Hal Lester

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Hal Lester
Born (1955-04-13) April 13, 1955 (age 60)
Genres Rock
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1978–present
Associated acts The Headers
Palm Springs Life Magazine
Palm Springs, California
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul
Paul Reed Smith
Fender Stratocaster

Hal Lester is an American jazz and rock lead guitarist.


Born in Brooklyn, New York), Lester grew up in Massapequa, New York, and honed his skills with future Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano Awards winner, Dave Tucciarone. he then studied music at the famed Berklee College of Music.

Lester played, recorded, toured and produced many famous bands. He also has created many magazine and CD covers around the world.[1][2][3] Hal has also produced arranged and recorded with Pat Caddick.,[4] Wayne Newton and Danny Gans.

He has also played with Scott Freilich, who was bass player for Ani Difranco on her [5] Puddle Dive CD.

Lester's latest projects include a new CD dedicated to his late father and the graphics for the cover/logo of Scott Freilich's band The Headers.[6]

Lester's work has been displayed in the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Lester is the copyright owner of "P.S. I Love You". Registration Number ~ VAu000190740.[7]

Lester has recently been awarded V.I.P. Head Adviser Membership Acknowledgment Status Award by MylesPaul forum. [8] "We are pleased to announce our first VIP status award (there will be more to come). This is for members who we feel are a great value & asset to our community. Someone who may not be in the Limelight but has stood up in their efforts to help make us what we are."

Lester has received membership of the Grammy Recording Academy.


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