Lee Clifton - session guitarist

"Brilliant acoustic guitar playing" - Bob Harris, Radio 2 Live Session

"A great guitarist" - Guitar Techniques Magazine

"One of the best guitarists we've ever had in the studio" - Mel Polydorou, producer BBC London


Contact: info@leeclifton.co.uk   /   07968380599


Lee Clifton is a session guitarist, based in Malvern, Worcestershire. Originally trained as a classical guitarist, he has been gigging with rock, indie and acoustic bands for the last 20 years. He is also a co-writer, including of the 2015 single Love is the Drug that You Crave.


Lee has played at several major festivals and has worked with top musicians including Geoff Dugmore, Damon Minchella, Tess Jones, and Jack Rubinacci. He has recorded sessions for award winning producers such as Chris Potter and Adrian Hall. 

Lee has performed live on BBC Radio Kent, BBC Hereford and Worcester, and BBC Radio WM. Further live performances are planned for BBC London, and for the Bob Harris show on Radio 2 on 22nd December 2013

He is available for session work, including online session work, and to teach both acoustic and electric guitar to a professional level.

Reviews for guitar work on Tess of The Circle album "Thorns", the second album written by Tess Jones:

Music Riot -  "Lee Clifton’s guitar work generally, but particularly the two solos, is stunning"

Guitar & Bass Magazine - "some inspired lead work from Lee Clifton naturally support Jone's acoustic tunes for this epic folk pop record"

Full Page Feature and interview in Guitar Techniques magazine, July 2013

Fireworks Magazine - "...it’s unknown guitarist Lee Clifton who has undoubtedly turned in one of the star turns of the album.......elegant electric guitar passages"

R2 magazine - "Tess Jones expands upon the folky approach of the well-received debut set, largely due to the presence of Lee Clifton on electric guitar

Music Trespass - "Cracks and Burns contains some awesome guitar work"