Bryan Lee


Birthday March 16, 1943

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Wisconsin

DEATH DATE Aug 21, 2020 (77)

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New Orleans-based blues guitarist and singer whose blindness earned him the nickname "Braille Blues Daddy." He began releasing music in the late 70's and earned a large following in Louisiana in the 80's with his band The Jump Street Five.

Before Fame

He was completely blind by age eight. He developed a passion for blues listening to the radio station WLAC-AM and was playing in the band The Glaciers by his late teens.


He performed with Kenny Wayne Shepherd on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in February 2007.

Family Life

He married a woman named Bethany, who also served as his manager.

Associated With

He was personally encouraged to keep playing the blues by legendary blues guitarist Muddy Waters.