Q. What do you get when you marry a jazz vocalist with a contemporary musician?
A. THE | SETS
THE | SETS is the coming together of two experienced musicians based in Dunsborough southwest WA.
In 2016, the vocals-keys-beats duo launched their new laid back, smooth sound spanning R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hip genres across many decades moulded into neo-soul beats.
The result is a unique sensory experience that has been melting ears and lifting moods across the southwest.
WHO ARE WE?
Lee started singing professionally at the age of 16 in a Latino band. Straight after high school she commenced her studies at WAAPA completing a Certificate IV in Jazz Vocals & Bachelor of Arts (Jazz Vocals). These early days built a strong foundation for professional and performance ability while singing in front of audiences big and small at various venues, weddings and events in Perth. Fast forward over a decade later, her vocal style has evolved with major influences like Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill and Chaka Khan.
Jon formally started learning Piano in a blues style at the age of 13. He graduated from WAAPA with a Diploma in Contemporary Music and has since had years of experience playing across genres such as blues, rock, soul, country and funk in cover and original lineups. A multi-instrumentalist who sits in the pocket in any style. Jon plays with deep feel and rhythmic connection which sets him apart.