As a professional performer and teacher, Lee Evans feels strongly that jazz can and should be incorporated in the piano lesson. His series consists of over 80 publications with can be used as supplementary material or as a course dedicated to the study of jazz itself. Lee Evans’ concepts have drawn international attention, even to publication in Japan and the Soviet Union. A native of New York City, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from New York University, and earned his Master of Arts and Doctor of Education Degrees from Columbia University. He has acted as pianist and music coordinator for such performers as Tom Jones, Englebert Humperdinck, Carol Channing, Cat Stevens, Emerson Lake & Palmer and others. He is in constant demand as a clinician and speaker, and averages 40 workshops each year plus appearances at state and national meetings. He teaches at the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University in New York City, where he has also acted as Chair of the Performing Arts Department.