "What World Is This ?" and the latest, "Coast To Coast ". Les has also written and produced several singles for a variety of artists, all available on ALL digital media outlets.
An endorsement from music visionary icon, Kate Bush has brought Les worldwide attention via youtube. His recordings that feature his trumpet playing has drawn many comparisons to Miles Davis. As a producer, his knowledge of multiple genres of music and his ability to 'mash them up', has led to work with artists of many different cultures.
While in Los Angeles, Les gave of his time by volunteering @ Cedar-Sinai Medical Center as a Music For Healing therapist and he has worked with top artists in every vein of contemporary music from Slash to k.d. Lang to Dr. Dre.
Les moved back to NYC a few years ago where his first gig back was opening for Todd Rundgren to a sold out crowd at B.B Kings. Les owns his own recording studio where he also produces music for other artists and does film soundtracks. With recognition in all genres of contemporary music, Les has managed to escape categorization as an artist, producer and musician.