Lez Karski has been the unique soul/blues guitar and vocal style of The Foreday Riders, Hippos, Bondi Cigars, Donkeys, and Nervous Investors.
He’s also the preferred sideman for visiting US Blues artists.
The late great Johnny Johnson, Chris Cain, Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne, Diunna Greenleaf, Barbara Blue and Kyla Brox have all chosen Lez as guitar man for their Oz tours.
A regular at the Bridgetown and Narooma Blues festivals, Lez played at the Byron Bay Festival with the Bondi Cigars and later with Johnny Johnson. He also represented Australia at Poland’s ‘Thanks Jimi’ guitar festival while touring Europe with ‘the Nervous Investors’.
‘Dog Holiday’ screened on ABC TV’s ‘Live at the Basement’ featured Lez’s songs performed with former Sydney band mates.
Lez relocated from W.A. where he was a founder of the Albany Blues Club. Now based in Byron Bay, he performs with his own ‘Lez Karski Trio’. featuring Al Britton & Bruce Stephens, two of Oz’s finest blues players.