Age eleven started playing the Banjo
Won 1st. place in school talent show at age 12
First musical job at age 13. weekends throughout high school
Father and son duo developed as a result of playing professionally and regularly.
1965-1971 Appeared with his father from
Some highlights of early career are as follows.
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Regional Sportsman shows-Dallas, Des Moines, Cleveland
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State fairs/ County fairs; Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama.
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Summer season two years in a row at Sea World, Aurora, Ohio.
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1969, 1970
Disneyland California “Spring-fling” two years in a row. •
Diamond Jim’s club St. Paul, Mn. Nightly shows in the “Bankers room” , Camelback Inn Scottsdale, Az, Desert Inn Tucson, Az.
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1970 Gaslight Village entire summer of variety show Lake George, N.Y. , Corporate Convention shows; Featured act with the Peter Duchen Orchestra Detroit, Professor Backwards, Boris Carloff Jr.
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1971 Solo career  begins
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The Red Garter saloon Chicago, Il.
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1972 Disneyland stage show “Class of 27” Anaheim, Ca.
1972 Disney World “Class of 27 show”, The Banjo Kings, Pioneer Hall, Orlando, Fl.
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1973 The New Christy Minstrels – traveling road show based in Los Angeles, Ca.
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1974-1975 Rosie O’Grady’s Pensacola, Fl.
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1976  Family nightclub in Mobile, Alabama known as
“Pretty Boy Floyd’s” Dixieland Jazz club.
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1977 Ruby Red’s Underground Atlanta, Ga.
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1978-1980 Disney World Orlando, Fl.
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1980-1981 Auntie Mame’s – Ft. Lauderdale, Fl W/Bill Allred leader
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1983-1987 Flash-in-the-pan Jazz Band founding member – Mobile, Al.
1988-1991World Famous Banjo Band Rosie O’Grady’s Orlando, Fl.
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1991-1992 Mickey Finn’s show – Las Vegas, NV.
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1992-2003 Disney World, Rhythm Rascals
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2003-2004 Tokyo Disney Sea – American Waterfront, Cape Cod Trio – Tokyo
Japan
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2004 – 2007 Steamboat Willie trio New Orleans, La.
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2008-2009 Universal Studios Osaka, Japan “Fire Jazz Fantasy show”
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2009- current freelancing in New Orleans Lousiana
Special engagements;
U.S. State Department “Thank You World Tour” on behalf of all the countries that gave to the Hurricane Katrina relief fund.
Doreene Ketchen’s new Orleans Jazz all-stars booked through
Wynton Marsallis’s Jazz at the Lincoln Center N.Y. City (Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, and Japan
Performing at Jazz festivals throughout the U.S. with Igor’s Jazz Cowboy’s, Big Mama Sue, and The Black Swan Jazz Band
Distinctions
Endorses; GHS STRINGS
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Banjo given to him by Eddie Peabody “King of the Banjo”
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Teamed with Doug Mattocks as the “Banjo Brothers” act Sacramento jazz
festival Memorial weekend, four years running.
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Featured guest artist Sacramento jazz festival for nine years.
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Wrote and produced travel industry shows as part of a duel promotion for Eastern Airlines and Walt Disney World in South America .
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Wrote two major convention shows for Disney; The “Red White and Blue review”, and “All that Jazz”
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Only Banjoist to appear at all three Rosie O’Grady’s jazz clubs Orlando, Pensacola, and Las Vegas.
Headliner at regional Banjo conventions in;
• Los Angeles, Ca • Stone Mountain, Ga • Pittsburgh, Pa • St. Louis, Mo • Orlando, Fl • Cleveland, Oh • Cincinnati, Oh
Recordings
Have Banjo Will Travel w/Carl Fontana
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The Banjo Artistry of Lee Floyd
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Big Tiny Little meets Lee Floyd
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Rosie O’Grady’s World Famous Banjo Band
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Disney World’s Rhythm Rascals “Christopher Columbus”
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Disney World’s Rhythm Rascals “Futuristic Jungleisim”
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“Steamboat Willie meets Plink Floyd” Volume 1. and 2.
The New Orleans Nickels and Diamonds project
O. Lee Floyd III
5413 Milne Blvd. New Orleans, La. 70124
407-406-4329
http://www.plinkfloyd.com