Billy Lester

Undergraduate Discipline


Jazz Piano

BA, Lehman College. Manhattan School of Music. Taught at Diller-Quaile Music School; music appreciation at Lehman College; private teaching, 1976-present. Solo concert: Heineken Jazz Festival, 1984. Six recordings. “Storytime” nominated by NPR as one of the best in jazz of 2013. Performs in the United States and in Europe. SLC, 2017–