Lee “Plink” Floyd is considered by most experts to be the best banjo player on the planet. In fact he was inducted into the Banjo Hall of Fame in 2012.
He has performed all over the world in places like Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Budapest Hungary Switzerland, France and Germany. Lee also played on the US State Department’s “Thank You World Tour” with a band from New Orleans in appreciation of all the countries that gave to the Hurricane Katrina relief fund.
In his early career in 1973 Lee toured nationwide with the New Christy Minstrels’ traveling road show and has also played with the Peter Duchen Orchestra, Mickey Finn’s Las Vegas show, and was one of the featured artists
at the Sacramento Jazz Festival annually for over twenty years. He created his own night club with his father in Mobile, Alabama called Pretty Boy Floyd’s.
Lee has led his own group and performed at major venues throughout the world including The Red Garter Chicago, Disneyland Anaheim, Disney World in Orlando, and Tokyo Disney Japan. He had a long-term contract with Universal Studios (USJ) Osaka Japan, Auntie Mame’s Ft. Lauderdale, Mickey Finn’s Las Vegas, Ruby Red’s Atlanta, and Rosie O’Grady’s in Pensacola, Orlando, and Las Vegas. He is currently featured nightly at one of New Orleans’ top jazz lounges, Fritzel’s European Jazz Pub and The Maison Bourbon Club.