Born in 1975, guitarist Neil Hyunil Lee began playing guitar when he was around 16. Just like many other guitarists, he was first exposed to the music of rock and blues and later to all other types of music that you can find in this world, then he became very interested in studying jazz. After finishing high school, he moved to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music, where he studied with Riche Hart, Mark White, John Baboian, Mick Goodrick to name a few. He had a lot of performing experiences with different musicians and was complimented for his successful performance with all of his original compositions at Berklee college of Music in 2003. In 2004, he joined the 3D project “mirage” for music which has become a huge sensation and has won many awards such as 34th Annual Student Academy Awards®, San Diego Asian Film Festival and Oxford Film Festival. He has played in Boston, New Orleans, Los Angeles and New York area such as, Rutman Bass, LilyPad in Boston,Crescent City Brew House, Lounge Lizard in New Orleans as a band leader and a guitarist of various world class jazz bands. He also had played with some of the finest country bands such as Laurie Lace band, The Red wine band. Hyunil Lee is currently playing for Inner City All Stars band and God Phaktorr. He’s also leading his own jazz quintet.